ON behalf of the people who attend the Friendship Café at Knutsford Methodist Church, I would like to express my gratitude to Mel and the wonderful staff at Plumleys Café situated in the garden centre.

Forty-two of us descended on the café to celebrate Christmas with coffee and cake, filling up half of the seats available. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there, with a prompt and friendly service, a fantastic selection of cakes/ traybakes and more importantly than anything, a real sense of respect and compassion from the staff.

We sang carols and played pass the parcel to the delight of other customers. So a big thank you for helping to make this happen especially on the Friday before Christmas when the café was busy with folk coming in for Christmas dinner.

The Friendship Café is every Friday 10am until noon, for those living with dementia and their carers.

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