BLACKWELL: Methodist church’s harvest festival service

Blackwell Methodist Church celebrated its harvest festival with a special service on Sunday.

The service was conducted by Catherine Davey of Mansfield and pianist was Margaret Iball. Readings were given by Sandra and Brian Bennett.

Harvest gifts of fruit and vegetables, together with cash gifts, were presented to the Salvation Army at South Normanton for its food parcel scheme. Thanks were extended by Gail Branston.

The service was followed by a bring-and-share tea.