Queen's party for city 90-year olds

Residents aged 90 are being invited to a special party to mark the Queen's birthday.

Thursday, 14th April 2016, 1:48 pm
Updated Thursday, 14th April 2016, 1:53 pm
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Catering students at City College Peterborough will prepare a three-course dinner for 90 VIP guests, including local people also celebrating their 90th birthday this year.

The free event will be held at the Main Hall, City College Peterborough, Brook Street, from 12.30pm on Thursday June 9 , and applications from people born in 1926 who want to join the party are open now.

Mayor of Peterborough, Councillor John Peach, said: “Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday is certainly an occasion for national celebration.

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“I was delighted to learn about City College Peterborough’s fantastic plans to join in with the party.

“It will be a superb way of marking the occasion on a more local level and is a lovely way of getting Peterborough residents together who were also born in 1926.”

Anyone wishing to be considered as one of the special party attendees, or wishes to nominate an individual celebrating their 90th birthday during 2016, should send the name, address and contact details to Jackie Hall, Marketing Manager, City College Peterborough, PE1 1TU, call 01733 293888 or email [email protected] by Saturday, April 30.