A Ripley sewing club is on the look out for new members learn the ways of the crochet and cross hatch.
Simpley Stichers, which meets at Field Terrace Community Centre off Slack Lane in the town, has been running for eight years and its 20 members range from 13 to 83 years old - but club secretary Brenda Langham, is still keen for more to join. She said: “If anyone wants to learn needlework skills they can come and learn - but mainly we do it for the companionship. We do cross-stitching, knitting, crochet, chatting, drinking tea and eating biscuits!”
The club meets every Friday from 2pm until 4pm. To join, call Brenda on 01773 747435.