Members of Eastwood Baptist Church Ladies Friendly Circle held a tea party to celebrate the group’s 60th anniversary and say farewell to one of its members.
Barbara Simpson who has been a member for 57 years has decided to move to Northamptonshire to be near her family.
Mrs Simpson who lives in Moorgreen has has held office of treasurer, flower secretary and social secretary in the group.
Members cut a cake and Mrs Simpson was given cards and gifts.
Chairman Brenda Beesley said: “She is a friend to us all and we will miss her very much.”