Events to mark Ilkeston woman Hilda reaching one century

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A number of celebrations will be held in the lead up to a Ilkeston woman’s 100th birthday in the summer.

Hilda Cooper, formerly, Hilda Wittering, of Cotmanhay, will be 100 on July 28.

Since being a young child, she has regularly attended Cotmanhay Baptist Church, on Norman Street,where fellow church members are arranging three events to celebrate her 100th year, and over 90 years attendance at the church.

On Saturday, March 21 at 3pm; a vintage tea will be served, with other events to follow . Anyone interested in joining Hilda on any of these occasions can call Denise or Ron on 01159 309233, or email