A PARISH council is to join the nationwide celebrations by hosting a special Coronation cream tea and screening His Majesty's Coronation at the parish hall.

Moretonhampstead Parish Council is planning to host the event on Saturday, May 6, the time of which is still to be confirmed.

Also, the council is offering lifts to anyone unable to walk to the parish hall; the council is also offering a Cream Tea delivery service for anyone unable to join in person.

To book a lift or a delivery, contact Moretonhampstead Parish Council via the telephone on 01647 440041 or send the council an email on [email protected].

A spokesman for Moretonhampstead Parish Council said: 'If you are able to spare a few hours on the day please get in touch; volunteering opportunities include making cream teas, serving residents, washing up and providing lifts to residents.

'If you're not able to volunteer on the day please consider baking scones or cakes, donating cream and jam or donating a raffle prize.'