THE Mayor of Dudley will be kicking off his civic Christmas season with a charity coffee morning.

Councillor Alan Finch is inviting people to the Council House in Dudley tomorrow (Friday December 13) for coffee, mince pies and a raffle - in aid of his chosen Mayoral charities.

All money raised will go to Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and Dudley's White House Cancer Support charity.

Councillor Alan Finch, Mayor of Dudley, said: “I hope people will be able to join me to welcome in the Christmas season and raise some money for charity.”

The coffee morning takes place in the Mayor’s parlour from 10am to 12.30pm.