Events for coeliac sufferers

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Fenland and District Coeliac Group, which covers Lincolnshire, is holding a couple of events next month.

Coeliac disease affects one in every 100 people and is a digestive condition caused by an adverse reaction to gluten – found in wheat, barley and rye and any products produced using these cereals.

Possible symptoms are tiredness, nausea, wind, anaemia, loss of weight and bloating.

Those attending the events can ask questions, sample products and help raise awareness of Coeliac disease

If you have any paper back books or items that could be used for a tombola stall at future events , they can be brought along too.

A coffee morning will be held on Saturday, October 4 at Downham Market Town Hall in Norfolk ( PE38 9JZ) from 9.30am until noon.

There will be a tombola, books and card stall and Becky’s cup cakes and Glebe farm in attendance. For more information call Alan Smith on 01366 387872 (evenings).

Also, on Saturday, October 18 there is a food fair at Peterborough Regional College, Park Crescent (E1 4DZ), from 10am until 1pm.

There will be many manufacturers at this event and a chance to try products before purchasing. Admission £1 per person, children under 16 free, and parking is free. For further information call Kristina Buffham on 01733 760325.