Sanctuary Housing volunteer celebrates 99th birthday

Cissy Brine, who turned 99.

Cissy Brine, who turned 99. - Credit: Archant

A 99-year old who was awarded for her work running a club for the elderly in Hackney celebrated her birthday with her community centre chums.

Cissy Brine, who turned 99.

Cissy Brine, who turned 99. - Credit: Archant

Cissy Brine, who has run Sanctuary Housing’s Morningside Community Centre over 50s club since October 2012, celebrated with a fish ‘n’ chips lunch, bingo, music and lots of laughter.

Mrs Brine won a special award for her work at Sanctuary’s recent Hackney Community Awards.