Easington - Down Your Way

Children, above and below, enjoyed taking part in all the activities at the Hocus Pocus Halloween events held at the Barn in Easington.
Children, above and below, enjoyed taking part in all the activities at the Hocus Pocus Halloween events held at the Barn in Easington.
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The Hocus Pocus Halloween event held at the Barn in Easington would like to say a massive thank you to Elaine Beard and Easington Heritage group for all their hard work. The biggest thank you goes to all the witches, wizards, ghouls and devils for making the day so enjoyable and all those who helped in anyway.

A superb evening of music and dancing will be held in a period venue with Tony and Paula on the decks playing your favourite tunes from 1930s, 40s and 50s. Lovely sprung dance floor, only £2 entry. Fully licensed bar. So get on your dancing shoes and truck down to Easington Social Welfare on Saturday, at 7.30pm.

Children, above and below, enjoyed taking part in all the activities at the Hocus Pocus Halloween events held at the Barn in Easington.

Children, above and below, enjoyed taking part in all the activities at the Hocus Pocus Halloween events held at the Barn in Easington.

Andrea Swift, headteacher at Easington C of E Primary School, was invited to London to become an Active Schools Ambassador. The invitation came via the Youth Sport Trust which recognises the work the school does to ensure the children are active and was in partnership with Nike and The British Heart Foundation. She was one of only twelve Head Teachers in the country to be invited. She was very proud to represent the school and children.

Easington Colliery Under 11s Girls’ FC team is a new venture for girls in the area to play football. Secretary of the club is Tracy Sarry, of Hawthorn Street, whose daughter Katie plays for the team. The team was recently boosted by goods worth £500 from Tony O’Donnell, managing director of Peterlee Executive Taxis. They train at Easington Colliery Social Welfare Centre on Wednesday nights and play at East Durham College on Saturday mornings. For more information, contact Tracy on 078555777 563913.

Hawthorn Snowman Competition (You don’t even need snow) invites you to make your own unique snowman from any materials, place either in a front window or garden or anywhere visible from the footpath so judges can see him while walking around Hawthorn–you need not be there at the time. Judging takes place on Saturday, November 30, and the results and prizes will be given at the switching on of the Christmas Lights, which takes place at 5pm.Make sure you let the organisers know that you have enteredso that the judges know where to visit. Contact the organisers either by email or Parish Clerk Lesley Swinburne on 01740 622429.

Easington C of E Primary School held a non-uniform day and raised £76. This will be put towards the cost of a new greenhouse (which it is hoped will be matched by the grant the school received to run its Family Gardening Club).

Go along to the free bike marking event at Easington Police Office at Glebe Terrace on Saturday, November 14, between 2pm and 4pm with Seaham and Easington Police.