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Anna Williamson and Kyle Atherton were chosen as Easington Academys new head girl and head boy and deputies Jack Norman and Chloe Aiston.
Anna Williamson and Kyle Atherton were chosen as Easington Academys new head girl and head boy and deputies Jack Norman and Chloe Aiston.
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Anna Williamson and Kyle Atherton were chosen as Easington Academy’s new head girl and head boy. The candidates had to apply for the position with an application letter, followed by an interview. All the application letters were of a very high standard and the interviews were all excellent, making it extremely difficult to decide. Deputies were Jack Norman and Chloe Aiston.

Book your free place now and get some hint and tips for building your scarecrow at the free Scarecrow Building Workshops for Easington Village Scarecrow Competition. These will be held at St Mary’s Church hall on August 23, 26 and 30 from 9.30am to 12.30. On August 26 the session will be from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Book via the Facebook page or contact Alice Morton. Time to get pen to paper and enter this year’s competition get yours forms from Village News or go to the Facebook site for information. Entries are needed by September 6 so they can be included on the map. Entry fee is £1.

Miss Doris Ferguson, former headteacher at Easington Colliery Junior School, who has died aged 95

Miss Doris Ferguson, former headteacher at Easington Colliery Junior School, who has died aged 95

Cineworld at Dalton Park will officially open on September 9. Tickets will be available for purchase from August 26. All are welcome to go along for the grand opening.

A summer family funday will be held at The Lisa Dixon Centre in Haswell every Wednesday during the school holidays. There’s a variety of different activities for everyone to join in with from a Rodeo Bull to a Nerf Wars Arena. There are lots of activities and lots of fun.

A free four-week Practical Cooking course will be starting Monday, August 22, from, 10am to noon at Healthworks. Go along to meet new friends and learn some healthy practical cooking skills. All you need to take is yourself as everything will be provide free. For more details, ring 5274150 or go to reception.

Easington C of E Primary School Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 children had a wonderful time at the Peterlee Partnership Children’s Festival. They enjoyed lots of different activities including making friendship bracelets, sports activities and samba drumming. Family members helped to make the school banner, which was proudly displayed during the day.

Cakey Sisters, at East Durham Garden Centre, will be closed on Saturday and August 21. They are sorry for any inconvenience.

Miss Doris Ferguson, former headmistress at Easington Colliery Junior School, died on Sunday, July 24, at Beachcomber Care Home aged 95. She was a fabulous headmistress who loved the school and her work. She will be greatly missed. Her funeral will take place on Tuesday, August 23, at 1.30pm at St John’s, Seaham Harbour. Family flowers only with donations in lieu, if so desired to St John’s Church. There were many messages on Facebook – Fond memories of a great head mistress. “Manners maketh man” is the motto that many pupils will remembered her using.