Easington - Down Your Way

Everyone enjoyed the activities organised by Teachers from Sunderland Talks crew at The Barn at Easington.
Everyone enjoyed the activities organised by Teachers from Sunderland Talks crew at The Barn at Easington.
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Teachers from Sunderland Talks crew spent a great day at The Barn at Easington with berries, beauty and making the time to be inspired and create, which was the training message of the day. Everyone would like to say a big thank you to Kath Beddingfield for being a part of the day.

Thank you to everyone who attended Easington Academy Macmillan Coffee morning and for helping to raise £295.60.

Teachers from Sunderland Talks crew spent a great day at The Barn at Easington.

Teachers from Sunderland Talks crew spent a great day at The Barn at Easington.

East Durham Garden Centre, South Hetton Road, is holding a festive market on Saturday. All types of goods will be available. Features will include Halloween, a bit of craft, some Christmas loveliness and a lot of shopping.

A Pumpkin Carving will be held at East Durham Garden Centre on Friday and Saturday from 10.30am to 3pm.

Easington Colliery Parish Council is sponsoring a Halloween party in Easington Colliery Social Welfare Centre on Monday, October 31, from 6pm to 8pm with disco, buffet, children’s entertainers and prizes to be won. The event is for children under 13, who must be accompanied by a guardian. Entry is free for local children but tickets are available from the centre.

Thank you to everyone who supported the broth and stottie night at Easington Colliery Methodist Church. A total of £560 was raised.

Easington MP Grahame Morris visited Seaham Marina as work begun on a purpose built activity centre, which will offer a variety of watersports and outdoor activities on the East Durham coast. The Marina, managed by a Community Interest Company, secured funding from the Coastal Communities Fund to improve the marina’s facilities and develop the new marine activities centre. It will increase opportunities for local families, schools and community groups to participate in water sports such as kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding, which have not previously been available in the area. The activity centre will also facilitate a variety of land activities and outdoor sports too. This complements the existing facilities such as the Waterside Complex where people can enjoy the shops and cafes, as well as the heritage centre in the restored lifeboat house to view the George Elmy lifeboat and learn more about the history of the marina.

A Vision Evening, led by the Reverend Bob Hopper will be held in St Mary’s Church hall tomorrow at 7.15pm. The topic will be Sharing Together All The Work Of The Church. He will also lead a worship workshop on Saturday from 10am to 2pm followed by A faith lunch and communion.

Cakey Sisters, Cakes and supplies at East Durham Garden Centre will be closed for two weeks from October 27 to November 10, back open as usual on Friday November 11.

The popular Parish Patch Community magazine that has been delivered to all homes in St Mary’s Church parish is running short of deliverers. Schools, groups and news on what is happening in the village is published three times a year. The magazine is compiled, printed and delivered by volunteers, many have been delivering since the start and obviously are getting older. Distributors for 25 – 68 North Crescent are needed as well as the new houses on the old council site, Seaton Close will be the patch. Delivery may only take an hour or two but any help however small would be greatly appreciated. Contact Susan Biermann on 5270331 or email stmaryseasington.secretary@gmail.com

A new eight-week snooker trial group will be starting at Easington Social Welfare Centre on Tuesday, November 8, from 2pm to 4pm. The free sessions will be open to all abilities, learn the rules and take part in fun competitions. All equipment will be provided.