Fulwell, Roker and Seaburn - Down Your Way

Children enjoyed taking part in the many activities on offer at Fulwell Mill at Christmas time.
Children enjoyed taking part in the many activities on offer at Fulwell Mill at Christmas time.
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Festive fun at Fulwell Mill on December 19 was well attended thanks to the effort of Sunderland North Business Centre staff and volunteers. The children enjoyed seeing Santa and receiving a gift plus all the fun craft activities.

Wearside Field Club will meet on Tuesday, January 12, at 7.30pm in Fulwell Community Centre, Chapman Street, Fulwell. Speaker will be Ann Cooper talking about An Icelandic Cruise. The next walk will be on Saturday, January 16, which will be a Fatfield circular, led by Alan Denham. Meet at Park Lane Interchange at 10.30am. All are welcome.

The Parish of Monkwearmouth invites you to a Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving to remember loved ones in All Saints’ Church on Wednesday, January 13, at 1pm followed by light refreshments in the Vestry Meeting Room with a opportunity to talk or sit quietly in church. Service will last about 20 minutes.

Looking for a new interest? St Andrew’s Snooker Club would welcome new members over 18 years of age. The club is situated at the west end of Priestman hall, up two flights of stairs. It is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursday from 6.45pm to 10pm, also Wednesday afternoons from noon to 4pm. For further details , ring Peter on 5482437 or Brian on 5292179.

A Fulwell ward surgery will be held in Fulwell Library, Dene Lane, on Saturday from 10.30am to 11.30am when one of the ward councillors, Howe or Francis, will be in attendance. Also Councillor Beck will be in attendance from 10am to 11am.

An exhibition of Railway photographs taken by the late Ian S Carr is taking place at Monkwearmouth Station Museum. To complement this exhibition Neil Sinclair will give a talk “Ian S Carr – A Wearside Railway Photographer” at Sunderland Museum on Saturday from 2pm for Fosums members. Visitors are welcome, pay £1 on the door.

neSlimmers classes are held in Chapman Street Community Centre (off Sea Road) every Wednesday at 6pm. There is no joining fee, pay only as you attend. To find out more check on Facebook @ North East Slimmers.

Balletbefit adult classes are held in Fulwell Community Centre, Chapman Street (off Sea Road), Fulwell. It is fitness with a difference and suitable for all abilities and there is no need to have previous dance experience. Sessions take place on Sundays from 10.30 am to 11.30am and Mondays from 7pm to 8pm. Work to dance inspired shaping and exercise classes in a hugely enjoyable way to improve strength, grace and poise. Helen Wilson is a Balletbefit Certified instructor. Contact, Helen.wilson@balletbefit.com

Sunderland public libraries offer a home delivery service providing books and audio items to customers who are unable to access a library themselves, either due to age, ill health, disability or long or short term mobility problems. If you know anyone who would benefit from this service, contact your nearest library or if you live in the Sunderland North area, ring 0191 5618103.

Wearside Photo Imaging is a small camera club of photographic enthusiasts, who meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Fulwell Community Association, Chapman Street, Fulwell, at 7pm. Activities are many and aimed at increasing knowledge in photography and image manipulation. New members are welcome.