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Volunteers are needed to clear the stream and path behind Monkwearmouth Academy leading to the cemetery, gloves and tools provided. If you can spend an hour or more, meet at the bridge behind Staveley Road on April 2 and 3 at 10am. Phone Maureen on 5760855 for more information.

two-day football course will take place in Monkwearmouth School, for boys and girls aged four to 14,s on Thursday, March 31, and Friday, April 1, from 10am to 3pm. Cost is £20. To book, ring or text Paul on 07736942638.

A photographic display of Stained Glass Windows will take place in the Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House, Pier Parade, Roker, by local photographer and Brigade man Larry Hetherington over the Easter weekend from noon-4pm each day with refreshments and a free tour of the Sunderland Volunteer Life Brigade Museum.

Pam and Melanie, from Fulwell WI, have taken over three derelict allotments on Shields Road, Sunderland. They are hoping to turn them into community allotments for people who would like to be part of a community, enjoy the outdoor life and gardening. If you would like to help clearing these allotments and eventually have a piece of land to grow your own produce, contact Pam on 0191 5484764 or 07920427982 or Melanie on 07809434561 to arrange a meeting. The venue is run by Fulwell WI and paid for by charitable donations and events, people who receive plots do not pay for them.

Create your own butterfly to take home at Fulwell Library on Wednesday, March 30, from 2pm-3pm. For further information, contact the library on 01915615260. Children aged under eight must be accompanied by an adult.

Easter Services in Monkwearmouth Parish are: At St Andrew’s, Roker: Good Friday at 10am worship for everyone, followed by hot cross buns served in the hall. Then at 2pm Good Friday Liturgy with sermon and hymns. Easter Day: 8am Holy Communion, 9.30am Holy Eucharist. At All Saints’ Good Friday, 2pm, an hour’s Devotion with hymns. Easter Day 10.30am Holy Communion. At St Peter’s Good Friday 10am Stations of the Cross then at 2pm Liturgy and Veneration of the Cross. Easter Day 11am Holy Eucharist with Easter festivities from 10.15am.

Sunderland Philatelic Society will meet in the hall of Roker Methodist Church, on the corner of Roker Park Road and Lonsdale Road, tomorrow at 7pm. For further information call Fred Greener on 3852196.

If you have not yet seen the exhibition of Ian S Carr: A Wearside railway photographer at Monkwearmouth Station Museum, it is on display until March 31.

Redby Community Centre, Fulwell Road, has re-started its parent and toddler group. It meets in the centre every Monday from 9.30am-11am. For more details, ring 0191 5484515.

Fulwell ward surgery will be held in Fulwell Library, Dene Lane, on Saturday from 10.30am-11.30am when one of the ward Councillors Howe, or Francis will be in attendance. Councillor Margaret Beck will also be there.