Grindon Church Community Project, in Galway Road, welcomes new people to join its band of volunteers who do gardening, DIY and office work throughout the week. On offer is a friendly welcome, lunch, work experience but most of all, friendship. Some of former volunteers have got jobs using the experience and confidence they gained with the team. Contact Kati on 0191 534 2519, or see www.gccp.org.uk or Facebook.
The A690 Youth Initiative operates a youth club at Grindon Church Community Project, in Galway Road, for youngsters aged seven to 11 on Thursdays from 5.45pm. More details from 0191 553 8890.
Grindon Mill Bowling Club welcomes new members of all ages. Contact Alan Graham on 07789 809 979 for details.