Herringtons, Farringdon and Lakeside - Down Your Way

Volunteers with the sack loads of rubbish they collected from Middle Herrington Park.
Volunteers with the sack loads of rubbish they collected from Middle Herrington Park.
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A few civic minded residents responded to local councillor Gillian Galbraith’s call to litter pick at Middle Herrington Park, which is well used by the children of the area. Led by councillor Darryl Dixon, using equipment provided by the council, the team spent time doing a thorough comb of the park for litter and debris of all kind. Members from Herrington Townswomen’s Guild and Women’s Institute laid on refreshments at the Scout Hut.

East Herrington Townswomen’s Guild will meet tonight in St Chad’s Church hall at 7.15pm. The speaker will be George Hetherington, who will give a talk accompanied by music on the life and music of Jerome Kerne. Jean Brown will be taking names for a Christmas lunch at Oak Tree Farm on December 6. Visitors and new members are welcome.

The new management members at Lakeside Club, which has a number of new sessions starting.

The new management members at Lakeside Club, which has a number of new sessions starting.

Herrington Flower Club will be holding its annual Christmas Market on Tuesday, November 1, from 6pm to 9pm at the Health and Racquet Club Doxford Park. There will be more than 25 stalls offering a range of ideas for Christmas. Entrance is free.

Lakeside Community Centre is now under the management of a new ambitious group of residents. New groups will be starting such as Jitta Bugs, Slimming World and children’s dance clubs, and together with all the long established groups. The centre is available to hire at very reasonable costs for groups, parties and meetings. Contact the secretary on 07954 408528 for more information.