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The Hut at Moorsley hosted a Macmillan Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday, September 25, and took an amazing £650 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Moorsley & District CA would like to thank everyone who attended, made a donation or gave their time and efforts towards making this another successful event

Thanks go to Mick Hall and his group, the Relitecs, and James Thourghgood and his group, Kickback Generation, for staging the punk rock night and donating all the proceeds to ELCAP. The social raised £ 578 for the centre.

Congratulation to Eppleton Cricket Club cricketer Layla Tipton, who has been selected to play for Durham Ladies 1XI this Easter in India. What an excellent achievement for Layla, her family and all at Eppleton. Well done

The ladies at Hetton IM Church WA and craft club have been working hard and have made, collected, donated and bagged the following items for aid projects in Eastern Europe: 177 baby vests, 48 knitted teddies,36 large sacks of clothing, 4 sacks of shoes , 4 crochet blankets, 6 sacks of bedding and 80 handbags filled with 10-plus items of jewellery, toiletries, make-up, hats, scarves and gloves. Thanks to everyone who contributed and helped.

A fundraiser with Halloween themed games, crafts and delicious yet scary sweet making will be held for children. For the adults there will be refreshments, raffles and Body Shop at Home products to sample and buy. The event will take place in Low Moorsley hut on Friday, October 30, from 2pm to 8pm and you stay as little or as long as you wish. Money raised will go to Children On The Edge, which helps vulnerable children. The charity varies its support depending on the needs of the children and helps children all around the world. There will be a prize for the scariest Halloween dress up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

In Easington Lane Independent Methodist Church, Brickgarth, as part of the evening service on October 25 at 5.30pm, the choir will sing and narrate the musical, David. It tells the story of the young shepherd boy who became a great King of Israel. This 45-minute musical concludes the previous three Sunday services , when Eddie Howe, Syd Grey, and Jean Merton led members through the events of David’s life. The musical director and pianist is Ann Pringle and the narrater is Mary Grey. All are welcome to go along.