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Jessica Talbot, daughter of Lavinia Talbot, will be taking part in the Great North Run on Sunday. She will be running in memory of her aunt, Geraldine Kelly, who died of pancreatic cancer a year ago on the day of the race. Money raised will go to pancreatic cancer. If you would like to sponsor her go to her just giving site from her Facebook page.

Castletown Community Centre host a number of activities throughout the week including: Monday, Thursday and Friday a toddler group meets from 9.30am to noon; Monday, Weight Watchers, 5.30pm to 8pm; Tuesday, coffee morning, 9.30am to 12.30pm; Wedneday, 9.30am to 2.30pm crafts and 6pm to 9.30pm bingo; Thursday, afternoon club, 12.30pm to 3.30pm and British Legion from 7pm to 9pm; Friday, karate from 6pm to 7.30pm and Sunday afternoon kickboxing.Everyone is welcome. The hall is available to hire for parties on Saturdays. For more information, contact Jackie on 07453659295.

Tiddly Winks Toddler Group meets on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9.30am to noon. Sessions cost £2, which includes drinks and snacks and tea and coffee for the parents.

Castletown Slimming World group, which meets in Castletown Methodist Church, Castle View, runs sessions every Wednesday at 5.30pm and 7.30pm. For more information, contact Carole on 07796896221 or just pop in.

Hylton Castle and Town End Farm boys and girls club runs a step aerobics class every Thursday from 6pm to 7pm, costing £2, a sauna is also available. There is also an eight to 11 years beginners’ boxing class every Tuesday and Thursday from 5pm to 6pm, costing £2. The boxing team is recruiting from ages 10 to 40 for its team. Ring Elaine on 07761989467 for more details or just turn up. Any retired amateur boxer who thinks they have what it takes and would like to coach, pop along.

Castletown Karate Club meets every Thursday in Castletown Primary School between 6.30pm and 7.30pm, and every Friday from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in Castle View Centre. For more information, ring 07969434670.

Castletown Karate Community club meets in Castletown Community Centre every Sunday between 10.30am and 11.30am. The instructor is Steve, ring him on 07450263914, or go along.