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The Friday Lunch Club is open on Friday this week in All Saints’ parish hall from 11am, when coffee and biscuits are available and there is time to catch up with friends. A two-course meal is served at 12noon followed by tea or coffee. Transport can be available and anyone who would like to come along should phone 5190582 for catering purposes.

On Saturday the Friends of All Saints’ Cleadon have organised an outing to Whalton Village show. The coach leaves the Britannia Inn at 10am and there are numerous events on the agenda including dog shows, sheep dog trials, a children’s choir from Africa, a steel band, floral displays, classic cars, as well as a trade marquee.

This Sunday is Pastoral Sunday, when those who need help and those who give it are remembered in the prayers. A pastoral network from both churches looks after each area in the village, and there is a special get-together evening for them next Tuesday at 7-30pm.

The Married Couples Group of All Saints’ Church meets again after the summer break on Monday at 7-30pm with an interesting new programme for the year.

Rotary International Polio Plus Campaign has been working since 1985 to try to eliminate this disease completely. The original challenge to vaccinate every child on a regular basis has resulted in there being only two countries left in the world where polio is endemic. A 17-track CD has been produced incorporating pieces from local individuals, schools and groups which is on sale at £5, all of which will go towards Rotary International’s End Polio Now Campaign. To buy a copy or to find out more ring 5369807.

A French class for children in reception class to year 6 is available in the Old Schoolroom, next to the parish hall each Wednesday. Contact 07454383249 for times and information.