Doxford Park - Down Your Way

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Siglion, the group working with the city council on three major development sites in Sunderland, is holding a public exhibition about the proposed Chapelgarth development on Saturday January 30, between 10 am and 4pm at the Box Youth Project building on Hall Farm Road. This is part of the lead up work prior to a potential planning application being submitted. Go along if you have concerns or just want to know more about it.

Good news for residents whose houses face the new Aldi store. Christine Marshall picked up the council related issues on behalf of residents. While residents contacted Aldi top management. As a result the path on the Chaplegarth side has been cleaned up. Aldi and the council are working together to plant and maintain more screening shrubs. They should be in place early this year.

Councillors Betty Gibson, Christine Marshall and Colin English hold their ward surgeries on the last Thursday of every month, in Doxford Community Centre from 6pm to 7pm. Pop along if you have any issues or concerns you wish to discuss.

Sacred Dragon Martial Arts Tae-Kwon-Do and kickboxing classes are held in Doxford Park Community Centre every Sunday from 4pm to 5.30pm for those aged five and over. There is also a class on Wednesdays for those aged 13 and over from 6pm and 7pm. For further details contact Gordon on 07828230669.

A coffee morning is held on a Wednesday at 9.45am in the community association. Everybody is welcome.

Slimming World meets in Doxford Park Community Centre on a Tuesday at 7.30pm.

Zumba sessions are held on Mondays in the community centre at 8pm. All are welcome to go along. Dance sessions are suitable for all abilities.

Doxford Park Stay Healthy Group’s B Active N B Fit class with Diane is held every Thursday at 1pm in Doxford Park Community Centre Hall. Sessions cost £3 and include Zumba Gold, circuits, dance and movement. New members are welcome.

Karate classes are held in Doxford Park Community Centre on Mondays and Fridays from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Pop along or ring Eddie Thompson on 07709791744 for further information

Karate sessions are held in Benedict Biscop School, Moorside, on Mondays, from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.

Mill Hill After-School Karate Club takes place on Thursdays from 3.30pm to 4.30pm, term time only. For more information, contact Rebecca Potts on 07979538992.