Easington - Down Your Way

Pupils at Easington Academy would like to thank everyone who attended their Macmillan Coffe Morning.
Pupils at Easington Academy would like to thank everyone who attended their Macmillan Coffe Morning.
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A new practical cooking course is taking place at Easington Social Welfare Centre.

The course starts on Wednesday, November 4, from 12.30pm to 2.30pm and runs for four weeks.

Prepare, cook and taste your own healthy creations.

Ingredients will be provided free. For further details or to book a place, ring Easington Social Welfare Centre on 0191 527 0635.

The All Souls’ Service will be held in St Mary’s Church on Monday, November 2, at 8pm to remember all those loved ones who have died.

Have Your Say on Council Consultations with East Durham Rural Corridor Area Action Partnership (AAP).

Your views are wanted on proposals to change automatic entitlement to assistance with Home to School/College Transport and to target the financial support to those households in greatest need.

This consultation runs until November 11.

Views are also wanted on the proposals to make changes to the Care Connect service as it is proposed to introduce a charge for customers who currently receive a free service.

This consultation runs until November 18.

East Durham Association of Parish and Town Councils AGM and ordinary meeting was held in Seaton Holme.

William Smith, from Horden, PC was elected chairman, Marion Oliver vice-chairman, Gaynor Crute secretary and Edna Connor treasurer.

Delegates were selected for various bodies.

Jason Turnough gave a report on the East Durham AAP and members raised various problems from their areas.

A Christmas flower demonstration with the popular Val Guest will be held in St Mary’s Church hall on Tuesday, November 3, at 7pm. Pay at the door.

Thank you to everyone who contributed and attended Easington Academy Macmillan Coffee Morning on October 13 and helped us raise £175.

Hawthorn is organising a Community Bulb Planting on the Village Green on Saturday at 10am.

Everyone is invited to go along and help plant the 1,000 daffodil bulbs on the village green.

Free refreshments will be provided afterwards in the community centre. Take along your own spade or fork.

A Family Light Party, an alternative to Halloween will be held in Easington Colliery Methodist Church on Saturday from 5pm to 7pm.

Go along in fancy dress but no Halloween themes will be allowed in.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets from Sunday church or Deacon Annabel on 5871098.