Lakes friends host activity day

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THE Friends of Silksworth Lakes are planning a day for young people to spread the word about the environment.

The group, which includes Lakeside, Farringdon and Plains Farm residents and members of the Sunderland Freshwater Angling Club, will host the event tomorrow.

Activities will start from the Lakeside and Gilley Law Community Centre, in North Moor Lane.

There will be talks on the wildlife in the lakes area, a litter pick and a wildlife trail.

The morning session starts at 9.15am, and the afternoon session at 12.30pm.

Help on the day is being provided by volunteers from Gentoo and it is supported by the police and Sunderland City Council.

The group aims to reintroduce water sport on the lakes, raise awareness of damage caused to the wildlife, apply for funding to install extra seating and 

Call Alan on 528 4284 or Rob on 07719 620274 for more details.