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Monkwearmouth Local History Group meets on Monday, March 7, at 2pm in the Fellowship Room at Roker Methodist Church, Roker Park Road, Roker. There will be a talk by Sharon Vincent, Public Health Reform in Sunderland (The Rawlinson Report). Visitors are welcome.

Sunderland Philatelic Society will meet in the hall of Roker Methodist Church, on the corner of Roker Park Road and Lonsdale Road, tomorrow at 7pm. View competition entries and Bourse. For further information, call Fred Greener on 3852196.

Marske Fishermen’s Choir will perform in the Watch House on Friday at 7.30pm. There will be a buffet, bar and raffle. Tickets are £10 from Rose on 0191 5292651. Proceeds to Sunderland Volunteer Life Brigade.

Roker United Reformed Church Fellowship will meet today at 2pm for Members’ Afternoon. All are welcome.

All Saints’ Ladies’ Fellowship meets in the vestry meeting room at All Saints’ Church, Fulwell Road, tomorrow at 7.45pm. Cliff Banks will show slides with music. All ladies are welcome.

First Roker District Brownies meet every Wed in term time in Seaburn New Church between 5pm and 6pm. Rainbows are girls between 5 and 7years. They play games and have various activities and crafts. Anyone interested please phone Christine on 5652547 or 07719181262

A Fulwell ward surgery will be held in Fulwell Library, Dene Lane, on Saturday from 10.30am-11.30am when one of the ward councillors, Howe or Francis, will be in attendance. Councillor Beck will be in attendance from 10am-11am.

Wearside Photo Imaging is a small camera club of photographic enthusiasts who meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Fulwell Community Association, Chapman Street, Fulwell, at 7pm. Activities are many and aimed at increasing knowledge in photography and image manipulation. New members are welcome.

If you are feeling lonely and would like a chat, you are welcome to go along for a game of bingo at Audrey’s coffee morning every Wednesday in the Blue Bell from 11am. Phone Audrey on 0191 548 0855 for more details.

Balletbefit adult classes are held at Fulwell Community Centre, Chapman Street (off Sea Road). This is suitable for all abilities and there is no need to have previous dance experience. Sessions are held on Sunday mornings from 10.30am-11.30am and Mondays from 7pm-8pm. Work to dance inspired shaping and exercise classes to improve strength, grace and poise. Helen Wilson is a Balletbefit Certified instructor. Contact her on Helen.wilson@balletbefit.com

Sunderland Public Libraries offer a home delivery service, providing books and audio items to customers who are unable to access a library themselves, either due to age, ill health, disability or long or short term mobility problems. If you know anyone who would benefit from this service, please contact your nearest library or if you live in the Sunderland North area ring 0191 5618103.

Spanish classes for children (Reception to Year 6) take place in the Community Room at Tesco Sunderland Extra, Newcastle Road, Roker, every Monday during term-time between 4.40pm and 7.30pm. For session times, bookings or enquiries, contact Julia on 07454383249 or email: info@lingo-kids.com. French classes also run on Wednesdays between 4.40pm and 7.30pm at All Saints’ Parish Church, Sunderland Road, Cleadon. For more information, visit www.lingo-kids.com

St Andrew’s Church, Roker, invite you to a coffee morning (St David’s Day) in Priestman Hall, Talbot Road, on Saturday from 10am-11.30am. Tickets are £1.50 to include Welsh griddle scone and coffee. Proceeds are for Boiler Appeal. All are welcome.