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Pam and Melanie would like to thank everyone who attended the Big Lunch at the community piggery allotments on Shields Road on June 11. There was a fantastic turn out and members were entertained by great tunes from Happy Daze Band. The Rev Andrew Dowsett blessed the allotment and reminded everyone that life is all about community with one another. A special thanks to all the volunteers who helped with this project and a special thanks to Teresa for her wonderful allotment cake.

Sainsbury’s Fulwell has a voting station at the front of its store until Sunday for customers to choose from its three shortlisted charities of the year. The charities nominated are Sunderland Young Carers, Ceed and Sunderland Volunteer Life Brigade. You can vote either in store or online.

Fulwell ward surgery will be held in Fulwell Library, Dene Lane, on Saturday from 10.30am to 11.30am, when ward councillors Howe, or Francis and Councillor Beck will be in attendance.

Roker United Reformed Church Fellowship will meet for their summer outing on Tuesday, June 28.

Fulwell Neighbourhood Watch and PACT meeting will take place on Thursday at 6pm in Fulwell Community Centre, Chapman Street. There is usually a police presence. Ward councilors attend when possible.

Fulwell WI will meet tonight in Fulwell Community Centre, Chapman Street, at 7.15pm. Speaker Stuart Miller will talk about Lola Montez– exotic dancer Table-top sale will be handbags.

Roker Crafts will meet from 1pm to 3pm in Roker Methodist Church hall. Each session is led by a member of the group. On Friday Pat and Linda will lead a collage session. Take along abasic craft kit (pen, pencil, fine scissors and a cutting board) and any textured or otherwise interesting coloured papers. Ring 5495878 for more details.

Sunderland North Business Centre run free play sessions for Children 8 – 10years who may be bored and want something to do, the sessions are held at the Seaburn Centre on Fridays 4.00pm – 5.30pm Also sessions for young people 11-19yrs old at the Seaburn Centre on Weds 7pm – 9pm.Other sessions for 11 -19yrs old at Monkwearmouth Academy on Mons & Thurs at 6.00pm – 8.00pm

A friendly tea dance meets in the Seaburn Centre on Thursday from 1.30pm to 3.30pm for Modern and Sequence dancing with Jean and Johnny

During the Summer months Sunderland Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House Museum is open every Sunday from noon to 4pm. Admission is free. For further information see www.sunderlandvlb.com

All Saints’ Ladies’ Fellowship will meet in the vestry meeting room at All Saints’ Church, Fulwell Road, tomorrow at 7.45pm. All ladies are welcome.