Herringtons, Farringdon and Lakeside - Down Your Way

Members of Herrington Village Show committee.
Members of Herrington Village Show committee.
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The Herrington village show committee met to elect officials and fix the date for the this year’s event. Leslie Scott and Ali Mannall were appointed senior show stewards. This show will be held at the Scout Hut, Middle Herrington, on Saturday, September 3. A major change in the show schedule is the substitution of the pot leek section, formerly run by the Board Inn Leek Club, with a tray of five vegetables. Prize money will be £100 and the category open to public competition. The photographic theme will be Flora and Fauna. The show schedule, covering horticulture, cookery, sugar-craft, craft, embroidery, photography and a children’s section, will be available in June.

West 50+ Forum meeting for community minded people to discuss how to make Sunderland an age friendly city will be held in the Bradbury Centre, Stockton Road, tomorrow from 10am-noon. Contact Lindsey on 0191 5659045 or 50forums@ageuksunderland.org.uk for more information.

Members of Holy Rosary Karate Club after their success at the latest NKA.

Members of Holy Rosary Karate Club after their success at the latest NKA.

Middle Herrington Methodist Church will be holding its usual monthly coffee morning tomorrow at 10am in aid of church funds. Everyone is welcome for a cuppa with scones and cake.

Ladies are wanted to attend a new adult colouring classe to take place in Middle Herrington Methodist Church either Monday from 1pm-3pm or Friday from 1pm-3pm. Adult colouring is a proven therapy which soothes the mind, helps with mental health issues, confidence and improving social skills. Sessions will cost £2.50 to cover costs of the church hall and refreshments. About12 ladies are needed for the class to cover costs. Anyone interested, contact Sandra on 0191-5287107 or email picfrankie13@hotmail.co.uk

The very last South Forum meeting will be held at The Launch Pad, in the Jubilee Centre, tomorrow. A buffet will be served from noon.

Holy Rosary Karate Club students achieved great hights at the Northern Karate Association competition. Paula, the instructor, was delighted with all the trophies they walked away with. The club meets in Holy Rosary Church, Farringdon, on Mondays from 5pm-6pm. Anyone interested in joining can pop along or telephone Paula on 07906441778.

A craft class, including card making, meets in Middle Herrington Methodist Church in Crow Lane on Thursdays from 10am to noon. Beginners are welcome. On Wednesdays a knit and natter and patchwork group meets from 10am to noon. For more information, ring Mary on 520 0835.

A sugarcraft and cake decorating class takes place in Middle Herrington Methodist Church, Crow Lane, every Tuesday from noon-2pm. Beginners are welcome to this very friendly session. Ring Carolyn on 536 8353.