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The 2nd Herrington Scout Group is holding its next jumble sale on Friday at 7pm and is appealing for any unwanted, saleable items. The group can sell almost anything including small items of furniture, DVDs, bric-a-bac, tools, clean clothing,undamaged footware, books and bags, toys andgames. Items can be taken along to its HQ in Crow Lane, which is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 7pm-8pm or call 4162036 for pick up in the Herringtons area.

St Chad’s ward Councillors, Stuart Porthouse, Darryl Dixon and Gillian Galbraith, will be holding their ward surgeries on tomorrow from 4pm – 5pm in the community room, Amalfi Tower, Lakeside Towers and Saturday from 10am–11am in the Methodist Chapel, Crow Lane, Middle Herington. Everyone welcome, no appointment is necessary.

Middle Herrington Methodist Church is holding its usual monthly coffee morning tomorrow at 10am in aid of church funds. All are welcome to come along for a friendly chat and a cuppa with scones and cake.

Ladies are wanted to attend a new adult colouring class 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. About 12 ladies are needed for the class to cover costs. Anyone interested, contact Sandra on 0191 528 7107 or email picfrankie13@hotmail.co.uk

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.