Herringtons, Farringdon and Lakeside - Down Your Way

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Herrington Scouts would like to thank all the people who attended the jumble sale on Friday, April 22, and a special thanks to the people of Herrington who donated saleable items. The Scouts are pleased to announce that £899 was raised on the evening, which will be put towards the running of their HQ for the coming year.

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 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 0191 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 0191 536 8353.

On Monday, May 9, Bishopwearmouth Horticultural Services will be attending Herrington Flower Club’s meeting to provide information and demonstrations on hanging baskets and planters as well as care of topiary trees. Plants will also be on sale from 6.45pm and orders for hanging baskets will be taken. The meeting takes place in St Chad’s Church hall. Guests are welcome and admission is £2.