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Herrington WI held its annual charity coffee morning in aid of Autism Outreach Team.  The tables laden with homemade cakes.
Herrington WI held its annual charity coffee morning in aid of Autism Outreach Team. The tables laden with homemade cakes.
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The members of Herrington WI once again had tremendous support from the local community, fellow WI Federation members, walking groups and the local Townswomen’s Guild for their annual charity coffee morning at St Chad’s Church hall. An extra special thank-you was extended to Morrisons of Doxford Park who donated strawberries, cream, coffee sugar and milk for the event. The chosen charity was the Sunderland Autism Outreach Team, based at Columbia Grange in Washington, which is currently fundraising to open a club hut to be used by the 1,300 children in the city diagnosed with Autism. The Outreach team expressed its gratitude for the work put in by WI members to make the morning so successful. A total of £650 was raised for the charity.

Holy Rosary Church, Farringdon, hosts a number of activities throughout the week including: Monday, sugar craft from 12.30pm to 2.30pm, contact Carolyn on 5368353 for more details; karate from 5pm- 6pm, contact Paula on 07906441778 for details. Tuesday, card making 7pm-9pm, contact Hazel on 07780116045 for more information; Salsa from 7pm-11pm, contact Colin on 07725402141. Wednesday: Slimming World, contact Angela on 07765920807; Sugar craft 7pm-9pm, contact Carolyn on 5368353. Thursday: Bushier jujitsu 6pm-7pm, contact Chris 07884424363. Friday, Saturday and Sunday is available for bookings such as children’s parties, weddings discos and baptisms. For more details about the venue, ring 07976185179.

Morrisons Doxford Park donating goodies for Herrington WI's annual charity coffee morning.

Morrisons Doxford Park donating goodies for Herrington WI's annual charity coffee morning.

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 sugar craft and cake decorating class takes place in Middle Herrington Methodist Church, Crow Lane, every Tuesday from noon to 2pm. Beginners are welcome to this very friendly session. Ring Carolyn on 0191 536 8353.

All are welcome to attend the Age UK 50+ open forum to discuss any day to day issues you may have over a cup of tea tomorrow from 10am to noon in Farringdon Fire Station.