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Moorsley held another event to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday on Saturday, July 2, this time for the children. A buffet lunch was provided for 30 children, who were then entertained by Tommy Bungle, the puppeteer, and Punch and Judy Man in the marquee. Activities included children’s races, crafts, penalty shoot-out football and a coconut shy with hourly bingo for the adults.

A film of the Queen’s 60-year reign was shown in the Hut and refreshments were served including freshly baked scones, cakes, pies and hot dogs. Tombolas for all ages and a raffle provided the chance to win some great prizes (all the winners have been notified). Many thanks to all the volunteers, who did a fantastic job making the event another great success. Thanks too to everyone who attended and Sunderland City Council for the grant of £250 from its SIB fund towards the cost of the event.

Easington Lane Community Access Point is hosting a coffee morning and book sale on Saturday from 10am to noon. Tea and coffee are availableas well as homemade cakes and pastries. Books are available for 50p each or three for £1. All proceeds go to ELCAP

Hetton Local and Natural History society is hosting an evening with Jennifer Tindall, who will be talking about Medieval Gardening on Monday, July 25, at 7pm. The meeting will be held in Hetton and Eppleton Community Hall. Entrance is £2, which includes tea, coffee and a biscuit. For more information, contact Alan Jackson at alan.t.jackson@hotmail.com

Eppleton Cricket Club would like to congratulate Adam Welch and Luke Johnson on their selection into the North East Premier League Under-11s league team, who played the inter-league competition last week. Well done from all at Eppleton.