Hetton - Down Your Way

Beth Laybourne, head girl, Euan Parker, head boy and Niamh Dawson, deputy head girl, of Hetton School helping to load books for shipment to Africa as part of Book Aid Africa.
Beth Laybourne, head girl, Euan Parker, head boy and Niamh Dawson, deputy head girl, of Hetton School helping to load books for shipment to Africa as part of Book Aid Africa.
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The Rotary Club of Seaburn, will be holding its second Dragon Boat Race event at Hetton Lyons Country Park on Sunday, July 31. This year the Hetton Carnival will also be included with this event. The Friends of Hetton Lyons Country Park will be in attendance. There will be various amusements for the children, craft and food fair, bands and picnic areas. There will also be a book sale, plant sale (it hoped to have English Blue Bell Bulbs for sale), doggy tombola and various raffles. The next meeting of the Friends of Hetton Lyons Country Park will be on Thursday at 6pm in the Visitor’s Centre in the park. You can contact the Friends of the Park on fhlcp@goolgle.com or visit www.hettoncountrypark@wordpress.com

Hetton School has sent more than 1,000 text books to Book Aid Africa. Students Beth Laybourne, head girl, Euan Parker, head boy, and Niamh Dawson, deputy head girl, helped Julie Chalk, Preparation for Adult Life Co-ordinator at the Church Road school, with the books. Hetton School would like to thank John Roxby Travel for delivering the books to Book Aid Africa.

Nidderdale Centre is looking for new members to go along and enjoy the events held daily such as bingo, tea and coffee morning and special events throughout the year. All are welcome to see what is on offer. For more information call in, you will be very welcome.

Age UK 50+ open forum will be held on Friday from 10am to noon in the Metcalfe Centre. It is an opportunity to discuss any day to day issues you may have over a cup of tea. There will also be a presentation from Healthwatch, along with event invitations and community information.