For the last year East Durham Homes has been fundraising for the Alzheimer’s Society by holding bake sales, raffles, dress down days. Lucy King, Community Fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Society, accepted a cheque for £2,000 from East Durham Homes Chairman Michael Bell and East Durham Homes Managing Director Mick Doyle.
A new Tinnitus Support group is starting at Durham Deafened Support at 14 Upper Yoden Way from October 6 at 2pm. The sessions cover cause of Tinnitus, relaxation/breathing techniques, demonstration of equipment that may be useful alternative therapies and other topics. If you would like to attend or would like more information, ring 0191 5183358, Fax 01915182980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Academy at Shotton Hall student Emma Fox and her canoe team have made it to the national finals in London canoe polo after winning all matches in the North East and Scotland. Emma has been in the sea cadets since she was 10 and, over the years, has enjoyed taking part in a number of fantastic opportunities such as Remembrance Day parades; camping trips; fundraising events and more. She has also won multiple qualifications and awards. Emma will be attending the national final this Saturday. This is the first time the Teeside Sea Cadets have made it through to the national finals.
The Dog’s Trust, along with Durham County Council, is holding a community event at Roseby Road Wellbeing Centre on Thursday, October 6, from 11am to 3pm. There will be free micro chipping, health checks and training advice.
Creative Walking takes place on Mondays at 1.30pm. Meet at East Durham Trust, Community House for a leisurely stroll including local history and then back for a cuppa.
East Durham College’s restaurant, Scene 1, is set to reopen its doors Tuesday to Friday from noon to 2.30pm as well as Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm and Thursday 6pm to 9pm. Tuesday evenings will see final year students offer a fine dining menu, led by head chef Stephen McPhail, who has over 35 years’ experience working in professional kitchens. Tuesday will also see the introduction of a new special offer of three courses and any drink for £16.95pp.
Roseby Road Wellbeing Centre runs a drop in every Wednesday for anyone wanting help with energy, debt, savings or welfare. Free confidential and impartial advice is available from 10am to 1pm with Claire and Steven.