Silksworth and Ryhope - Down Your Way

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Silksworth Heritage Group will be meeting in Beckwith Mews at 1.30pm, on Monday, March 21. Lorna Parkes and Sandra Arkley will be giving a talk about Miss Doxford. New members are welcome.

The final South Forum meeting will be held at The Launch Pad, Jubilee Centre, Farringdon, tomorrow. Buffet will be served from noon. All are welcome.

Family members, and friends congregated at Silksworth IM Church last week to celebrate the life of Pearson Oliver, who died aged 87. He and his wife June have been devoted members of the church all their married life. Pearson was a joiner and a much respected employee at Vaux/Swallow Hotels. Pearson used his skills and talents, along with his late brother Roland to help build the new IM church which was officially opened in 1982. Pearson will be sadly missed by so many people.

The Silksworth Village Walk of Witness will take place on Good Friday, March 25, commencing at 9.30am from North Street Church. All are welcome.

West 50+ Forum meeting is looking for community minded people to discuss how to make Sunderland an age friendly city. Go along to the Bradbury Centre, Stockton Road, tomorrow from 10am-noon. Contact Lindsey on 0191 5659045 or 50forums@ageuksunderland.org.uk for more information.