GILESGATE Residents’ Association will hold its annual general meeting in Durham City Baptist Church, off Sunderland Road, Gilesgate, Durham, on Tuesday, April 22, at 7.30pm.

DANCE NIGHTS: 50-50 dances will be held at the Indoor Bowling Club, Pity Me, Durham, on April 12 and 19, from 8pm to 11pm. Entry is £2.50 for members and £3 for non-members and is payable at the door. For further details, call 0191-384-0700.

BUNNY HUNT: The Alzheimer’s Society’s County Durham fundraising group will hold an Easter bunny hunt fundraiser in Wharton Park, Durham City, on Easter Saturday from 11am to 2pm. There are only 100 places available and children must be registered by Wednesday, April 16. Organisers are asking for a donation of 50p per child. For more information, call Claire Renneberg on 0191-389-0400 or the Chester-le-Street office on 0191-427-5443.

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WALDRIDGE WALK: Durham Ramblers begin their season of spring and summer early evening walks with a four-mile trek over Waldridge Fell starting at the car park behind St Barnarbas’ Nursery, DH2 3RY, at 6pm on Monday (April 14). For more information, call Brian or Liz Anderson on 0191-371-8898 or 07794-979-595.

FOODBANK APPEAL: Volunteers are still needed for a Durham Foodbank collection day at Morrison’s, Chester-le-Street, on Saturday (April 12). Helpers are needed for shifts between 10am and 4pm. Email:

HMO PLAN: Durham County Council is being asked to grant planning permission for the use of 51 The Avenue, Durham City, as a house in multiple occupation (HMO). Further details can be found online at