Community Groups and Organisations in Distington

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Distington Lunch Club – Meets on the second Friday of the month from 12 noon in Distington Community Centre. All welcome. 
Contact: Norma Pritt on 01946 834979

Distington Club for Young People – Long established facility in Distington for children and young people. Many activities throughout the week and outings. 
Contact: Christine Pattinson 01946 832882 
email: c.jones001@btconnect.com  

Distington CASC (Community Amateur Sports Club) - Members Bar and community activities. 
Contact: Mr Roy Shepherd on 01946 830280  
email: royshepherd172@btinternet.com

Solway South Caring Neighbours Scheme (Distington Area) – provide Christmas Hampers for those who live alone. 
Contact: Jacqueline Bowman 01946 831946 
email: bowman.jackie@live.co.uk 

Kidz & Co Singing Group – Local choir for all ages. Throughout the year perform in many and varied community events. 
Contact: Pat Nelson 01946 833262 or Christine Pattinson 07761 781 992

Distington in Bloom – Keeping Distington looking good! Developing and maintaining green areas with flowers and plants. Encouraging pride in the village environment.
Contact: Carl Cooper 01946 831986

Church of The Holy Spirit Baby and Toddler Group – Weekly group on Wednesdays 10-11.30 in Distington Community Centre. A safe, structured and stimulating environment with good coffee for adults and healthy snacks for children.
Contact: Heather Lowe 01946 833427 
email: heatherlowe0202@btinternet.com 

Distington Community Centre – Room Hire with kitchen facilities. Many of the Distington groups meet here. 
Contact: Alex Tomlinson 01946 834297

Distington Craft Club – Various craft activities. Keeping crafts alive and passing on these skills to future generations. All items made donated to local charities.
Contact: Anne Shepherd 01946 830280 email: royshepherd172@btinternet.com 

Distington Parish Council – Administrative body in the civil parish of Distington. Members are local residents.
Contact: Joe Holliday Phone: 01900 66319. 
Email: joe.holliday2014@hotmail.co.uk 

Distington Family and Local History Group – presenting family, local and county historical matters. Guest speakers and compilation of group literature. Monthly meetings open to all on 3rd Tuesday of the month 7-9 pm in Distington Community Centre.
Contact: Alison Boyd on 07815 853346 email: alison.boyd@gmail.com 
Carl Cooper on 01946 831986

Distington Spectrum Art Group – Adult Amateur Art Group meeting 1st, 2nd, 4th (and 5th) Tuesday's each month 6.15-8.15 pm in Distington Community Centre. Contact: Katherine Cooper 01946 831986

Distington Rugby League Club – Contact: 01946 830124

Distington Parish Church of the Holy Spirit – Regular services Sunday and Wednesday. Activities as advertised.
Contact: Alan Lowe 01946 833427 email: alanlowe161@btinternet.com

Distington Book Club – meets on the third Monday of every month in Distington Library Church Road @ 2 pm
Contact: Margaret Hildrop 01946 833351 or Maggie Bramley 01946 833241

Evergreens – Over 50's social group including occasional outings.  Meet at Distington Young Peoples Club every Thursday 1-3 pm
Contacts: 

Distington old Folks Reunion Group – Bingo every Monday evening and outings during summer and Christmas periods.
Contact: Ron Shillitoe 01946 831089

Distington Knit and Natter - meets every Friday 1-3 pm at Distington Community Centre
Contact: Mrs H Roper 07792057830