FORMER ‘Queen of the Jungle’ and Atomic Kitten star Kerry Katona is visiting two North East towns this Sunday (December 2). She will be signing copies of her new book ‘Still Standing’ at Sunderland’s WHSmith on Market Square at noon and at the WHSmith in the Cornmill Shopping Centre in Darlington at 2.30pm.


TREE PLANTING: A volunteer taster day is being held at Seaton Park in Hartlepool with visitors invited to try their hand at hedgerow and tree-planting. The event runs between 10am and 3pm on Wednesday (November 28) at the park in Seaton Carew and equipment will be provided but participants should wear suitable outdoor clothes.