DALES DECORATIONS: Sainsbury’s Supermarket at Northallerton have donated Christmas decorations to the Dales Care Centre in Bedale which offers elderly and vulnerable people day care and support five days a week.

FESTIVAL TICKETS: Tickets have gone on sale for a three day family music festival being held in Bedale from May 31 to June 2 next year. BAMFEST is staging a series of concerts across the town featuring Henry Priestman formerly of The Christians and North East singer Bob Fox who has recently appeared in War Horse in the West End. For more information visit www.bamfest.co.uk