GET FIT Buggy pushing fitness classes for new mums will start on Tuesday January 8 from 9.30am at Middlesbrough’s Southlands Leisure Centre. The Push & Go course is £20 for six weeks. To book a place, contact Craig Woodhouse on 01642 515616.

CHRISTMAS MARKET A festive market will take place at Middlesbrough Town Hall on Saturday from 11am to 4pm. It will feature more than 60 stalls selling fashion, accessories, crafts and homewares. Entry is £1.

CRAFTY COOKERY A cookery and crafts session will be hosted at The Barn in Hemlington on Thursday December 13 from 10am to 3pm. All refreshments will be Fairtrade and all materials will be provided. The event is free but booking is essential. For more information or to sign up, contact Middlesbrough Environment City on 01642 243183.