STUDENTS from Stockton Riverside College are packing out a theatre with their performance of Beauty and the Beast. The show, which includes Disney songs, is on at The Arc in Stockton until Friday, December 21. Tickets cost £9 (£7 concessions). Call 01642 525199 or log on to for more details.

MP’S SURGERY: Alex Cunningham, Labour MP for Stockton North, will hold a surgery on Friday, December 14 in Stockton Town Hall, on Stockton High Street, from 5pm to 6.30pm. His next surgery will be held at Ragworth Neighbourhood Centre on Friday, January 4.