BLUES NIGHT: Saltburn Blues Club’s Christmas Party is taking place at The Spa Hotel on Friday, December 21 with Doc Brown and The Groovecats being supported by Skinny Blues.

Tickets cost £10 including a Christmas Fayre. They are available from

BUGGY FITNESS: Middlesbrough Council’s Sports Development Team is running buggy pushing fitness classes at Southlands Leisure Centre, in Middlesbrough, starting on Tuesday, January 8 at 9.30am. The Push & Go class is suitable for anyone with a baby and a buggy. The full course is £20 for six weeks. For bookings or more information please contact Craig Woodhouse on 01642-515616 or email or Val Jones on 01642-515615 or email

EMERGENCY WORKS: Dalton Piercy Road, just south of the entrance to Lamb’s House Farm, south of Dalton crossroads on Elwick Road, near Hartlepool, will be closed tomorrow (Friday, December 14) to enable repairs to be carried out to damaged BT cables. The works should be completed in one day and signs will be put in place to advise motorists that there will be no through route along this stretch of road.

BOY ASSAULTED: A 12-year-old boy was left with a cut lip and swollen left eye after he was pushed to the floor by two males and kicked several times. The attack happened at about 3.40pm on Tuesday, December 11 outside the swimming baths, Owton Manor Lane, Hartlepool. One of the suspects is described as wearing grey jogging bottoms. Both suspects had their faces covered. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact PC Anthony Wallace on the non-emergency number 101 or crime-stoppers on 0800 555 111.

LINE DANCING: People can try out line dancing classes at Middlesbruogh Bowling Club, Cornfield Road, Linthorpe, every Sunday from 8pm to 10pm. Admission is £3 for further details call 01642-827970.

REUNION CALL: A reunion is being held for St John’s School at the Green Tree Pub on Thursday, December 20, at 7.30pm. For more details ring Dave Connor on 01642-869576.