OPENING HOURS: Festive opening hours for Hambleton’s four leisure centres have been announced.

The centres – in Northallerton, Stokesley, Thirsk and Bedale - will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Years Day. And they will shut early on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve – Northallerton and Stokesley both close at 12.30pm; Thirsk at 1.30pm and Bedale at 2pm.

Hambleton and Stokesley will also open late and close early on December 27, 28, 29 and 30.

Details of all the opening hours can be found at