PING pong is proving such a success in Bishop Auckland, sessions are being introduced to Teesdale Leisure Centre, Barnard Castle.

Sessions for adults aged 16 and over will start on Thursday, February 7, between 5.15pm and 6.15pm.

Youngsters aged eight and older can have a go from Thursday, February 28, from 4pm to 5pm.

The head coach of Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club will be on hand to pass on a few tips.

It costs £3.50 per person and places are limited. To book contact Teesdale Leisure Centre on 03000-260862/3.