A CHOPPER-TYPE motorcycle, thought to be a Chinese import, was stolen from a garden in Trent Place, Darlington, on Sunday (January 27). Police have reminded local residents to secure their valuable properly. Anyone with information is asked to call police, on 101.

FLOWER CLUB: Darlington Flower Club’s first meeting of 2013 will be held at 2pm, on Wednesday, February 6, at St Cuthbert’s Church Centre, in the Market Place. National demonstrator Bill Dixon – not the leader of Darlington Borough Council - will give a flower demonstration entitled Just William. For more information, call Christina Steel, on 01325-374732.