A TEAM of young volunteers with The Prince's Trust will run a tombola at Squires cafe, in the Newgate Centre, Bishop Auckland, on Thursday February 7.

Funds raised will be used to buy equipment for a project to improve the garden at supported accomodation for vulnerable people in Bishop Auckland, run by Auckland Home Solutions.

To donate a prize call 01388-664211.

VILLAGE SHOP: The Corner Shop, in Gainford, will close next Friday (February 8). Gainford Parish Council and businesses in the village are working to ensure residents can still buy essentials on their doorstep. From Saturday, F Simpson and Son Family Butchers will stock The Northern Echo.