A WORKSHOP teaching people how to knit stitch and crochet with wire will be held at Hoppers Jewellers, in Post House Wynd, in Darlington, on Friday, February 8, between 10.30am and 4pm. The one day workshop will cost £30, to include materials and coffee and refreshments.

WARD SURGERY: Hurworth councillors Martin Swainston and Joe Kelley (correct) will hold a ward surgery, from 6pm to 7pm, on Thursday (January 7), at Hurworth Grange Community Library. All are welcome.

LINES DOWN: Darlington Borough Council’s website and telephone lines will be down from 5.30pm on Friday (February 8) until Sunday. For more information, visit Darlington.gov.uk before Friday.