Following a number of bike thefts around Darlington in recent weeks, police will use tracking devices on pedal cycles in an effort to track down the thieves and act as a deterrent. Anyone with information relating to bike thefts can Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800-555-111.

PARISH COUNCIL: Sadberge Parish Council will meet at 6.30pm tomorrow (Tuesday, February 12) in the village hall. Among the items on the agenda is a discussion of the parish plan, planning applications and the Moor House windfarm.

BACK HEALTH: A fitness class aimed at helping people to achieve a healthy back and prevent pain, led by a team of chartered physiotherapists, is held on Mondays between 6pm and 7pm at the Eastbourne Sports Complex. Each class costs £4 per person. To book a place or for more information call 01325-243177.

WARD SURGERY: Bryan Thistlethwaite, Jan Cossins and David Regan, ward councillors for the Cockerton West area of Darlington, will hold a ward surgery on Wednesday, February 13, at Windsor Court, in Newton Lane, between 10am and 11am.