Shoppers learn to paddle at home of Middlesbrough explorer Captain Cook (From Darlington and Stockton Times)
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Shoppers learn to paddle at home of Middlesbrough explorer Captain Cook
11:31am Thursday 12th September 2013 in News
Shoppers will be swapping bags for paddles at Stewart Park farmers’ market in Middlesbrough this Sunday where they can try dragon boating on dry land. Middlesbrough Dragon Boat Club will be encouraging customers to have a go at paddling 200m on its Ergo Challenge machine and winners will presented with medals. The event, from 11am to 3pm, will feature all the usual wide range of stalls including home-produced bakery, meats and fresh fish, sweets and plants at the Bolckow Visitor Centre.
POLICE MEETING: Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of Nunthorpe Community Council next Tuesday, September 17. The meeting takes place from 7pm in the Dorman Suite in the Nunthorpe Institute at The Avenue Primary School, Middlesbrough. For further information, contact Councillor Brenda Thompson on 01642-318447.
BIKE THEFT: An 11-year-old boy had his bike stolen from him by three youths from the grassed area behind North Shore Academy in Tilery, Stockton, at about 5.10pm on Friday. The bike is described as a silver and chrome BMX bike with a new black back wheel. Any witnesses or anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect are asked to contact DC Dave Medd of Stockton CID on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111.
CHURCH SNAPS: A photography evening is being held at St John’s Church, Egglescliffe, Stockton, on Friday, September 27, from 5pm to 8pm when the church will be open for anyone to take pictures. It is hoped that its church plate will be out on display to be photographed too. There will be a small charge to cover the cost of light refreshments.
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