ACORN Residents Association is holding a “Spooktacular” family Halloween party at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre at 6pm on Saturday, October 26. Tickets are £2 and include a disco, games and buffet. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

POLICE MEETING: The Trimdon Grange and Colliery Police and Community Together (PACT) meeting will take place at Trimdon Grange Community Centre on Kielder Drive at 6pm on Monday, October 21.

PLANT THEFTS: Two terracotta pots, measuring 40cm by 40cm, were stolen from a property at Hadleigh Close in Sedgefield last weekend. Four trees in grey concrete pots and some sola lights were also taken from a house at Hornby Avenue around the same time. Anyone with information should contact Sedgefield Neighbourhood Police Team on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.