NIDDERDALE Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty will hold two events to recruit volunteers to research the impact of the First World War on the area, its landscape and communities. They will be held in Pateley Bridge Council Chamber on Monday (January 13), from 7pm to 8pm, and at Washburn Heritage Centre on Wednesday, January 15, from 7pm to 8pm. For details, call 01423 551664.

COMPUTER HELP: A series of information technology taster sessions will be held at Northallerton library on Tuesdays, from 10am to noon. The first session, today (January 7), will see participants introduced to the internet and subsequent workshops will include email, photo editing, Word and Excel. For details, call 0845-034-9506 or visit the library.

CHILDREN’S SHOW: The Sandows clowns will perform a show for youngsters at Hambleton Forum, Northallerton, on Saturday (January 11), from 2pm. For tickets, costing £3.50, call 01609-776230.

CHORAL CONCERT: Northallerton Male Voice Choir and Masterworks Chorale will perform a concert at All Saints’ Church, Northallerton, on Saturday, March 22, at 7.30pm, to raise funds for St Teresa’s Hospice, Darlington. For tickets, costing £10 for adults and £6 for concessions, call 0113-243-1605 or visit