ENERGY TIPS: People can find out how to get the best value on their energy bills at an event in Hartlepool’s Central Library on York Road today (WEDNESDAY 29).

The town’s West View Advice and Resource Centre will be holding an information stall in the library from 10am to 3pm as part of Best Energy Saving Week – an initiative funded by the Government.

For more information call the WVARC on (01429) 523044.

WITNESS APPEAL: Police are looking for witnesses to an incident in which a MINI Cooper left the road and struck a fence. The incident took place just before 1am on Monday, January 27 on the A19 northbound, about two miles from the A174 interchange.

A 21-year-old woman was taken to James Cook University Hospital and remains there in a stable condition. Any witnesses are asked to contact PC Lee Benson on 101, quoting reference number 14191.

GRANDPA’S RAILWAY: Children’s theatre show Grandpa’s Railway is being staged at the Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre on Sunday, February 16 at 2pm.

The new show is aimed at children aged five and up and features live music and a working model railway. The 50-minute show costs £4, or £3 for concessions. Family tickets (for up to five people) are available, priced £12.

To book call the Box Office on 01429 890000 or visit

DANCE CLASSES: A Begin 2 Dance tea dance launch event for people aged over 16 will take place at the Borough Hall on Hartlepool’s Headland from 1-3pm today (WED JAN 19).

This will then be followed by a series of tea dances at the Borough Hall from 1-3pm, starting February 5.

The launch event is free to attend, but each weekly tea dance will cost £1.50. Eight weeks can be paid for in advance for £10.

To find out more or to book a place contact the Headland Sports Hall on 01429-236564 or e-mail: