NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH: A Neighbourhood Watch roadshow will take place at the Joseph Pease monument in Darlington on Friday, February 28 from 11am until 2pm.

POLICE APPEAL: Police are appealing for information after a Honda generator and a Stihl strimmer were stolen from a farm in Burtree Lane, Darlington last night (Wednesday, February 26). Anyone with information can contact Darlington Police on non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

RECORD HOP: A record hop featuring a live performance from rock 'n' roll band The Pick Ups will take place on Sunday, March 9 in aid of education for underprivileged children. The event will be hosted at Yates pub on Skinnergate in Darlington. Tickets are £3. For more information, email

ROCK PAINTINGS: The Darlington and Teesdale Naturalists’ Field Club will host a meeting on Monday, March 3 featuring a presentation by Aron Mazel on rock paintings of the Drakensberg Mountains. The event begins at 7.30pm at the Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College. For more information call 01325 466471.