Barnard Castle Town Council planning committee to discuss street light plans (From The Advertiser Series)
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Barnard Castle Town Council planning committee to discuss street light plans
UNDER DISCUSSION: A meeting of the Barnard Castle Town Council planning committee will take place on Monday, August 19, at the council office, off Galgate. Items under discussion will include Durham County Council's street lighting energy reduction policy, which could see the lights dimmed.
SUPPER DANCE: Graeme Scarlett will provide the entertainment at a supper dance being held at Butterknowle Village Hall on Saturday, September 7. The event starts at 8pm and tickets are available on 01388-718074 or 01388-718448.
TOO FAST: The latest Speedwatch operation on the A67 at Startforth, near Barnard Castle, recorded five motorists breaking the limit in 45 minutes. The problem of speeding vehicles through the village was made a priority at a recent Police and Communities Together (Pact) meeting.
LOCK UP: Drivers are being reminded to lock their cars after the latest in a series of thefts from vehicles in Ingleton, near Barnard Castle. Police say items were taken from an unlocked car some time on Thursday night. Anyone with information should call Barnard Castle Police on 101.
MAKE A DATE: The next meeting of South Teesdale Police and Communities Together (Pact) will take place at Hutton Magna Village Hall on Wednesday, August 21, starting at 7pm. Residents can raise any issues of concern with their local officers.
MAKING MUSIC: The latest in a series of lunchtime organ recitals at St Mary's Parish Church, Barnard Castle, takes place on Wednesday, August 21, at 12.30pm. Guest musician will be David Ratnanayagam, from Durham. Admission is free but donations are welcome.
BEAST HUNT: Teesdale School's extended services department, together with Groundwork North-East, has organised a mini-beast hunt and hut making day at Hamsterley Forest on Thursday, August 22, from 10am to 2pm. It is part of the extended service's Families Having Fun programme being held during the school summer holidays. For details and booking, call 07917-597740. Transport is available if needed and those taking part should bring a picnic.
GOING BATTY: Natural England staff based at the Moor House national nature reserve in upper Teesdale have organised a Creatures of the Night event at Bowlees on Thursday, August 22. There will be a talk about bats, moth traps to set up and monitor and a bat hunt around the woodland areas and beck using detectors. It takes place from 7.30pm to 10.30pm and is a free event, although donations are welcome. For further details call 01833-622374.
NO PROBLEMS: At the latest Evenwood Police and Communities Together (Pact) meeting on Wednesday, August 14, no issues of concern were raised by members of the public. The next meeting takes place on Wednesday, September 11.
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