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Warning over illegal bonfires in Darlington
11:31am Friday 18th October 2013 in News
POLICE and council officials have warned Darlington residents not to risk their safety by attending unauthorised bonfire events this November. An annual council-run bonfire and fireworks display in South Park has fallen victim to public spending cuts. Illegal bonfires can be reported by calling 07966-347-101. A list of organised events will be posted at darlington.gov.uk/generic/events/fireworksandbonfire
CHRISTMAS FAIR: Hummersknott Academy Parents’ Forum is holding its annual Christmas fair on Thursday, November 14, at the school. Doors open at 6.30pm. Admission costs £1.50 for adults and includes refreshments. Children go free. Attractions will include a food hall, craft stalls, confectionery and Christmas gift ideas.
COMMITTEE MEETS: Darlington Borough Council’s licensing committee meets on Tuesday (October 22), at 9.30am, in committee room three at the town hall.
LIVE MUSIC: Viola player Shirk Rashkovsky and pianist Alison Rhind will perform at Central Hall, in the Dolphin Centre, as part of Darlington Music Society, on Saturday, November 8. Tickets cost £11 and are available from the Dolphin Centre. Under 25s go free.
FOLK BAND: 1970s folk rock band The Acoustic Strawbs are making a rare North-East appearance later this month when they appear at the Forum Music Centre, in Borough Road, Darlington, on Saturday, October 26. Original members Dave Cousins, Dave Lambert and Chas Cronk will be playing all their best know material - acoustic style. Tickets priced £11 are available from the venue on 01325-363135
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