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Coffee morning in Durham
NORTH Road Methodist Church, on North Road, Durham, will hold a coffee morning on Saturday, November 9, from 10am to 1pm. Soup and bacon sandwiches will be served from 11am.
FIRE WALK: Children’s charity Heel and Toe will hold a fundraising fire and ice walk at its base in Framwellgate Moor, Durham City, on Saturday, November 2, starting at 2pm. Participants must raise at least £125 in sponsorship to take part in either event or £175 to go for both. For more information, call Amanda Tweedy on 0191-386-8606.
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING: St Margaret’s Primary School, in Neville’s Cross, Durham City, will host a Christmas shopping event on Saturday, November 9, from 1pm to 3pm. More than 20 businesses will have stalls and there will be crafts for children. Entry is £1 for adults, free for children. For more information, call Liz Scott on 07549-850-248.
MICROCHIPPING OFFER: Pets at Home, at the Arnison Centre, Durham, is offering cut-price microchipping for cats and dogs this weekend (October 26-27). Each microchipping costs £10, rather than the usual £15. For more information, visit petsathome.com
HOSPICE APPEAL: St Cuthbert’s Hospice, in Durham, is appealing for support to win £3,000 from the Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2013. It is up against Heel and Toe, Durham City Centre Youth Project and Durham City Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club. Voting is open now until Friday, November 1, online at lloydsbank.com/communityfund
HALLOWEEN FUN: Clayport Library, on Millennium Place, Durham, will host a week of Halloween fun during the half-term holidays. A wildlife crafts drop-in will be held on Tuesday (October 29) from 1pm to 3pm, spooky storytelling and singing sessions will follow on Wednesday from 11am to 11.30am and Friday from 10.30am to 11am, there will be Halloween crafts on Thursday from 11am to noon. For more information, call the library on 03000-265-524.
AAP FORUM: Durham Area Action Partnership will hold a Your Money, Your Area, Your Views forum at County Hall, Durham, on Saturday (October 26) from 10am to 2pm. Participants will have the chance to vote for which of 24 community projects should get a share of £50,000 in funding. There will also be a chance to discuss the AAP’s priorities for the year ahead, Durham County Council’s budget and the County Durham Plan.
CAR STUCK: Firefighters were called to help a driver whose car became stuck in flood water on the Littletown to Haswell road, east of Durham City, tonight (Wednesday, October 23). The female driver was not injured. It is believed the driver tried to use a stretch of road which was closed.
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