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Charity football tournament appeal
STUDENTS at Park View Community School sixth form, in Chester-le-Street, are appealing for seven-a-side football teams to take part in a charity tournament. The event will raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. It will be held at Chester-le-Street’s Riverside complex on Sunday, November 17, from 10am. The cost is £2 per player. The students are organising the fundraiser as part of the National Citizenship Service. To sign up, call 07557-773281 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLAYPORT MATTERS: Durham Clayport Matters is inviting people to join the group, which keeps alive the traditional craft of proggy and hooky mat making. The group meets at Clayport Library, Durham, on Mondays and Bowburn community centre on Wednesdays from 10am to 2pm. The group will hold an exhibition of its latest work at Bowburn on Saturday (October 26). Entry is free. There will be various stalls.
FASHION SHOW: A charity fashion show will be held at the Hallgarth Manor Hotel, Pittington, on Wednesday, October 30, from 7pm to 9pm. A range of wedding dresses will be displayed, in sizes 0 to 34. There will be a raffle with prizes including a free wedding dress. Tickets are £2.50, with all money taken going to charity. To book, call Pressed Prom and Bridal on 0191-372-2111 or visit pressedpromandbridal.co.uk
BURNHOPE SURGERY: Pat Glass, Labour MP for North West Durham, will hold a surgery at Burnhope Primary School, Burnhope, on Friday, November 8, from 3pm to 4.30pm. To book an appointment, call 01207-501-782.
HALLOWEEN DISCO: The prisoners support charity Nepacs will hold a Halloween disco on board the Prince Bishop river cruiser on Saturday (October 26) from 5pm. For more information, call 07443-438124.
MUSIC NIGHT: Blues guitarist Big Boy Bloater will perform at the Gala Theatre, in Durham City, on Sunday (October 27) at 7.30pm. Tickets are £12. To book, call 03000-266-600 or visit galadurham.co.uk
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