False hip dislocated in Brandon assault

A MAN’S false hip was dislocated when he was knocked to the ground in an assault. The 35-year-old man, from Brandon, County Durham, was walking over the village’s sports field near to the Co-op, on Rowland Road, at about 5.45pm on Friday, November 29, when he was approached by two people and punched twice to the head, causing him to fall. Anyone with information is asked to call Durham Police on 101.

ANNUAL MEETING: County Durham Palestine Solidarity Campaign will hold its annual general meeting at North Road Methodist Church, North Road, Durham, on Wednesday, December 11, at 7pm. The speaker is Jonathon Adams, an Anglican priest who recently returned from a three-month visit to the West Bank with the World Council of Churches. All are welcome.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Durham Constabulary Band and Male Voice Choir will hold their Christmas charity concert in Elvet Methodist Church, Old Elvet, Durham, on Friday, December 20, at 7pm. Entry costs £6, with proceeds going to the Police Treatment Centres. To book tickets, call the choir secretary Steve Taylor on 0191-375-2596 or 07810-188-276.

MP’S PRAISE: Durham City MP Roberta Blackman-Woods has praised Tesco for allowing Durham Foodbank to hold food collections in five of its County Durham stores over the weekend and topping up all donations by 30 per cent. She said without the efforts of Tesco and Durham Foodbank many people would be going hungry.


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