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Extension wins permission
Plans for a single-storey extension at the back of a house in Barbary Close, Pelton, have been approved by Durham County Council planners.
Kurling session: New Age Kurling takes place at the Fulforth Centre, Front Street, Sacriston, on Thursdays between 1.30 and 2.30pm. For information call 0191-371 0601.
Pub gig: Rock band Feedback play the Market Tavern, South Burns, Chester-le-Street, on Friday, January 25 at 9pm. Admission is free.
Log on: A computer drop-in is held at Ouston Community Centre, in Iris Crescent, on Fridays between 9.30am and 12.30pm.
Community cafe: Great Lumley Community Centre, in the village's Front Street, runs a community cafe on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 9am and 2pm.
Legs eleven: Pelton Community Centre, Front Street, will hold a bingo session on Thursday night (January 24) from 7 to 9pm. Admission costs 50p.
Whist group: A Whist group meets at Fencehouses Community Centre, Woodstone Village, on Thursday between 7 and 9pm.
Signs approved: Durham County Council has given listed building conset for lit and unlit signs to be put up at the Shepherd and Shepherdess pub in Beamish.