Carers charity appeals for volunteers in Northallerton to give parents a break

The Advertiser Series: CHARITY APPEAL: Thirsk carers is appealing for volunteers in the Northallerton. CHARITY APPEAL: Thirsk carers is appealing for volunteers in the Northallerton.

THIRSK Carers is appealing for volunteers in the Northallerton area to sit with children to give parents a break. A charity spokeswoman said: “This is a fantastic opportunity to increase your skills, add to your CV. No qualifications are necessary and training will be provided.” Expenses are re-imbursed for travel. Anyone interest can call Gill Burn at Thirsk Community Care on 01845-523115 or e-mail .

MP VISIT: Anne McIntosh MP will visit Thirsk Library on Saturday, (February 8) at 10.30am to celebrate National Libraries Day. Miss McIntosh said she wanted to help celebrate the work of the library and its staff in promoting learning, literacy and the enjoyment of reading to all.

CARDS LESSONS: Bridge classes will be held at Thornton le Street village hall on Tuesdays, at 7.15pm, from March 18. The cost for the ten-week course is £30. Guidance notes and information will be provided. For details, call Mike Woods on 01347-868738.

MOVIE TIME: The Ritz Cinema, in Thirsk will screen American Hustle (15), daily from Friday (February 7) at 7.30pm, until Thursday (February 13). For details, call 01845-524751.

MUSICAL DATE: Northallerton Woodwind Ensemble will perform at Thirsk and Sowerby Town Hall on Saturday (February 8), from 7pm. For tickets, costing £7, call 01609 781-226.

STORY SESSION: White Rose BookCafe will mark National Storytelling Week with a storytime session by performer Jo Smith on Saturday, (February 8) at 2.30pm. Entry costs £3 per child, and includes refreshments. Suitable for children aged four and over. For details, call 01845-524353 or visit


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