RETIRED servicemen will have a chance to get together at a veterans’ café being launched by Age UK, in Darlington.

The charity’s base at Bradbury House, in Beaumont Street, will be the location for the cafes, which will give veterans a chance to share and remember their experiences.

An invite-only launch event will be held on Wednesday, April 17, from 10am to noon, with the first regular session on Wednesday, May 1.

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For more information, call Sue White, on 01325-741495 or email

HEALTH TESTS: Scans for bone condition osteoporosis will be available at Crown Street library, in Darlington, on Monday, April 15, from 9am to 2pm, priced £22. For more information, call 0845-224-6784.

LIVE MUSIC: An evening of Music from the Movies and Musicals, featuring Hurworth Concert Band, will be held at the Dolphin Centre, on Saturday, April 27, at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £7. To book, call 01325-388406.