HEALTHY eating and dance will be the focus of two new five-week courses at Chilton Primary School and Community College.

Cooking your own Healthy Takeaway Style Meals on a Budget begins on Tuesday February 25, from 1pm to 3pm, and will cover a variety of cuisines, including Chinese, Indian, Thai, Italian and Mexican.

Students will also be taught about spices and their health benefits, as well as learning new methods and techniques.

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Have a Fun, Fitter and Healthier Fitness Experience through Strictly Dancing, meanwhile, will offer a fun and effective way to stay trim though ballroom and Latin dancing.

The first session takes place on Friday, February 28, from 6pm to 8pm. No partners are necessary.

Both courses will be delivered in partnership with Bishop Auckland College and cost £25 for the full five weeks.

Those claiming certain benefits may be able to access the courses for free or receive a 50 per cent discount.

For more information or to book a place call 01388-720619 or 01388-721619.