ALL four tyres of a green Toyota Yaris were slashed while it was parked in Hallington Head, Newton Aycliffe, sometime between 6.30pm on Wednesday, February 5 and 8.40am on Thursday, February 6.

Witnesses should call Durham Police on 101.

FAMILY FUN: There will be a free family fun day at Auckland Youth and Community Centre, Walker Drive, Bishop Auckland, on Monday, February 17, between 11am and 3pm. There will be bike challenges, healthy cooking demonstrations and health checks.

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CHILDREN SING: About 100 pupils from Escomb Primary School will be holding a concert at the Wear Valley Christian Centre, Bishop Auckland, on Thursday (February 13), at 2pm. The free performance will produced from what the youngsters have learnt through an iSingPop (CORR) project.

JOURNALIST TALK: The next meeting of Breathe Easy Durham Dales will take place at Bishop Auckland Methodist Church on Thursday, March 6, from 2pm to 3.30pm. Freelance journalist Ian Lamming will give a talk. Admission is free and refreshments will be available.

NEW SHOP: A new pet shop Pet Hull will open inside Poundstretcher, Fylands Drive, Bishop Auckland, on Friday (February 14).

TWO SHOWS: Jackass Youth Theatre is putting on two performances Heart of the Forest and North Eastbenders at Bishop Auckland Town Hall, on Friday, February 28, at 7.30pm. Admission is £3. For more details call 03000-269524 or visit bishopaucklandtownhall.org.uk