DURHAM County councillors for Peterlee East, Audrey Laing and Harry Bennett, will hold a ward surgery at East Durham Trust offices, Yoden Road, Peterlee, on Tuesday, February 25, from 6pm to 7pm.

NHS TALKS: Dr Kate Bidwell, chair of the North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group, will talk about the CCG’s priorities and answer questions at a meeting at the Honest Lawyer Hotel, Croxdale Bridge, Durham, on Saturday, March 1, from 10.30am to 12.30pm. The event is being organised by the City of Durham and Easington Conservative Association.

BEER FESTIVAL: The New Inn, Church Road Head, Durham City, is holding a beer festival from March 13 to 16, with at least 23 real ales on offer. The festival runs from 11am to midnight on March 13, 14 and 15 and from noon to midnight on Sunday, March 16. Entry is free. Beers are £3 each.

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