A TRAMPOLINE course for 11 to 16-year-olds will be launched at Teesdale Leisure Centre, in Barnard Castle, next week. (Tuesday, April 22)

Classes, run by Durham County Council, will begin on Tuesday, April 22, 6.15pm to 7.15pm.

Victoria Lee, sport and physical activity project officer, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to get into a new sport.”

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An eight week course costs £8, to book a place email leisure-teesdale@durham.gov.uk or call 03000-260862/63.

The council may also offer similar sessions for 16 to 25-year-olds, if enough people show an interest.

To do so email Victoria.lee@durham.gov.uk or call 07584141202.

U3A MEETING: Barnard Castle University of the Third Age will meet at Jersey Farm Hotel, Darlington Road, on Thursday (April 24), 10am, for a talked by Barbara Dixon entitled A Ramble around the Registry Office. Entry £1. For details call 01833-908089. (CORRECT)

FAMILY FUN: Eggleston Carnival Committee will host an afternoon of Easter fun at the village hall tomorrow (Bank Holiday Monday, April 21), from noon to 5pm. The event includes a decorated Easter egg competition, stalls, afternoon teas and a village treasure hunt.

PATRIOTIC DINNER: St Osmund’s Church will hold a St George’s-Tide dinner in Gainford Village Hall on Friday, April 25, at 7.30pm. There will be a drinks reception, four-course meal and after dinner speaker, Rory Thompson, from Staindrop. Tickets £15, to book call 07501-110717.