ARMAGEDDON FITNESS: A high intensity circuit training class created by Richard Callender from ITV’s The Biggest Loser is coming to Richmond.

Personal trainer Steph Cook is holding the classes at Richmond’s Liberty Health Club on Thursdays at 9.30am; Colburn Leisure Centre on Fridays at 6.30pm; and Heighington Village Hall, near Darlington, on Thursdays at 6.30pm.

Classes last one hour and cost between £3.50 and £4.50. For more information contact Miss Cook on 07707-686313 or

COLD CALLERS: Hambleton residents are being warned not to deal with cold callers falsely claiming to be working with the council to fit solar panels. The Hambleton District Council is not running any scheme offering solar panels.

The council urges residents to be vigilant and look out for elderly neighbours, and to make sure any work is carried out by accredited companies only.

Anyone interested in solar panels or other renewable energy technologies should contact Yorkshire Energy Partnership on 01904-554406 or email

BOWLING CLUB: Masham Bowling Club is looking for new members for the coming season.

Anyone interested aged 14 and over, of any ability, can contact Gilbert Hunton on 01677-470225, or go to Masham bowling green on Mondays from 5pm, from April 14. Bowls will be available for anyone to try their hand.