DURHAM Pointers are back in the city centre offering assistance to visitors after an 18-month absence.

The award-winning volunteers are back in the pink, in their Market Place pitch, pointing tourists and others unfamiliar with the city in the right direction, but, following the long lay-off, they are seeking to bolster numbers by recruiting more, ‘genuinely interested people’, to join their ranks.

Susan Tyson, a pointer since its inception in 2012, said: “A great Durham Pointer doesn’t need to have an in-depth knowledge of the city.

“What they really need is an enthusiasm to help visitors, and we can help them with all the rest.

“If you’re a curious and helpful person with a few hours to spare, we’d love to hear from you.”

Durham Pointers returned to the city centre in their familiar bright pink tabards, on Monday July 19.

Further information can be found on www.durhampointers.co.uk.

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