A CONFERENCE looking at work done to improve life for residents in the Chester-le-Street area takes place next month.

Vision in Action will be held at Durham County Cricket Club's Riverside Ground in the town on Monday, October 4, 9.30am to 3.30pm.

The conference will look at how young people can be more involved in decision-making, and the launch of a strategy to give people warm and healthy homes.

For further details, visit www.chester-le-street.gov. uk/partnership, or telephone 0191-387 2042.