POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked in Easson Road, Darlington, at about 9pm on Sunday.

The man suffered minor injuries. Anyone with information about the incident can contact police on (01325) 467681.

BURGLARS STRIKE: Crime incidents in Darlington at the weekend included the theft of a Sony PlayStation from a house in Wordsworth Road; a purse from a kitchen in South Terrace; a video recorder in Neasham Road; a bicycle from a garage in Coniscliffe Road; four sets of golf clubs from a shed in The Mead, and a chainsaw and hedge cutters from an outbuilding in Carmel Road.

LEEK SUCCESSES: Results at the Black Bull Leek Club's annual show, at Wolsingham, were: 1 Harry Sanderson, 182.5 cubic inches; 2 Robert Greasley, 157.62 cu in; 3 John Percival, 130.45 cu in.

STOLEN VEHICLES: A silver K-registered Vauxhall Nova stolen from Esk Road, Darlington, at the weekend was found abandoned on the Cleveland Trading Estate. Others vehicles stolen included a red, L-registered Vauxhall Corsa, from Kingsway, a green Peugeot 306 from Hammond Drive, and a V-registered Polaris quad bike from Walworth Gate.

FUNDRAISER: Regulars at four pubs in Shildon - the Royal George Tavern, New Masons, Grey Horse and Jubilee Inn - combined with members of John Bennett, Castle, Runnymede and Ferryhill lodges of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes, to raise more than £3,000 for Rosebank Special School, Ferryhill.

LEGION DATE: The next meeting of the Royal British Legion's Darlington branch will be held tomorrow, at 7.45pm, in the Cleveland Social Club, Neasham Road.

HEALTHY WALK: Sedgefield Borough Council and the Asda store in Spennymoor have teamed up for a Walking the Way to Health event on Thursday, from 10am to 12.30pm, in Jubilee Park, Spennymoor.

CHARITY NIGHT: A charity night at the Fighting Cocks pub, Middleton St George, near Darlington, raised £1,201 for the Make A Child Smile charity.

FUNDRAISERS: Belle Vue Working Men's Club, in Commercial Street, Crook, will raise money for the town's children's and over-60s Christmas funds with a jumble sale on Friday, from 9.30am to noon, and a table-top sale on Saturday, October 4, from 9am to noon. To book call (01388) 762386.

SALE CANCELLED: A car boot sale due to be held on Sunday at Woodland village school has been cancelled.

LEEK SHOW: The Royal British Legion Club, in Newton Aycliffe, will be holding its 41st annual leek show on Saturday. Benching must be completed by 1.15pm.