AN evening of entertainment is planned to highlight issues affecting Hartlepool.

Interactive displays and stage performances are included in the annual general meeting of The Hartlepool Partnership.

The partnership was set up in 1999 to bring together local organisations.

Residents attending the meeting tomorrow will be able to talk to key people behind the initiative.

To celebrate the European Year of Disabled People, there will be a performance by theatre group Roaring Mouse.

Entertainment will also be provided by Footlight Youth Theatre, which will perform a piece about young people's perceptions of the town.

The event takes place at Middleton Grange Shopping Centre at 6pm and will be compered by Alan Wright.

Entry is free to the ticket-only event and includes a wine reception and buffet.

Tickets are available from Nicola Coulter on (01429) 284147, HDVA on (01429) 262641 or Zeba Alam, at the Salaam Centre, on (01429) 284297.