TIMBER THEFT: Several lengths of timber measuring 2.4 metres and worth £115 were stolen from Packing Industries, in Beaumont Way, Newton Aycliffe, at the weekend.

CAROL SERVICE: The Mayor of Sedgefield, Councillor Andy Gray, will attend a carol service at St Charles' RC Church, Tudhoe, on Sunday, at 3pm.

HOUSE BURGLED: A video recorder, mobile phone and other small items, worth a total of £1,300, were stolen from a house in Aysgarth Close, Newton Aycliffe, between 8.50pm and 9.35pm on Monday.

KIDS STUFF: Peter Pan, performed by children aged from seven to 14, will be staged at Toft Hill and Etherley Community Centre tomorrow, at 7pm. For tickets call 07759 227378.

LIGHTS STOLEN: 30 coloured lightbulbs worth £60 were stolen from the Christmas tree at Sedgefield Community Hospital, Salters Lane, between Sedgefield and Fishburn, at the weekend.