SEDGEFIELD Borough Council has revised the opening times for its leisure centres over Christmas and New Year.

All centres will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day, but all will open as normal between Thursday, December 27 and Sunday, December 30.

Newton Aycliffe and Spennymoor Leisure centres will be open between 9am and 4pm on Christmas Eve, with the last booking at 3pm.

The same hours apply on New Year's Eve, but the centres will be open for evening functions. Opening hours on Wednesday, January 2 are 9am to 11pm.

The sports hall and bowls green at Ferryhill Leisure Centre close at 10.30pm on Christmas Eve; the fitness suite shuts at 4pm; and the bar will be open between 7pm and 11.30pm.

The sports hall is closed on New Year's Eve. The bowls green and fitness suite hours are 9am to 4pm, and the bar is open from 7pm to 12.30am.

Most facilities are open as normal on Wednesday, January 2, but the sports hall will close at 4pm.

Shildon Sunnydale Leisure Centre will close at 5pm on Christmas Eve, but otherwise the hours are the same as at Ferryhill.

The opening times are subject to approval from the council's executive committee, which meets on Thursday.