Amble Drop-In Project celebrates its 10th anniversary next Wednesday when visitors are invited to come along to see how much the organisation has changed over the years. There will be a raffle, free buffet and a chocolate fountain. For more details call (01665) 713741.
SMALL businesses in the Wansbeck area of Northumberland will be able to get face-to-face advice following the launch of a scheme by Lloyds TSB.
The bank has opened a business centre at its Ashington branch as part of a drive to give business customers free access to a local contact.
Crime bid fails
TWO MG car roofs have been recovered when they were spotted for sale on internet site eBay, days after being stolen.
The car parts were taken over the weekend from Grangetown and Middlesbrough, but a friend of one of the victims saw the items on the internet site and contacted the seller.
Police then raided a house and arrested a 30-year-old Middlesbrough man
CONCERN is growing for a pensioner who has not returned home after a lunchtime walk.
David Winder, 74, left his home in Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, for his regular walk on Wednesday and has not been seen since. Police and mountain rescue searches have found no trace of him. Anyone with information should call Cumbria police on (0845) 330-0247.