News in brief
Published at 07:37, Wednesday, 11 December 2013
VILLAGE halls in the parish of Wark are set to benefit from a local hotel’s castoffs.
Battlesteads Hotel and Restaurant is donating furniture destined for the rubbish heap to both Wark Town Hall and Stonehaugh Community Hall.
A stack of chairs are currently being held in a container to be taken away, along with a range of other items, including a cooker and microwaves.
VOLUNTEERS are being sought to give Gilsland’s play area a clean-up.
The play area has swings and other attractions, including a zip slide, and is popular with children and families in the village.
A member of the play area committee told members of Thirlwall Parish Council: “We need someone to volunteer to help clean the playground. The greenery is also a bit overgrown.”
A CAR has been stolen from outside a garage in Ponteland.
The Renault Megane was taken from outside A & K Motors on Meadowfield Industrial Estate overnight on Sunday, November 17.
The car, valued at around £3,500, had been dropped off for an MOT and thieves stole its keys after breaking into the garage’s key drop off box.
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