THE League Against Cruel Sports held a street collection in Chester-le-Street on June 1 that raised £163. The organsiation thanks everyone who supported the collection.

Rock night: The Jasper Hart Band will play the Market Tavern, South Burns, Chester-le-Street, on Friday (June 14) at 9pm. Admission is free.

More room: Durham County Council planners have approved plans for a single storey extension at the back of a house in Ashford Drive, Chester-le-Street.

Ramp plan: Plans to install an access ramp at Lumley Junior School, Cocken Lane, Great Lumley, have been approved by Durham County Council planners.