Learn about the Elwick Riot

THE history and the characters of a quaint village will be explored this weekend.

Hartlepool Borough Council’s countryside wardens team is inviting people along to its Strange Events in Elwick event.

It will take place this Sunday from 10.30am-noon.

The event includes a walk that starts on the village green and participants can hear about some of the tales and strange events that have occurred in the area.

People can find out about the Elwick Riot involving police from the surrounding towns and villages.

Booking is essential and to book a place, ring (01429) 853325.