Mining history on show

SEDGEFIELD MP Phil Wilson will be on hand to open a mining and history day being held this weekend.

Trimdon Station Community Centre is hosting the event in partnership with East Durham Rural Corridor Area Action Partnership (AAP).

Mr Wilson will officially open the event, which runs at the Station Road East-based venue, from 11am-4pm.

There will be a range of local mining banners on display, a presentation form Blackhall History Society and local photographs from the Trimdons.

Refreshments will also be available during the free event.

For more information, call the centre on (01429) 882200.