Steering the way

AN event to raise awareness for young and potential drivers is being held in Rothbury next week.

Organised by Northumbria Police, Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service, Upper Coquetdale Community Transport and Rothbury and Coquetdale Youth Project, the event will focus on the consequences of careless or irresponsible driving.

It takes place at 6.45pm for 7pm start on Tuesday, May 17, in the Jubilee Hall.

Parents of young people who drive, or are planning to learn to drive, and all young people 15 years and over are welcome. Food and refreshments will be available. For more information contact Stuart Athey on 07973769549 or email