Local residents group ACORN will be holding their 7th annual Petting Zoo at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre on Saturday 7th April.

Running from 10am till 2pm children and adults will be enthralled with the small creatures.

The event features three petting zoos and numerous stalls together with a bouncy castle and other attractions such as Tombola, Face-painting and Professor Nincompoop.

Bring the kids, Aunty, Uncle and Grandparents. Sponsored by Councillors Kate Hopper and Eddy Adam and ACORN the event will be opened by Phil Wilson our MP.

Entrance is only £1