Wednesday 24th July, 11.00am to 3.00pm

Newton Aycliffe Town Centre Management is pleased to present an Emergency Services Day in the town centre mall on Wednesday 24th July from 11.00am to 3.00pm.

The day will be full of excitement as a plethora of vehicles will be on display including modern fire engines and a display by the fire brigade and the blood bikes; the police emergency vehicles, as well as information from the police for keeping safe, bike marking and police dogs.

To contrast the modern vehicle displays there will be a selection of vintage fire engines and vintage/classic cars and an appearance by the “Newtonian” bus from the Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society.

Refreshments will be available as will town centre partners, Aycliffe Radio, who will be on hand to entertain, play requests and will have a few spot prizes to give away.

The local Resident’s Associations have also been invited to attend and set up shop in the centre of town. So why not pop along and see what they have to offer.

Beamish 1950s Exhibition

On the same day, Wednesday 24th July, Beamish Museum will be opening a brand new 1950s exhibition, which will be held in a vacant unit in the town centre.

This display will be in situ for a four week duration, commencing on 24th July.

During the four week period there will be a whole host of history related displays, talks, parade and memorabilia from Newton Aycliffe’s history.

The exhibition is planned in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the first tenant moving into the new town.

Watch out in the Newton News for more details of the planned dates.