Striking a charity pose

A fashion show and charity dinner will be held next month in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Organised by Ponteland High School, the event, on Friday, March 4, at the Biscuit Factory in Newcastle, will see caricaturist Paul Slattery join North East celebrities including Ant and Dec, Alan Shearer and Andy Carroll.

A fashion show, compered by Steve Colman, will take place first, with students modelling John Lewis outfits, followed by a three-course meal, disco and a chance to win prizes.

Tickets, priced £32.50, are available from Claire Hancock on 01661 864426.