Unique signed cricket bat up for auction

A charity auction will be held by Morpeth fund-raisers in aid of the Jitegemee School Building Project in Tanzania.

And a special item will be up for grabs in the form of a signed cricket bat from a World 11 against Northumberland 11 match in the 1980s. It includes the signatures of Allan Lamb and Basil D’Oliveira.

The auction will be held at Riverside Lodge, with music by Afropella, The Crossings and local singers.

It takes place on Friday, April 17, at 7pm, and tickets cost £5 on the door. Call 01670 516452 for details.