Darlington residents are invited to join Darlington’s Town Crier and Deefor the Dragon, the Library mascot, on Monday 23 April at noon, at the Market Cross, when a toast will be made to St George, the patron Saint of England.

The Worshipful the Mayor Councillor Jan Taylor and her consort Cllr Chris Taylor will be in attendance.

Complimentary red roses will be given to members of the public, courtesy of Flowers by Nattrass, as well as a glass of port for the toast. These will be distributed on a first come first served basis.