Volunteer committee recognised for longstanding service

Outgoing committee members recognised for longstanding service

Four volunteer committee members who have given up their free time to help improve life for people in County Durham have been recognised by...
bishop auckland anti-social behaviour funding

Anti-social behaviour tackled in Bishop Auckland

Reports of anti-social behaviour in Bishop Auckland are decreasing thanks to partnership work between the council and police. The project, which has benefitted from funding...
Bishop Auckland Food Festival traffic map

Bishop Auckland Food Festival park and ride

Visitors heading to Bishop Auckland Food Festival this weekend are being reminded a park and ride service is in place. Buses will be running from...
London Marathon running vests

Joanne to run London Marathon

Bishop Auckland's Joanne Illingworth is set to run the London Marathon after a lengthy break from any form of exercise. Unfit and overweight is how...
SSE Wildcats Football Clubs

Bishop Girls Wildcats Football Club success

Bishop Auckland Girls FC have been successful in their application to run an SSE Wildcats Football Club, in association with Durham FA. The SSE Wildcats...
Stephanie Burrows is serving a Customer Services apprenticeship at M&M Pharmacies

Apprenticeships prescribed by local pharmacy

A Bishop Auckland family business which has employed more than 20 apprentices over the past decade is backing a national campaign this week promoting...
Easter activities, Easter Trail photo: Bec Hughes courtesy of The Auckland Project

Easter Activities with The Auckland Project

Families can search for hidden animals, create their own art and enjoy traditional crafts as part of a cracking series of Easter activities in...
A Durham County Council snowplough tackles the Beast From The East

Update on council services in County Durham

With the so-called Beast from the East bringing freezing temperatures to the region and with further heavy snow and blizzards forecast for this evening...
Hear My Voice Suffragettes 100 exhibition

Hear My Voice exhibition at Bishop Auckland

Hear My Voice - an exhibition marking 100 years since women were given the right to vote is now on display at Bishop Auckland...
trading standards officers

Butcher fined for selling underweight meat

A butcher found to be selling underweight meat has been ordered to pay almost £7,000. In July 2017, Durham County Council’s trading standards received a...

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Shildon Railway Institute is in financial difficulties

Shildon Railway Institute could close

The committee of the Shildon Railway Institute - the “Stute” as it’s affectionately known locally - has confirmed that it expects the...

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