The Clock Tower at Auckland Castle gate, also known as Robinson Arch. Copyright - Historic England Archive AA98_05187

Appeal for Bishop Auckland memories

What are your memories of Bishop Auckland? An appeal is being made for people to share their recollections of...
Bishop Auckland College students celebrate their graduation at the ceremony at Durham Cathedral.

Bishop praises graduates at Durham Cathedral ceremony

The Bishop of Durham congratulated nearly 100 higher education students for their success at Bishop Auckland College’s showcase graduation ceremony at Durham...
The A689 Coundon bypass was closed for most of the weekend after police stopped a motorhome containing explosive materials.

Man in court after Coundon road closure

A man will appear in court today (Monday 1st July) following a police operation in Bishop Auckland over the weekend.
Members of The Auckland Project’s Parks & Gardens Team planting the orchard at the Walled Garden. Photo: Jamie Sproates, courtesy of The Auckland Project

Planting begins at Walled Garden

The shoots of change are springing up as a new orchard is planted in one of County Durham’s oldest walled gardens.
Cllr Sam Zair, Lynn Albury from Butterwick Hospice, James Wilson of Durham Markets Company and Heather Price from Eats of Spain, one of the traders at the Full Moon Market.

Big Brass Bus at Full Moon Market

The Full Moon Street Food Market is joining the Big BRASS Bus when it comes to Bishop Auckland Market Place on Thursday...
Sisters Katie and Lauren Simpson show off their silverware.

Silverware for sisters

Sisters Katie “The Head Hunter” and Lauren “Sweet P” Simpson, entered a Taekwondo skills charity competition on Sunday 23rd June, at Darlington,...
Town Mayor, Cllr Joy Allen presenting the Community Fund grant to members of Bishop Auckland Bowling Club. Photo: Christine Percival.

Bowling Club awarded grant

A grant of £500 has been awarded to Bishop Auckland Bowling Club from the Town Council’s Community Fund. Town...
Sheilah Metcalfe CDPO, Ann Naisbitt, volunteer coordinator for the clubs, with some of the members.

Vital support for local clubs

Two clubs which aim to reduce isolation and loneliness have secured over £6,000 in funding so they can continue for another year....
Oompah Brass are the UK’s original rock and roll oompah band and are one of the many street bands performing at this year’s festival.

Brass festival brings the party to people

Streets and parks across County Durham will come alive next month when a feel-good music festival makes its joyous return.
A Cricket World Cup fanzone in Nottingham.

Cricket World Cup fever gripping County Durham

Cricket World Cup fever is well and truly gripping the nation and one of the world’s biggest sport events is now just days...
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Staff at Livin raised funds for the Bradely Lowery Foundation by wearing their favourite football top to work.

Local housing provider shows its colours for Bradley

A day of fundraising took place on Friday 12 July in memory of Bradley Lowery, who sadly passed away in 2017. 
Heritage Park, home of Bishop Auckland FC

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