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Annabel and Madison shine for swimming club

Coaches at Wear Valley Amateur Swimming Club (WVASC) were delighted for Bishop Auckland swimmers, Madison Peveller and Annabel Cooper who competed on the club’s behalf in the...
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Awards success for St Mary’s

It has been another great week for Bishop Auckland St Mary’s who, up against some illustrious opposition, scooped the Junior Sports Club of the Year award 2017 for the Durham Dales area...
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Gaunless Gateway new funding round

Community groups are being invited to apply for up to £3,000 to help kick start small projects that will make a positive and lasting impact in the community by either improving health and...
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King James Academy remembers the fallen

On Friday 10th November, King James I Academy fell silent for two minutes to reflect upon the meaning of Armistice Day and Remembrance Day. A service was held in the new memorial garden at...
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Local churches host charity seasonal music

Under the auspices of Bishop Auckland Music Society, the Andreas Ensemble has in recent years regularly presented seasonal music for Advent and Christmas in St. Andrew’s, South Church and...
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Art exhibition remembers popular local man

A much-loved Bishop Auckland man who died suddenly earlier this year is living on through his artwork. Michael Dolan was a well-known personality in the town due to his decades...
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Town to transform into Advent calendar

Next month you may well enjoy opening up an Advent Calendar in the lead up to Christmas. But in Bishop Auckland, on December 1st, a very different giant Advent Calendar will begin to open up in...
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Bishop Auckland offers the region’s warmest welcome

Bishop Auckland has been officially named as one of the most welcoming towns in the country as it prepares to greet thousands of new visitors. The town has become the first North East location to be awarded WorldHost Recognised Destination status, following a training initiative delivered by The Auckland Project and Durham County Council. An internationally renowned programme...

Matthew swims to gold at English Masters

Matthew Bradley of Bishop Auckland competed for the first time at the Swim England National Masters competition at the Ponds Forge International Pool in Sheffield which took place on Friday 27th and...

Performance Club status for BATTC

Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club has been recognised by Table Tennis England as one of its first Performance Clubs. They will now work with national performance staff to ensure promising young...
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