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Mayor of Bishop Auckland, Cllr Adam Zair, with show organisers, Chris Davidson (Back), Joan Hogg, Liz Drake (middle) and Trevor Hogg.

Visitors flock to annual Horticultural Show

It was another impressive year for the Bishop Auckland Town Council Horticultural Show with over 400 visitors flocking into the Town Hall.
Cadet Corporal Tyler Wilson (16), Cadet Max Elcoat (16), Cadet Aidan Stokell (14), Cadet Corporal Lewis Rodda (16), Cadet Corporal Jamie Coyne (14) above Hamsterley Forest.

Cadets complete Silver Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

From the 22nd to 24th September, five cadets from 2505 squadron successfully hiked, carrying all of their equipment, for three days through Weardale and Teesdale.
Emergency services held a full-scale terrorism exercise in the grounds of Bishop Auckland’s Kynren show at the end of last month.

Terrorism training event takes place in Bishop Auckland

A terrorism training exercise has been run by emergency services in Durham.
St Mary’s U11 Kings in the tunnel at Bishop Auckland FC’s Heritage Park where they were mascots for the day

St Mary’s Juniors involved in cup action

Sixteen St Marys Juniors teams played cup matches last weekend with the U7 Kings having a great win away at Stokesley with goals from Finley Pinkney, Joe Weighill, Harley Pearson and Zac Taberer.

Step back in time at Auckland Castle

Families can weave their own magic this autumn in a traditional festival at Auckland Castle. The Craft Skills Festival, a celebration of heritage building and traditional crafts, will take place at...

Issues 200-217

Christmas 2016 Read Issue 200– Saturday, 24th December, 2016   January 2017 Read Issue 201– Saturday, 14th January, 2017 Read Issue 202–...

Would-be waste criminals threatened with vehicle seizure

Would-be waste criminals are now being threatened with the seizure of their vehicles, in a bid to discourage further damage to County Durham’s environment.
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Blind Life charity fundraising night

Blind Life in Durham is hosting a charity night at Tudhoe Victory Club, 67 York Hill Crescent, Tudhoe on Thursday 19th October at 7.30pm.

Woodhouse clubs and Meals on Wheels

Woodhouse Close Church Community Centre offers a twice weekly service for a Day Club, Lunch Club and Meals On Wheels. Each service is provided every Tuesday and Thursday with the...
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Bishop Auckland to gain new regiment

Bishop Auckland is to gain a new regiment: 8th Battalion The Rifles, on Wednesday 1st November.
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David Butler, archivist at Durham County Record Office.

On the trail of history on the high seas

Real accounts of adventure, arrest and a suspect sailor will be brought to life through historical records as monthly history sessions resume.