Residents Urged to Recycle Batteries & Electricals

Durham County Council’s green teams are urging residents and businesses in the area not to fall foul of new regulations governing the disposal of batteries.

School Recognised for Quality Study Support

A Bishop Auckland secondary school has become the first in County Durham to achieve the highest recognition for its out-of-hours study support.

Town rallies to send Mason to Disneyland

A fund raising page has been set up to help raise money to take a 5 year-old boy, who has terminal cancer, to Disneyland Paris for the holiday of his dreams. Mason, from Bishop Auckland, has...

Local Lottery Winner Keeps His Promise

A local lottery winner was in South Church on Saturday, August 16th, to see one of his dreams become reality.

Daylight star gazing at King James

Thanks to Durham University's portable planetarium, over 130 students at King James I Academy have been able to consider the size of the universe and the Milky Way at a special event in school. The ...

Centre calls for votes to bag award

Coundon and Leeholme Community Centre is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its...

Festive entertainment in town

The Bishop Auckland Town Team have put together a bumper entertainment package to delight shoppers this December. Children have the chance to meet Santa Claus, who will be in the Toy Department of Beales on Saturday 6th December, between 9.30am and 3pm. He will also be in the Newgate Shopping Centre on both Saturday 13th and Saturday 20th December, between ...

St Mary’s keep Memorial Trophy on home soil

On Sunday 11th May, Bishop Auckland St Mary’s Juniors Under 11 Boys were given the fantastic opportunity to play at Heritage Park against Wynyard JFC, to compete ...

Under 14s triumph over local rivals

Bishop Auckland Rugby Club Under 14s defeated their local rivals Darlington Mowden Park on 24th October.

Issues 185-199

Read Issue 185– Saturday, 4th June, 2016 Read Issue 186– Saturday, 18th June, 2016 Read Issue 187– Saturday, 2nd July, 2016 Read Issue 188– Saturday, 16th July,...

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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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