Help shape plans for Bishop’s market

Residents in Bishop Auckland are being asked to help shape plans to revitalise the town’s market. Durham County Council is developing a new markets strategy and street trading policy...

St Mary’s round-up

St Mary’s U16s had a great 3-1 win away at Seaton Carew, with goals from Adam Gillies, Jack Hamilton and Kieran Maddison. The U15 Aces had a great 1-0 win away at Richmond Town Juniors, with ...

Local man saves life

On the afternoon of Saturday 1st October, an eighteen-year-old member of staff at the Bishop Auckland branch of Wetherspoons in the Market Place collapsed in the kitchen. She suffered a seizure and stopped...

Theatre Hooligans perform one-night only dance show

Over 300 people travelled to King James I Academy recently to see BATH’s (Bishop Auckland Theatre Hooligans) latest one-night-only Dance Show, Proximo Passo (The Next Step). The show was organised as a fundraising event for BATH’s...
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Expert advice on hand at free event

Expert advice on issues ranging from health and housing to employment opportunities and dealing with debt will be available at a series of free events, including one in Bishop Auckland.

Pollards Allotments to host plant sale

Pollards Allotments will be holding its annual Plant Sale on Saturday 21st May from 10am till 4pm and on Sunday 22nd May from 10am till 12 noon. Bedding plants , items for hanging baskets...

Railway youth team recruiting new members

Bishop Auckland based Stockton & Darlington Railway Youth Team are looking for new members to join the group, which is now based at Bishop Auckland Railway Station. The group, which was ...

Cockton Hill Infants: “Oasis of calm and care”

Over 300 pupils, parents, staff and governors from Cockton Hill Infants School enjoyed a wonderful sunny afternoon, celebrating the school’s latest successful Ofsted inspection. The inspectors praised every aspect of school life...

Call for Kynren ‘18 volunteers

On the back of a successful second season, Eleven Arches, the production company behind Kynren – an epic tale of England, is already planning its third season, and the recruitment of new...

Thomas raising funds for MND

Eight-year-old chronic asthma sufferer, Thomas German-Iddon from Bishop Auckland was inspired to take part in a non-stop clubathon dance fundraiser when his uncle Derek sadly...
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