New festival to celebrate town’s rich heritage

A two-week festival celebrating Bishop Auckland’s rich and varied history is set to take place later this month. The first...

Charity Cricket Match

The 24th Annual Charity Cricket Match between the Doctors and the Bishop Auckland C.C. Social Club took place on Sunday.

Playgroup receives funding boost

Woodhouse Close Church Playgroup has been presented a cheque for £1,000 from the Cooperative Community Development Fund by Mayor of Bishop Auckland and Councillor John Lethbridge, in his capacity as member of the Cooperative Durham Area Committee.

Live music in town centre

The Bishop Auckland Town Team, in partnership with local radio station Bishop FM, are holding a ‘Busker's Day’ in Bishop Auckland on Saturday 6th August. Local singers and bands will perform in the Market Place and...

Swim a Song at Woodhouse Leisure Complex

Durham County Council’s Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex is inviting you to Swim a Song with your child this spring. Designed to be an alternative, fun, innovative and effective programme...

St Mary’s

St Mary’s Under 12 Aces had a very exciting game against Greatham, and after going in at half-time 4-2 down they came back to win 7-5, with two of the goals going into the ‘goals of the season’ category. The ...

Anti cyber bullying video

Pupils at Bishop Barrington School in Bishop Auckland are hoping to tackle the national issue of cyber bullying head on by making a video. The video will feature real examples of...

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.

Hospital staff clean up on awards

A group of hospital workers have cleaned up with a full suite of awards after all six qualified on their apprenticeships with Bishop Auckland College...

St Mary’s latest

The U13 Kings had a great 5-1 win away at Skelton with Kyle Blacklock scoring 3 and Sonny Richardson 2. The U15 Kings lost out 2-1 in a very close game against Wynyard with Charlie Malcolm scoring...
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