Event to raise funds for teen’s headstone

An event is being held at Old Shildon Club next month, in order to pay for a headstone for the grave of a 14 year-old girl who tragically passed away last year. Lucy Smith was found...

Autumn Fayre

The West Auckland Memorial Community Association is holding an Autumn Fayre on Saturday 6th November.

Gold medal students

While Olympic athletes are dreaming of winning just one gold medal in London, students at King James I Academy have returned from a regional athletics event with an array of them!...

Joint funding initiative gives boost to boxing club

Bishop Auckland Boxing Club is celebrating after becoming the first project in County Durham to benefit from a joint funding programme between Sported, the UK’s largest Sport for Development charity, and ...

Plan to tackle anti-social behaviour

Bishop Auckland and Shildon Area Action Partnership has put together a plan to fight anti-social behaviour after several residents made complaints about people’s conduct in ...

Go for a Run in Bishop Auckland

A new running initiative from Run England has come to Bishop Auckland this month. The ‘Run Bishop’ group meets at Woodhouse Leisure Centre every Wednesday from 6.15pm – 7.15pm and costs only £2...

Monster Saturday entertains the crowds

On Saturday 25th October the Bishop Auckland Town Team organised a spooky Monster Saturday to entertain the shoppers in the town. Invitations and flyers went to the schools in the area inviting the little monsters to go along dressed in their ...

Support Worker of the Year Award

Following nomination by a number of Sixth Form students at King James I Academy, Learning Support Mentor, Linda Dixon, has been declared Support Worker of the Year at the Journal’s ...

Appeal for stock donations

Volunteers and staff at the Scope charity shop, 12 Newgate Street, are urging the local community to get behind the disability charity’s Great Donate stock appeal this summer. As part of the appeal...

Quiz night sold out, second date now available

Due to huge demand, the Butterwick Hospice is to host a second quiz evening at the new Bella Italia restaurant in Bishop Auckland. With the first date on Monday 10th February selling out, demand ...
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