Volunteer committee recognised for longstanding service

Outgoing committee members recognised for longstanding service

Four volunteer committee members who have given up their free time to help improve life for people in County Durham have been recognised by...
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Anti-social behaviour tackled in Bishop Auckland

Reports of anti-social behaviour in Bishop Auckland are decreasing thanks to partnership work between the council and police. The project, which has benefitted from funding...
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Bishop Auckland Food Festival park and ride

Visitors heading to Bishop Auckland Food Festival this weekend are being reminded a park and ride service is in place. Buses will be running from...
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Joanne to run London Marathon

Bishop Auckland's Joanne Illingworth is set to run the London Marathon after a lengthy break from any form of exercise. Unfit and overweight is how...
Stephanie Burrows is serving a Customer Services apprenticeship at M&M Pharmacies

Apprenticeships prescribed by local pharmacy

A Bishop Auckland family business which has employed more than 20 apprentices over the past decade is backing a national campaign this week promoting...
Hear My Voice Suffragettes 100 exhibition

Hear My Voice exhibition at Bishop Auckland

Hear My Voice - an exhibition marking 100 years since women were given the right to vote is now on display at Bishop Auckland...
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Butcher fined for selling underweight meat

A butcher found to be selling underweight meat has been ordered to pay almost £7,000. In July 2017, Durham County Council’s trading standards received a...
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Campaigners take Stephen’s petition to Home Office

On Thursday (1 February), trafficked child ‘Stephen’, along with his foster sister Naomi Tomlinson and campaigners, including Bishop Auckland constituency MP, Helen Goodman met...
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Police urge public to take care when buying a dog

People are being urged to be on their guard when buying a dog. Durham Constabulary, the RSPCA and Durham County Council have joined forces to...
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Gaunless Gateway new funding round

Community groups are being invited to apply for up to £3,000 to help kick start small projects that will make a positive and lasting impact in the community by either improving health and...

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