County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust has launched a 'Stay in Touch' messaging scheme.

NHS Trust launches ‘stay in touch’ scheme for patients and loved ones

Like many NHS Trusts nationally, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust has introduced temporary visiting restrictions to help protect patients, visitors...
Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland. Photograph by House of Hues, courtesy of The Auckland Project.

Planning submitted for Auckland Castle Gardens transformation

Planning permission is being sought to revitalise the 1,000-year-old Auckland Castle gardens and make them more accessible for centuries to come.
The NHS display at Bob Hardisty Drive.

NHS thanks set in stone

Durham County Council has shown its gratitude to hardworking NHS staff during the Coronavirus crisis, by creating two new roadside displays. 
Bishop FM Saturday Brunch presenter, Peter Rush in his home studio

Bishop FM volunteers remain on air thanks to Town Council grant

Despite the lockdown, community radio volunteers at 105.9 Bishop FM have been able to continue broadcasting with help of funding from Bishop...
Bishop Auckland College.

Prospective students invited to ‘virtual’ open event

Bishop Auckland College and its engineering training centre is inviting prospective learners to join an open event from the comfort of their...
Lea Darling of Burtree Puddings at last year's Bishop Auckland Food Festival.

Virtual food festival supports region’s traders

The organisers of this year's cancelled Bishop Auckland Food Festival have launched a virtual food festival for the 2020 traders who could...
Charlotte Brown and Francesca Brass, from The Auckland Project’s Catering Team.

Auckland Project sows seeds of food production during crisis

The Auckland Project has joined forces with organisations across the region to feed thousands of vulnerable individuals and families during the ongoing...
Durham County Council logo with rainbow

Durham County Council latest coronavirus update

As of Monday 30th March, more than 1,000 businesses across County Durham have already received their grant to help support them through...
Maisy Newby-Higgingbottom, aged 7, has a climate change message for the world.

Maisy’s message to save the planet

Maisy Newby-Higginbottom, aged 7 from Bishop Auckland, is advising people that they need to take care of the planet.Maisy's mam, Laura said:...

North East Mining Artist Celebrated with Commemorative Birthday Exhibition

The 80th birthday of North East mining artist Bob Olley is being celebrated with a special exhibition at a County Durham gallery.
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