Custody Over Serious Allegations

Due to the serious nature of the allegations and for fear that he might interfere with witnesses and commit further offences, a 31 year-old Bishop Auckland man was remanded in custody.

Local Trio Form Support Charity to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

Two Bishop Auckland women have teamed up with a friend from Shildon in order to form a group that will support the charity, Cancer Research UK.

Former St John’s Pupil in Miss Durham Finals

A former pupil St John’s Catholic School and Sixth Form Centre, on Woodhouse Lane, is hoping to take home the crown of Miss Durham.

‘Knives’ Launched at the Town Hall

A local author will be launching her latest book of short stories at Bishop Auckland Town Hall next week.

Weardale to Connect to Mainline

Residents of Bishop Auckland could soon have a direct rail link to the dales.

Fire in ‘The Fireplace’

Two fire crews were called to the The Fireplace store in Bishop’s Newgate Street at 2:58am on Saturday, April 11th.

St Mary’s Action

Over the last fortnight, St Mary's Junior Football Club has had mixed results, amassing 7 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses in 17 games.

Town Centre Masters the Art of Surprise

Bishop Auckland is in the midst of an invasion. However, there is no need for alarm, as the town is being taken over by art.

Help the Blind

Rayner Opticians are collecting old ink cartridges and mobile phones in aid of Dogs for the Blind.

Proms Cash Pledge

The Proms in the Park Organising Committee is to receive £1,000 from Bishop Auckland Town Council.
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