Head Teacher to retire

Bruce Guthrie, Head Teacher at Bishop Barrington Sports With Mathematics College in Bishop Auckland, is to retire at the end of term after 35 years at the school.

Accused arsonist given conditional bail

A Bishop Auckland man is due to reappear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court on April 9th, after the Bench found itself not in the position to advance his application for Legal Aid.

Lawyer Honoured

A Bishop Auckland Lawyer has received Durham County Council's Chairman's Medal for his work in supporting local businesses.

Double Screening at Town Hall

On Thursday, April 9th, Bishop Auckland Town Hall is hosting screenings of two movies.

Council Rewards Loyal Employees

The now defunct Wear Valley Council officially honoured loyal employees recently, for years of work in their community.

Splash Out With Free Entry to Bishop Baths

This week, to coincide with the launch of the new Unitary Authority in County Durham, a new swimming initiative is also set to make waves.

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Welcome to the first edition of your new free community newspaper, written for the people of Bishop Auckland about Bishop Auckland.
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