Foster sister Naomi and supporters of Stephen's campaign

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...
Bishop Auckland Theatre Society Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast to appear at Town Hall

Following the huge success of their last panto, Aladdin and recent ghost play, After Eleanor Died, Bishop Auckland Theatre Society (BATS) are back for...
Durham Constabulary Dog Section

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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Annabel and Madison shine for swimming club

Coaches at Wear Valley Amateur Swimming Club (WVASC) were delighted for Bishop Auckland swimmers, Madison Peveller and Annabel Cooper who competed on the club’s behalf in the...
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Awards success for St Mary’s

It has been another great week for Bishop Auckland St Mary’s who, up against some illustrious opposition, scooped the Junior Sports Club of the Year award 2017 for the Durham Dales area...
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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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King James Academy remembers the fallen

On Friday 10th November, King James I Academy fell silent for two minutes to reflect upon the meaning of Armistice Day and Remembrance Day. A service was held in the new memorial garden at...
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Local churches host charity seasonal music

Under the auspices of Bishop Auckland Music Society, the Andreas Ensemble has in recent years regularly presented seasonal music for Advent and Christmas in St. Andrew’s, South Church and...
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Art exhibition remembers popular local man

A much-loved Bishop Auckland man who died suddenly earlier this year is living on through his artwork. Michael Dolan was a well-known personality in the town due to his decades...
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Town to transform into Advent calendar

Next month you may well enjoy opening up an Advent Calendar in the lead up to Christmas. But in Bishop Auckland, on December 1st, a very different giant Advent Calendar will begin to open up in...
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