Join the I Am Team GB National Sports Day initiative on Saturday 24 August.

Table tennis club organises free open day for Nation’s Biggest Sports Day

As a part of a national initiative, Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club will host a community open day at Bishop Barrington School...
Heritage Park, home of Bishop Auckland FC

Two Blues eye promotion

Bishop Auckland manager, Ian Chandler, has earmarked his squad for the upcoming 2019-20 Ebac Northern League campaign, blending in a mix of...
Cadets and staff with the WW2 jeep.

Air Cadets support Armed Forces Day

On Saturday 29th June cadets and staff from 2505 (Bishop Auckland) Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets supported a community based Armed Forces Day...
Rebecca Elliott with Chief Financial Officer at The Auckland Project, Chris Bramley. Photo: AAT.

Apprentice takes home national award

A County Durham apprentice has taken the top spot at a prestigious international awards ceremony. Rebecca Elliott from Binchester...
The Clock Tower at Auckland Castle gate, also known as Robinson Arch. Copyright - Historic England Archive AA98_05187

Appeal for Bishop Auckland memories

What are your memories of Bishop Auckland? An appeal is being made for people to share their recollections of...
Bishop Auckland College students celebrate their graduation at the ceremony at Durham Cathedral.

Bishop praises graduates at Durham Cathedral ceremony

The Bishop of Durham congratulated nearly 100 higher education students for their success at Bishop Auckland College’s showcase graduation ceremony at Durham...
The A689 Coundon bypass was closed for most of the weekend after police stopped a motorhome containing explosive materials.

Man in court after Coundon road closure

A man will appear in court today (Monday 1st July) following a police operation in Bishop Auckland over the weekend.
Members of The Auckland Project’s Parks & Gardens Team planting the orchard at the Walled Garden. Photo: Jamie Sproates, courtesy of The Auckland Project

Planting begins at Walled Garden

The shoots of change are springing up as a new orchard is planted in one of County Durham’s oldest walled gardens.
Cllr Sam Zair, Lynn Albury from Butterwick Hospice, James Wilson of Durham Markets Company and Heather Price from Eats of Spain, one of the traders at the Full Moon Market.

Big Brass Bus at Full Moon Market

The Full Moon Street Food Market is joining the Big BRASS Bus when it comes to Bishop Auckland Market Place on Thursday...
Sisters Katie and Lauren Simpson show off their silverware.

Silverware for sisters

Sisters Katie “The Head Hunter” and Lauren “Sweet P” Simpson, entered a Taekwondo skills charity competition on Sunday 23rd June, at Darlington,...
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