Members of the Young Archaeologists’ Club learn how to use a Magnetic Susceptibility Meter. Photo: Barry Pells, courtesy of The Auckland Project.

Young archaeologists uncover past

Children as young as seven, are getting hands on with history as founding members of a new Young Archaeologists’ Club. 
Colin Barnes, Brian Walker, Sara Swales and pupils Alexa and Harry with the new Go Read Bus.

School launches library on wheels

A Go North East bus has been transformed into an inspirational learning environment, to encourage students with special educational needs to read...
Karen Milburn Duty Officer at Newton Aycliffe Library, Lilly Frith aged 3 from Shildon, Lacey Hobson aged 5 from Newton Aycliffe, Cllr Joy Allen Cabinet member for transformation Laina Hooper aged 3 from Chilton and Sophie Hobson aged 8 from Newton Aycliffe.

App offers 24/7 library access

Story lovers can now access hundreds more free eAudiobooks anytime, anywhere, with County Durham libraries online. Library members can...
Swimmers at annual charity gala

Swimmers set records at annual charity gala

A total of fourteen swimmers from the Dolphin, Junior and Senior squads of Wear Valley Amateur Swimming Club competed in the 9th Annual Derwentside...
Bishop Auckland Town Council are offering community grants

Bishop Auckland Community Fund

Bishop Auckland Town Council is offering community grants to support local organisations working for the benefit of the residents of Bishop Auckland. Community groups...
New dates have been released for the launch of the Tower and Castle

New dates for Tower and Castle

With construction well underway, new dates have now been announced for the launch of The Auckland Project’s purpose-built welcome centre, Auckland Tower, and the...
Volunteer committee recognised for longstanding service

Outgoing committee members recognised for longstanding service

Four volunteer committee members who have given up their free time to help improve life for people in County Durham have been recognised by...
bishop auckland anti-social behaviour funding

Anti-social behaviour tackled in Bishop Auckland

Reports of anti-social behaviour in Bishop Auckland are decreasing thanks to partnership work between the council and police. The project, which has benefitted from funding...
Bishop Auckland Food Festival traffic map

Bishop Auckland Food Festival park and ride

Visitors heading to Bishop Auckland Food Festival this weekend are being reminded a park and ride service is in place. Buses will be running from...
London Marathon running vests

Joanne to run London Marathon

Bishop Auckland's Joanne Illingworth is set to run the London Marathon after a lengthy break from any form of exercise. Unfit and overweight is how...
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Staff at Livin raised funds for the Bradely Lowery Foundation by wearing their favourite football top to work.

Local housing provider shows its colours for Bradley

A day of fundraising took place on Friday 12 July in memory of Bradley Lowery, who sadly passed away in 2017. 
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