Dates announced for Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2020

A food festival that attracted more than 29,000 people in April will serve up even more tasty treats, celebrity chefs and culinary inspiration when...

Railwaymen crash to heavy defeat in local derby

Shildon AFC’s eight game unbeaten run was brought to a crashing halt in West Auckland on Saturday afternoon when the home side...

M&M Pharmacy welcomes MP Helen Goodman to launch 2019 Flu service

M&M Pharmacy in Bishop Auckland has welcomed Helen Goodman MP to see the important preparations to fight against this year’s Flu virus. The pharmacy...

Applications open for 2020/21 school year

Parents whose children are due to start primary or secondary school next year can start applying for a place from this week.

Believe continues to build its apprenticeship programme

A successful apprenticeship programme by one of the regions largest housing associations is set to grow by more than a quarter.

Helen Goodman MP turns ‘Dragon’ for community-focused teens

Helen Goodman, Member of Parliament for Bishop Auckland, turned ‘Dragon’ as she heard from local young people about their community project ideas.

County Durham Community Comes Together To Fight Holiday Hunger

A County Durham charity has joined forces with community groups and organisations across Bishop Auckland to provide more than 6,000 free meals...
Oompah Brass are the UK’s original rock and roll oompah band and are one of the many street bands performing at this year’s festival.

Brass festival brings the party to people

Streets and parks across County Durham will come alive next month when a feel-good music festival makes its joyous return.
The Greenfield Community College GCSE art exhibition is coming to Shildon Civic Hall on Wednesday 17th July.

Fantastic & Strange: GCSE Students’ art exhibition

Students from Greenfield Community College have completed their GCSE courses and have had their work verified for marking, so it is now...
Neil Stephenson, Eileen Stephenson and Mae Stephenson. The family are all keen cyclists and library users.

Cycle station to encourage bike and book lovers

Book worms and cyclists in Shildon will be able to get their fix of both pastimes as Shildon Library is set to install...
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David Butler, archivist at Durham County Record Office.

On the trail of history on the high seas

Real accounts of adventure, arrest and a suspect sailor will be brought to life through historical records as monthly history sessions resume.