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...
Volunteer, Lucy Mann, raising funds for once in a lifetime trip

Volunteer, Lucy raising funds for once in a lifetime trip

Volunteer Lucy Mann from Barnard Castle has been given the opportunity to join Cricket Without Boundaries and travel to Kenya in September to coach...
Shildon composers to be celebrated

Shildon composers to be celebrated

The recently formed Friends of The Wizard and The Typhoon are having their first concert to explore some of the locally forgotten music of...
Shildon Community Bus celebrate new Mercedes Sprinter

Shildon Community Bus celebrate new Mercedes Sprinter

On Wednesday 4th July 2018, Trustees and volunteers from Shildon Community Bus celebrated the acquisition of a brand new Mercedes Sprinter accessible minibus.The purchase...
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...
Offside controversy denies Shildon victory

Offside controversy denies Shildon cup final berth

Shildon were denied a third Durham Challenge Cup final in five seasons after a controversial offside decision at Belle View on Tuesday night. In a...
Stephanie Burrows is serving a Customer Services apprenticeship at M&M Pharmacies

Apprenticeships prescribed by local pharmacy

A Bishop Auckland family business which has employed more than 20 apprentices over the past decade is backing a national campaign this week promoting...
A Durham County Council snowplough tackles the Beast From The East

Update on council services in County Durham

With the so-called Beast from the East bringing freezing temperatures to the region and with further heavy snow and blizzards forecast for this evening...
Shildon AFC's Adam Burnicle (9) scores against Penrith

Shildon prove too strong for ten man Penrith

SHILDON AFC returned to form with a convincing weekend Northern League win against Penrith at Dean Street. Victory was sealed before the match reached...
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