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...
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...
Durham Tigers in action at the weekend against Peterlee Pumas.

First win of the season for Durham Tigers

Durham Tigers recorded their first win of the season with a thumping 98-0 victory at home against Peterlee Pumas on Saturday 22nd...
Shildon Railway Institute is in financial difficulties

Shildon Railway Institute could close

The committee of the Shildon Railway Institute - the “Stute” as it’s affectionately known locally - has confirmed that it expects the...
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...
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