Boys Climbing Fence, Norman Cornish. Copyright: © Estate of Norman Cornish. Courtesy of Mining Art Gallery, The Auckland Project.

Norman Cornish Centenary commemorated

The County Durham mining community that provided a lifetime of inspiration for artist Norman Cornish, will sit at the heart of a...

Inspirational Graham Completes 5K Run After Cancer Surgery

A RUNNER from Consett, who completed the Durham City Run following major cancer surgery, is encouraging people to take part in...
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...
The Big Brass Bash is set to return to Spennymoor’s Jubilee Park on 19th July.

Big Brass Bash returns to Spennymoor

Top brass bands are once again set to party in the parks of County Durham this summer when Brass, Durham’s liveliest festival,...
The cast of Oliver are set to take to the stage at Spennymoor Town Hall next week.

Crime wave expected in Spennymoor

Residents are being warned that crime in Spennymoor could increase during the period February 7th to the 9th! Intelligence...
The landslip at the edge of the B6300 and the East Coast Mainline.

Road to close for essential work

A road is set to close for several months to allow major roadworks to take place, safeguarding the future of the link...
Ian Larnach, Jade McArdle and George Courtney MBE at St Cuthbert's Hospice.

Golf day raises thousands

Former Darlington footballer and retired businessman, Ian Larnach, recently presented St Cuthbert’s Hospice with a cheque for £2,600 following a Golf Day...
Nolan McGee took the 24kg Sandee Belts for Thai Boxing and K1.

Nolan is two-belt champion

Nolan McGee, aged 7 from Spennymoor, represented his Thai boxing club Phoenix Muay Thai, who are based in Shildon at the Sandee...

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.
Chi Spennymoor Taekwondo returned from the National Championships with a haul of medals.

Gold for Poppy at Nationals

Chi Spennymoor Taekwondo Academy took a team of nine players to the EIS in Sheffield at the end of last month,...
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