Alisha Cowie from Spennymoor has been crowned the new Miss England and now heads to China for the Miss World contest.

Alisha is crowned Miss England

Alisha Cowie, a 19-year old law student and Spennymoor resident has been voted as the new Miss England in the final at...
Spennymoor Town Band, including soon to be crowned Roy Newsome Memorial Shield winner, Michael MacDonald (crouched, front right), were given a send off by Town Mayor and Mayoress, Cllrs Clive and Liz Maddison. Photo: John Teasdale, The Studio.

Town Band shines in National Brass Band Finals

Spennymoor Town Band have been congratulated by the Town Mayor for their performances at the National Brass Band Finals of Great Britain,...
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.
Former Mayor of Spennymoor, Cllr Clive Maddison presents a cheque for £10,001.75 to Robert Ellis of Spennymoor Boxing Club.

Former Mayor hands over funds to chosen charity

Former Mayor of Spennymoor, Cllr Clive Maddison, has handed over a cheque to his chosen charity, Spennymoor Boxing Club, for £10,001.75.
Mark Solan receiving his Points of Light award from Helen Goodman MP on behalf of the Prime Minister.

Charity founder receives award

Mark Solan, founder of the Solan Connor Fawcett Family Cancer Trust, has been awarded a Points of Light award for his work...
Tommy Shaw (Allotment secretary) Clive Maddison (Spennymoor Mayor) and Lawrence Dunnett (Allotment Chair).

Blooming marvellous allotments

Residents of Spennymoor’s Clyde Terrace and its surrounding areas think that their new community garden is ‘blooming marvellous’, thanks to support from...
Durham Record Office volunteer Bridget Cox and principal archivist Gill Parkes examine paintings and drawings from DLI soldiers which will be catalogued as part of The DLI: A Whole New Story project.

National grant allows new DLI stories to be told

More fascinating stories and images from one of the UK’s most extensive regimental archives will be revealed to the public thanks to a major...
Cllr Stuart Dunn, Cllr Maura McKeon and Nicola Dodsworth with one of the new defibrillators.

Lifesaving defibrillators installed

A network of lifesaving defibrillators has now been installed in and around a local village. Cllr Stuart Dunn and...
A still from Behind the Lines which was supported by the National Lottery’s Heritage Lottery Fund.

Spennymoor WWI film premieres at Town Hall

A century after Spennymoor Town Hall welcomed back those who had served in the First World War, Sunday 21st October saw...
Reza Azhdari-Nia and Lindsay Young are heading to the Kyokushin Full Contact Spanish Championships.

Karate students head to Spanish Championships

Members from the internationally respected Chikara Dojo of Kyokushin Karate based at Durham Academy of Martial Arts, Low Grange Road, Spennymoor are...
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