Professional company, Odd Socks Entertainments will perform the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty at the Everyman Theatre in December.

Sleeping Beauty comes to the Everyman

Don’t prick your finger on a spinning wheel bobbin… unless you want to meet a charming Prince! Lots of...
Helen Goodman MP with Spennymoor Cricket Club secretary Alan Jones and club president, Ian Geldard.

MP secures ECB support for Cricket Club

Helen Goodman MP has facilitated a meeting between Spennymoor Cricket Club and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to help the...

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...
Thomas Gainsborough RA (1727–1788), Wooded Landscape with a Milkmaid, Rustic Lovers, and a Herdsman c.1775–1777. Oil on canvas. © Private Collection, courtesy of The Auckland Project.

World famous masterpieces coming to Bishop Auckland

World renowned masterpieces are coming to Bishop Auckland as a new art gallery prepares to open its doors. Launching...
Glen Taylor celebrates after scoring against Chester on Saturday. Photo: David Nelson

Moors into top three after win

Glen Taylor’s second half goal was enough to edge the Moors past Boston United and into third place in the National League...

Dancers Donate Charity Funds

THE JOANNE Banks Dancers of Spennymoor have been busy this summer raising money for cancer charities. In...
Veteran Harry Oliver at the launch of Coming Home in Spennymoor.

Exhibition explores soldiers’ experiences of returning home

A prisoner of war’s 400-mile march to freedom is among the stories featured within a new exhibition exploring what it was like...

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...
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. 
The Babe Magnets, Jim Tait and Alan Prudhoe present Dementia Care Worker, Rowena Carr with a cheque for £1,500.

Coo blimey! Pigeon fanciers raise £1,500

A gala night for pigeon fanciers has given the  Alzheimer’s Society something to coo about, thanks to County Durham musician, Jim Tait.
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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.