Benjamin, Kaden, Anya, Emily, Eliza, Aiden, James, India, Poppy and Tobias from St Charles with their teaching assistants Mrs Ingleby and Mrs Beard.

St Charles pupils stand tallest in growing challenge

Children from St Charles RVCA Primary School in Spennymoor have been standing proud since finding out that they grew the tallest sunflower...
Edna Ripley, born in Spennymoor, accepts the Chairman’s Medal from Cllr John Lethbridge.

Edna receives Chairman’s Medal

A blind woman who has dedicated her life to helping others with a visual impairment has been awarded County Durham’s highest honour.
A foodbank collection will take place ahead of Spennymoor’s home tie against Kidderminster on Saturday 1st December.

Moors organise third annual food bank collection

Spennymoor Town FC is organising its third annual food bank collection to take place ahead of its home National League North match...
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...
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,...
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...
Aislinn Paley, Amy Aspinall, Macey Gallone, Olivia Turnbull and Carmel Carey proved a knockout at the Esker BoxCup in Dublin, each one taking home a Gold Medal.

Five star display by Boxing Academy girls

Spennymoor Boxing Academy sent five females, Aislinn Paley, Amy Aspinall, Macey Gallone, Olivia Turnbull and Carmel Carey to the World Esker BoxCup...
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...
Barry Farr, Carl Beasley, Andrew Oates and David Leitch have been added to the Legends Wall at the Brewey Field for their long association with the club.

Icons added to Legends Wall

Four of Spennymoor Town’s most iconic figures have been added to the Legends Wall at The Brewery Field. Carl...
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...
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