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Top prizes in ‘Stay at Home Table Tennis Challenge’

With table tennis across the UK paused, Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club is wanting to see how players are getting their table...

Could you help?

What happens if illness, injury or just the fact that we all get older, starts to get in the way of how we are able to look after our four legged companions? Many elderly and ill pet owners become worried about the fate of their beloved animals...

Children remember the fallen

Cockton Hill Infant School held a Memorial Service for the children to remember the soldiers who fought bravely and lost their lives in various wars. Each of the children had painted a poppy on a stone ...

Town prepares to welcome Olympic Torch

The Olympic Torch Relay will be making its way to Bishop Auckland on Sunday 17th June, when it will be carried through the town by four torchbearers, including Paralympic hopeful for 2016, Lyndon Longhorn, who attends King James school. The Flame will be exchanged from one Torch to another around every 300 metres, an action which is traditionally called the ‘kiss’...

Meeting rescheduled

Bishop Auckland and Shildon Area Action Partnership’s AGM/Board Meeting, which was scheduled for Thursday 16th May, was cancelled and had been rescheduled to take place...

Local Youth Have Beauty on Their Side

When the curtain rises on The Tearaways Youth Theatre Group’s pantomime, ‘Beauty and the Beast’ later this month, the stars of the show will include a lot of talented youngsters from The Bishop Auckland area.

St Mary’s latest

The U7 Kings had a great game against Shildon with goals from Jake Wilkinson (4), Joel Carline (2), Aaron Littlefair (2) and Jay Bramley (2). The Development game was also high scoring with...

Cameras used to tackle drunken behaviour

Doormen at three of the town’s bars have been supplied with body cameras by local police in a bid to tackle antisocial behaviour.

Clothes Theft Accused to Face Crown Court

Mr Peter Matthews, of John Terrace, Coronation, is to face a Crown Court Trial, after being accused of stealing £461 worth of clothes from a Bishop Auckland store.

International honours for Clarey

18 year-old Bishop Auckland Rugby Club star Alec Clarey was delighted to be included in the England Under 18 side to face Leicester Academy and Ireland Under 18s on 8th April.
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An off-duty PCSO rescued two children he spotted by the hard shoulder of the motorway after finding their drunk-driver grandfather face down...