Park Head Hotel, in Bishop Auckland, won an award last year for its efforts to significantly reduce its amount of general waste.

Entries open for 31st Environment Awards

A prestigious County Durham award, which celebrates groups and individuals who are championing a greener environment, is looking for entrants for its...
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...
Chief instructor, Adam Walker welcomes Spennymoor Town Mayor and Consort, Cllrs Clive and Liz Maddison who presented awards to Jack Walker (front left), Stevie Bingham and Keeley Nixon.

Mayor visits karate club

Mayor of Spennymoor, Cllr Clive Maddison visited the Chikara Dojo in Spennymoor recently, to present three students with awards.
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Whitworth Park Academy – A massive thank you to all our students, parents and...

This message was sponsored by Whitworth Park Academy. We understand that you have suddenly become educators as well as...
Former Spennymoor Town manager, Jason Ainsley.

Ainsley and Moors part company

Spennymoor Town FC has confirmed that Jason Ainsley has left his post as First Team Manager of the club.
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...

New plans for Festival Walk to be unveiled

Regeneration plans for an outdated County Durham shopping precinct are coming to consultation. Festival Walk, located in the heart of Spennymoor’s...
Orca Cleaning Services' fogging system

North East cleaning company caring for care homes

North East-based Orca Cleaning Services Ltd is making its own major contribution to the fight against Coronavirus, by offering free fogging services...
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,...
Spennymoor’s Lewis Askwith in action at UK Strongest Kid 2019 in St Albans during the Easter weekend.

Lewis is UK’s strongest kid

Spennymoor teenager, Lewis Askwith has been named the UK’s Strongest Kid after winning the competition in St Albans on Easter Monday.
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