Sun, 23 Jul 2017
Smiles 4 Claire is a fundraising group established in memory of Claire Shaw. Claire was a brilliant research nurse and secretary at St Marys Junior Football Club, a great wife, Mam and friend to many and she sadly lost her battle with cancer on 2nd March 2016. The Smiles 4 Claire team are holding a family day on Saturday 29th July at Bishop Cricket Club in her memory. Gillian Campbell caught up with Andrew Shaw and the rest of the Smiles 4 Claire team to find out more....
Wed, 19 Jul 2017
Marilyn Weersinghe joined us on Wednesday, on the eve of judging day for the In Bloom competition. Marilyn is part of the funding group for the local project. Marilyn was talking about the forthcoming fundraising event at Bishop Auckland Golf Club on Tuesday 25th July. Tickets are £5 and Marilyn is hoping for a sell-out event. Gary Burgham
Wed, 19 Jul 2017
Year 5 pupil, Emily Oliver , winner of The Etherley Lane Primary School In Bloom photography competition, joined us this morning! Emily explains what she had to do for the competition and tells us a little about what it's like to be a pupil in the school. Emily brought her prize with her - in a special assembly Emily was awarded her winning photograph in a lovely shiny black frame. Well done Emily. Gary Burgham
Mon, 17 Jul 2017
Alex and George, Year 2 pupils from Cockton Hill Infant School in Bishop Auckland, joined us today with their teacher, Mrs Harnaman. The school has just been awarded Green Flag status as recognition for all the work the children are doing to promote sustainability. They have been addressing many of the global issues facing us today, including renewable energy, recycling, reducing waste and the problem of litter. They have demonstrated that it is possible for us all to play our part as guardians of the planet.