News & Sport in South Durham

Can you spot Bishop Auckland’s Odd One Out?

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

For the summer holidays Bishop FM has teamed up with Battlezone to give you chances to win five tickets every week in August to the new indoor laser tag arena in Gateshead.

Road Racing in Bishop

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Cycle enthusiasts are in for a treat at the beginning of August when Bishop Auckland hosts a number of closed-road cycle races. Members of the public are encouraged to come along and cheer competitors on and support local sport in our area. The Bishop Auckland Cycle Race, featuring professional, amateur and youth events, is being […]

Crook, Willington and Tow Law: Have Your Say

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Residents of Crook, Willington and Tow Law area are being given the opportunity to ‘have their say’ in their local area as a representative on the Board of the 3 Towns Partnership. The position is open to anyone over the age of sixteen who who lives, works, studies or volunteers in the area. The Board […]

Pay What You Can: Shildon vs. SPL’s Hamilton Academical

Monday, July 21, 2014

Shildon AFC will take on Hamilton Academical of the Scottish Premier League at Dean Street this weekend in what is being billed as a Community Friendly.Instead of paying the usual amount for tickets, fans are instead being asked to pay what they can afford. Club officials are hoping to attract a large crowd by making […]

Heritage Park to Host European Friendly

Monday, July 21, 2014

Bishop Auckland Football Club’s Heritage Park will host its first ever European fixture on Thursday, 7th August, when Sunderland AFC take on Real Betis. Last season Real Betis, one of the two giants of  Seville, were relegated from the Spanish Primera Liga, where they played against Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. Betis have won La […]

Fun Festival: Well, why not?

Monday, July 21, 2014

The Pioneering Care Partnership is inviting people to come along and take part in a free family fun festival packed with great activities for all ages. The event, the Community Wellness Festival, will take place on Saturday, 26th July, from 10am to 2pm at the Pioneering Care Centre, Carers’ Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 4SF. There […]

Bishop and Shildon Area Action Partnership Invites You

Monday, July 21, 2014

People in the Shildon and Bishop Auckland area are invited to discover how local issues are being handled at the meeting of the local Area Action Partnership, which is meeting at Locomotion, Shildon, on Thursday 24th July. Representatives from a range of local organisations and institutions in the area will be on hand to provide […]

Beauty therapist in beauty pageant finals

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Laura is a chosen finalist in the Miss British Beauty Curve 2014 beauty pageant.

West Auckland prepare for Wembley

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

West Auckland Town AFC will play Sholing FC in the final of the FA Vase on Saturday, their second Wembley appearance in three years.

Plans to build £100m historical leisure park unveilved

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Plans to create a historical leisure park which could bring jobs and tourists to Bishop Auckland have been unveiled. The Eleven Arches Trust hopes to take 800,000 visitors a year on a 2000 year journey through time at a 115 acre site near Auckland Castle in the town.

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