News & Sport in South Durham

Market Revs Up for Second Annual Car Show

Thursday, August 15, 2013

This month Bishop Auckland Town Team and Bishop Auckland Town welcomes visitors to the second annual car show. The event – which will be held in the Market Square from 10am on Friday 23rd August -seeks to build on the success of last year’s inaugural event. A selection of brand new cars and deals from Sherwoods, […]

Fun For All The Family at 2013 Great Aycliffe Show

Thursday, August 15, 2013

A bank holiday weekend of free activities and entertainment for the whole family is planned for this year’s Great Aycliffe Show. The popular annual event offers an exciting programme of live entertainment which will be headlined by a performance by Bolddog Lings, a motorcycle display team. The group’s mixture of competitive racing-based action, freestyle motocross […]

Budding Walkers Invited to Learn Vital Map Reading Skills

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Durham County Council’s Countryside Service is organising a two day course which aims to provide walkers with skills that are vital to a safe and enjoyable walk. The two-day course will take place between 10am and 3pm on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September. On the Saturday members of the public are invited to a […]

Archaeologists find carved head of ‘Geordie Roman god’

Saturday, July 6, 2013

The stone carved head of a 'Geordie Roman god' has been found at Binchester Roman Fort, near Bishop Auckland.

Fire Station opens doors to public

Monday, July 1, 2013

Visitors to an open day have been given the chance to witness how the fire service responds to road traffic collisions at a Road Safety Open Day.

Market Place hosts start of Hamsterley rally

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

More than ninety rally cars crossed the start/finish line in Bishop Auckland's Market Place this weekend.

Farming Community Crisis Appeal launched

Sunday, April 28, 2013

County Durham Community Foundation has launched a Farming Community Crisis Helping Hands Appeal to support farmers in County Durham, as the extended bad weather conditions have created a major issue in farming communities.

Food festival returns as two-day event in Bishop

Saturday, April 20, 2013

An annual event packed with local food, demonstrations and celebrity chefs has opened in the centre of Bishop Auckland. For the first time Bishop Auckland Food Festival takes place over two days in the Market Place, recently re-opened Auckland Castle and the Newgate Centre.

Deadline nears for Youth Award competition

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Youth groups in Bishop Auckland wishing to apply for up to £1,500 have just under a week remaining to submit their application.

Half way mark reached for new Christmas lights

Sunday, April 7, 2013

A fundraising campaign which aims to raise money for new Christmas lights has reached the half way mark.

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