News & Sport in South Durham

Auckland Castle re-opens to visitors

Saturday, April 6, 2013

The castle in Bishop Auckland that is home to the Zurbaran paintings has re-opened to visitors.

The Holly and The Ivy theme for shop window competition

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Shops in Bishop Auckland are being encouraged to do something special with their shop windows this Christmas.

Charity motorcycle ride from Brisbane to Bishop Auckland

Sunday, October 28, 2012

A charity motorcycle ride is being organised that will cover 19,000km and be completed in Bishop Auckland next year.

Uncover hidden talents in new courses

Saturday, October 27, 2012

The list of activities at the Pioneering Care Partnership has grown with a variety of new courses starting next month.

Local firm Ebac awarded Regional Growth funding

Friday, October 19, 2012

A local company is one of 25 businesses in the North East to be awarded funding from the Government's Regional Growth Fund.

Shildon bank petition presented in House of Commons

Thursday, October 18, 2012

A petition containing 400 signatures from Shildon residents has been presented by a local MP in the House of Commons. The Shildon branch of HSBC closed last week, and the petition calls on HSBC to reconsider their decision.

Open day for prospective Sunderland students

Thursday, October 18, 2012

University of Sunderland gives students a chance to see courses, facilities and experiences

Students dance for Save the Children

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

School pupils from Bishop Auckland have taken part in a five hour fundraising dance, raising over £1,000 for charity.

Premier League Snooker coming to Spennymoor

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

A leisure centre in Spennymoor is preparing to welcome snooker stars this November.

Shildon welcomes transatlantic sisters of Mallard

Saturday, October 13, 2012

The transatlantic sisters of the world's fastest steam locomotive Mallard are on display to the British public for the first time at Locomotion in Shildon.

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