News & Sport in South Durham

Binchester Roman Fort petition passes 2,000 signatures

Saturday, September 6, 2014

A Roman fort near Bishop Auckland described as the "Pompeii of the North" has been put up for sale by Church Commissioners. More than 2,000 people have signed a petition backed by Auckland Castle Trust.

Children’s Services Changes: Have Your Say

Monday, August 4, 2014

Durham County Council is asking parents, carers and providers of childcare services to under-fives to share their thoughts on the proposed revamp of Children’s Centre services in the area. The council proposes to move services from specialist buildings to a range of community venues, it is hoped that this will aid the services in reaching […]

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 […]

Review Darlington Civic Theatre

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Fame the musical has come to Darlington Civic Theatre. This fine high energy performance  was Fun with humorous Anecdotes along with Mesmerising Entertainment. Great casting with Jodie Steele and Alex Thomas stealing the show. For those that remember the film, the stage show brings it to a new level.

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