News & Sport in South Durham

Thousands visit first day of Bishop Auckland Food Festival

Saturday, April 23, 2016

The first day of Bishop Auckland Food Festival has seen 18,000 people visit the town with more than 150 stalls forming the annual market.

Science of craft beer on show at food festival

Friday, April 15, 2016

A former science teacher who has turned his hand to craft beer brewing will present a series of masterclasses at next weekend's Bishop Auckland Food Festival.

Volunteers receive certificates ahead of Kynren shows

Friday, March 18, 2016

Volunteers at Eleven Arches have completed WorldHost training ahead of the first season of Kynren shows this summer.

Apprenticeships celebrated in South Durham

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

A local training provider which counts industry leaders among its former apprentices has opened its doors for National Apprenticeship Week.

New Years Honours list revealed

Thursday, December 31, 2015

A number of County Durham residents have joined Barbara Windsor and AP McCoy in the New Years Honours List for 2015.

North East passengers to benefit from rail deal

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Rail passengers in the North East will feel the benefit from new trains, more frequent services and smart ticket travel as part of a franchise deal between local councils and the Department for Transport announced today.

Christmas lights switched on in Bishop Auckland

Friday, November 20, 2015

Christmas lights in Bishop Auckland have been switched on with help from Santa and local gymnast Amy Tinkler.

Tickets on sale for Kynren night show

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Tickets for the £31 million open-air night show at Eleven Arches near Bishop Auckland have gone on sale. The first of 14 shows will open in July next year.

Heritage skills on show at Auckland Castle

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Visitors to Auckland Castle will be able to have a go at heritage skills at a free event this month.

Bishop Auckland horticulture project appeals for funds

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A project in Bishop Auckland which helps young people and adults is appealing for funding.

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