News & Sport in South Durham

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.

Unique signed guitar goes up for auction

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A guitar signed by world renowned guitar players has gone up for auction to raise funds for Bishop FM.

Celebration of local superheroes coming to Sedgefield

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Real-life superheroes from County Durham are set to take part in a free event at Sedgefield Racecourse this month.

Fire and police services hold Spennymoor open day

Saturday, September 12, 2015

A joint open day by local fire and police services has been held in Spennymoor with a range of demonstrations.

Work starts at Eleven Arches night show venue

Friday, September 4, 2015

Work has begun at Eleven Arches, the £27m open air night show which will open next year in Bishop Auckland.

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