News & Sport in South Durham

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.

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.

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