News & Sport in South Durham

Hilary Smith to give a Novel Talk

Friday, August 30, 2013

Local writer Hilary Smith is to give a presentation on her first published book, 'All the Leaves of the Tree'.

Weardale Show This Weekend

Friday, August 30, 2013

St. John's Chapel will host the fun-packed Weardale Agricultural Show this weekend.

A real piece of history at Auckland Castle

Saturday, August 17, 2013

A piece of real history has come to Auckland castle, in the form of the recently discovered royal bed belonging to king Henry the 7th and his wife queen Elizabeth of York.

Butterwick’s Walkies in the Woods

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Butterwick Hospice is welcoming supporters old and new to bring their four-legged friends along to Hamsterley Forest and 'put their best paw forward' in support of the charity.

Roman Revelry at Binchester Roman Fort

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Binchester Roman Fort is preparing to be invaded by hordes wishing to see the legendary warrior Barbaratus.

Market Revs Up for Second Annual Car Show

Thursday, August 15, 2013

This month Bishop Auckland Town Team and Bishop Auckland Town welcomes visitors to the second annual car show. The event – which will be held in the Market Square from 10am on Friday 23rd August -seeks to build on the success of last year’s inaugural event. A selection of brand new cars and deals from Sherwoods, […]

Fun For All The Family at 2013 Great Aycliffe Show

Thursday, August 15, 2013

A bank holiday weekend of free activities and entertainment for the whole family is planned for this year’s Great Aycliffe Show. The popular annual event offers an exciting programme of live entertainment which will be headlined by a performance by Bolddog Lings, a motorcycle display team. The group’s mixture of competitive racing-based action, freestyle motocross […]

Budding Walkers Invited to Learn Vital Map Reading Skills

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Durham County Council’s Countryside Service is organising a two day course which aims to provide walkers with skills that are vital to a safe and enjoyable walk. The two-day course will take place between 10am and 3pm on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September. On the Saturday members of the public are invited to a […]

Jazz in my Pants launch Durham Brass festival

Sunday, July 7, 2013

A young jazz band from Durham are playing throughout the Durham Brass festival.

Archaeologists find carved head of ‘Geordie Roman god’

Saturday, July 6, 2013

The stone carved head of a 'Geordie Roman god' has been found at Binchester Roman Fort, near Bishop Auckland.

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