Pimms & Needles

Charlotte and Donna joined us on Midweek Mornings & More here at 105.9 Bishop FM to talk about their Ladies Group, Pimms & Needles.
There is a lot happening!
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John Raw

John Raw is a local heritage historian and is very active with the Brusselton Incline Group (a branch of The Friends of The Stockton and Darlington Railway). Recently he and others started the Etherley Incline and Witton Park Colliery Group (another …

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Gwen Taylor

Gwen Taylor talks to Bishop FM about her role in The Croft, which opens at Darlington Hippodrome on Tuesday 11th February.
Picture: Lucy Doyle and Gwen Taylor in rehearsal for The Croft. Photography: James Findlay

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John Beamson

John Beamson talks about his journey from early days in Bishop Auckland, to life in the Forces and his adventure company, Robustours. Boots on. Bag on. Crack on.

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Andy Smith

Andy Smith, a successful business man, realised he had a problem. Using his business skills, he devised a plan for himself to overcome his addiction to alcohol. It worked. He wrote the book, “Sober In Seven”.
Andy tells us his story…

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Dean Walker

Dean Walker is related to Flight Sergeant William Forster, from Shildon who was killed with 5 other crew members when their Wellington Bomber crashed in Herefordshire in 1945. William was 28.
A permanent memorial is planned for the crew in Dorstone, He…

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Sarah Catterall

In April 1945 six crewmen of a Wellington Bomber died when their craft crashed onto a hill above the Herefordshire village of Dorstone. One of the crew was 28 year old Flight Sergeant William Forster from Shildon.
Resident of the village of Dorstone, S…

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Adrian Beswick

Adrian Beswick is on a mission to revive Bishop Auckland Brass Band and is urging anyone interested in helping to contact him on 07716559409 or on Facebook Bishop Brass Band.

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