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Travel back in time at popular heritage festival

A heritage festival is bringing the rich history of Bishop Auckland to life, while celebrating the anniversary of the world’s first passenger...
HWRC Opening Hours

Longer opening hours for county’s recycling centres

Recycling centres across County Durham will be open for longer from today as part of a move to summer opening hours.
Fire damage at the Temple of Minerva, Hardwick Park

Shocking scenes as iconic park temple damaged in arson attack

An iconic County Durham landmark has suffered thousands of pounds worth of damage after a suspected arson attack. The...
Durham Constabulary Drugs Coundon

Arrests after Coundon drugs raid

Two people have been arrested after police carried out a drugs raid at a property in Coundon, near Bishop Auckland this morning...
DCC Free Parking

Durham County Council set to approve free parking after 2pm

Durham County Council is proposing to introduce free town centre parking after 2pm as part of a package of measures to support...
Photo by Peter Glaser on Unsplash

Northern League to canvas clubs on cup competition

Clubs in the Ebac Northern League are being asked if they wish to take part in a cup competition after Easter.
Sunnydale School

Town Council launches survey and declares support for new build Sunnydale School

The campaign to retain secondary education in Shildon received a significant and welcome boost today (18 Feb) as Shildon Town Council declared...
Richard Allsopp rogue trader

Shildon rogue trader convicted for a second time

Shildon-based rogue trader, Richard Andreas Allsopp, has been handed a suspended prison sentence after his latest conviction for failing to carry out...
YHA free kids Activity Pack

YHA offers half-term help with free kids’ Activity Pack

If you are wondering what to do with the kids this half term, the youth hostelling charity YHA (England & Wales) has...
Transport for the North board member, Cllr Carl Marshall.

Concern as vital transport funding slashed by government

The Government’s decision to slash northern transport funding by more than half will deprive the region of vital investment at a critical...
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Artwork from the Bish Vegas Legal Graff exhibition at No.42 Market Place

New exhibition showcases graffiti art

Bish Vegas Legal Graff, painters of the Stan Laurel mural on Railway Street, have opened a pop-up exhibition at No. 42, in...