Our Heritage Festival

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...
Lee Maroney Roseberry Topping

Carer takes on 16-mile sponsored walk for Butterwick Hospice

An in-home carer from Bishop Auckland is set to walk 16 miles to raise funds for Butterwick Hospice next week.
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.
Valspaw Pet Paint

Decorating business unleashes new product line for pet welfare

DOG-loving owners of the Decorating Centre Online (DCO) in Coundon have unleashed a specialist brand of paint developed for use on pets for easy...
Bishop Auckland in Bloom

Bishop in Bloom plans Recreation Park transformation

Bishop Auckland in Bloom, the current holders of Northumbria in Bloom Best Large Town Category, have set out ambitious plans that will...
Pat and Neville Hind

A Diamond day for Pat and Neville

Patricia Davison Hind (Pat to her friends) and Neville Thomas Hind (Nev to his friends) are celebrating sixty years of marriage with...
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...
Easter Eggs donated by Bishop Auckland Town Council

Town Council helps tackle hunger in Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland Town Council has pledged £2,000 to provide meals for children during the 2021 school holidays to help tackle hunger in...
West Auckland Amateur Boxing Gym

Parish council lands ‘knock-out’ £3,000 grant on West Auckland Amateur Boxing Gym

West Auckland Amateur Boxing Gym has invested in a range of new sports and training equipment thanks to a ‘knock-out’ £3,000 parish...
Woodhouse Close Leisure Centre

New Bishop Auckland leisure centre site set for approval

Durham County Council’s Cabinet will be asked to approve the preferred site for the new build state-of-the-art leisure centre in Bishop Auckland...
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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...
The new football museum and shop at No.44 Market Place

The Bishops are back in town