Council Seeks Youth Panel Members

Bishop Auckland Town Council is looking for young people to become part of its Youth Panel.

National Finals await young players

Saturday 6th February saw a huge team of over 16 Bishop players take part in the English School Table Tennis Association County qualifying event, held at Darlington TTA. On a successful day...

Centre calls for votes to bag award

Coundon and Leeholme Community Centre is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its...

College staff trial electric car

Staff at Bishop Auckland College are taking part in a six month trial road testing an electric car. The college has been selected to take part in The Switch EV regional trial, which is...

Air Cadets complete ‘little and large’

On Saturday 4th October seven cadets from 2505 (Bishop Auckland) Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets scaled to the summit of the 1085 metre high Mount Snowdon in Snowdonia National Park, the ...

Hooligans celebrate 15 years

The award-winning Bishop Auckland Theatre Hooligans are celebrating 15 years of performances by staging their flagship show, The Pitheaps.

Issue 17

Including Brass Band Hopes To 'Raise the Roof' at Fundraiser, Fun Day for Bus Appeal and more. Read Issue 17 (PDF) - Saturday, 14th November,...

Local girl wins Junior Miss Newcastle

Georgia Abbott, current Junior Miss Bishop Auckland Galaxy, competed in a charity pageant on Saturday 26th March at the Terrace Bar at St James Park, and has been crowned Junior Miss Newcastle Community 2016/17. She will be representing them in the Miss GB Community Finals next year. The successful secondary-schooler has also secured a finalist place in the National Elite Miss competition (to take place on Saturday 28th May) and, in September, she will compete in the Catwalk Perfect UK Final, representing Bishop Auckland as Teen Grand Finalist (just four days after her 13th birthday!). On top of all this, Georgia was recently told she has secured a sponsored place in the Royal UK Miss Final on 30th July as a role model and ambassador, due to the profile and charity work...

Former Mayor raises nearly £11,000 for charity

Over the last 12 months, the Mayor of Bishop Auckland, Cllr Lee Brownson, has raised a total of £10,739.50 for his chosen charity, Help For Heroes. In addition to his own mayoral events, which have included a comedy night, carvery, quiz night and a civic ball at Auckland Castle, Lee has attended over 200 events in the town...

Music Society moves to new home

Bishop Auckland Music Society (BAMS) is relocating to St. Andrew’s, South Church in order to secure a future for its concert series and a home for the Society’s magnificent Steinway Grand Piano...
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