Mechetronics in Talks Over Job Cuts

Mechetronics, an electronics manufacturer that supplies autotmotive and manufacturing businesses, is the latest local company to feel the pressure of the economic crisis.

The long wait is almost over for the Two Blues

Bishop Auckland AFC’s long wait for their new ground is almost over and everyone involved in the club is highly delighted.
Bishop FM Saturday Brunch presenter, Peter Rush in his home studio

Bishop FM volunteers remain on air thanks to Town Council grant

Despite the lockdown, community radio volunteers at 105.9 Bishop FM have been able to continue broadcasting with help of funding from Bishop...

Artwork to aid Help for Heroes charity

Thread-painting artist, Sandra Mark, has created a limited edition Remembrance Day artwork, with donations from every print going to Help for Heroes. Sandra was inspired by the...

Good neighbours rewarded

Good neighbours are being rewarded for the contribution they make to life in Wear Valley.

Issue 70

Read Issue 70 (PDF) – Saturday , 26th November, 2011 To download, right click the link and select Save Target As or Save Link As.

Inquest hears how body was moved

In inquest into the death of a 40 year-old man who was found in an alley behind Hurworth Street heard how his body had been placed there by his room-mates.

Engineering project builds bridges to employment

Children from St John’s Catholic School are working with mentors to gain a valuable insight into the engineering world thanks to funding from Durham County Council’s Area Action Partnerships.

Quiz night sold out, second date now available

Due to huge demand, the Butterwick Hospice is to host a second quiz evening at the new Bella Italia restaurant in Bishop Auckland. With the first date on Monday 10th February selling out, demand ...

St Mary’s U17s into cup final

It was a great weekend for St Mary’s U17 squad with a fantastic 5-3 win the their semi-final of the League Cup playing a team two divisions above them. Goals from Bailey Prudhoe (2), Ethan Dixon (2) and...
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