Greenfield Sunnydale campus

Greenfield Head set to lobby Shildon MP for closure of Sunnydale School

Greenfield Community College Executive Headteacher, David Priestley, has told staff that “it is no longer viable for us to work across two...
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...
Rory Boyce

Family pay tribute to ‘much-loved’ father

Tributes have been paid to a much-loved father who tragically died on Tuesday. Rory Boyce was at his home...
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.
Cllr Luan Deakin

Former mayor joins new Shildon & Dene Valley Independent Party

Shildon’s newest political party has gained its first sitting Town Councillor after former town mayor, Cllr Luan Deakin updated her register of...
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...
Locomotion No.1

Locomotion No1 set for Shildon homecoming after parties reach agreement

The Science Museum Group (SMG) and Darlington Borough Council (DBC) have reached an agreement that will see the historic engine Locomotion No.1...
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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...
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The Great North Air Ambulance at the scene of the crash

Spennymoor man charged following A1(M) collision

A Spennymoor man has been charged following a collision on the A1(M) on Friday (January 21) morning. Hugh Raymond...
The new football museum and shop at No.44 Market Place

The Bishops are back in town