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Bishop Auckland News

CRUEL: Billy Wilson

Video: Man who thrashed horse till it collapsed walks free from court

A previous sporting event at Timothy Hackworth Park, Shildon

Families encouraged to make the most of local parks

CELEBRATION: Women dressed 1950s-style from Coundon and Leeholme Community Association Centre, at the Leeholme Welfare Hall, near Bishop Auckland. Pictured from left to right: Christine Bates, Pat Clarey, two volunteers from Beamish Museum and Pam Hymas.

Community centre celebrates its 1950s heritage

DEALER: Street level heroin dealer David Barker jailed for three years at Durham Crown Court today (Friday July 31).

Street dealer caught after police attend report of fight in road

TRIAL: December date set for Durham Crown Court trial of accused John Keller in alleged racially-motivated assault case

Trial date agreed in case of man accused of unprovoked racially-motivated assault at bus stand

CHARITY BALL: The mayor of Bishop Auckland, Lee Brownson with guests at the charity event at Redworth Hall

Charity Ball

JAILED: 'Arrogant' Kyle Garforth

'He should have moved' - Shildon danger driver to head-on smash victim

COURT: Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Shildon man in court for burglary, driving offences and spate of thefts

LOOKING FORWARD: Auckland castle seen from the site of the Eleven Arches project

Eleven Arches Night Show needs more volunteers to help bring history of Britain to life

CYCLING: The Bike4Life project gets underway at 5pm on Wednesday, August 12

Get on your bike for in Bishop Auckland

REPLICA: A replica of the Coundon and Leeholme Community Association centre at the Leeholme Welfare Hall, near Bishop Auckland, will be included in a new 1950s town at Beamish

Replica of community centre near Bishop Auckland to feature in new 1950s Beamish town

JAILED: Anthony Whittaker

Hit-and-run killer driver back behind bars after police chase in stolen vehicle

PASSION: Tom Ward, of Hunwick, was the first 90-year-old to win a game in the Durham CIU Snooker League with the 75-year-old cue that his dad bought him for 7/6d

Hunwick says farewell to local legend Tom

PROJECT: Co-director of Keep Kids Active, Aaron Arkley with pupils due to start Bishop Barrington School in September

Bishop Auckland secondary school helps new pupils settle in

ACCIDENT: Durham Police deal with a car collision on Aintree Drive, Bishop Auckland

Driver injured after Bishop Auckland crash

ANNIVERSARY: Jim and Doreen Heels who celebrate their golden wedding anniversary today (July 28) Picture: SARAH CALDECOT

Golden wedding for the couple who met over a bag of chips

REFUSED: Keegan Brown and Matthew Bowditch with their son, Leighton James Brown who suffers from "flat head syndrome" and has been refused funding for a corrective helmet.  Picture: TOM BANKS

Bishop Auckland baby with rare head condition refused funding for special helmet on the NHS

Bearpark biker seriously hurt after colliding with car driven by Bishop Auckland woman in Durham

Bearpark biker seriously hurt after colliding with car driven by Bishop Auckland woman in Durham

SHEEP: Bishop Auckland farmer has had sheep killed, injured and stolen.

Sheep killed in field near Bishop Auckland

HISTORY: Bobby Reah dressed as a Roman soldier by Frank Jones from Nordmanni living history group during the event at Binchester Roman Fort Picture: DAVID WOOD

Bishop Auckland's Roman fort brought to life at annual festival

SAFETY: Durham County Council will make safety improvements to Eldon crossroads in August

Bishop Auckland accident black-spot to receive safety improvements

APPEARANCE: Michael Bugg appeared at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court today

Coundon man involved in two-and-a-hour-hour police stand-off appears in court

PARTY: Councillor Lee Brownson and staff and residents of Barrington Lodge care home celebrating the home's 20th anniversary.  Picture: TOM BANKS

Care home celebrates 20th anniversary

Sylvia Place and her husband Geoff leaving court after his conviction last month

Wife of child sex predator in court for sending abusive letters to victim

CAMPAIGNING: Jade Pateman, pictured with her two-year-old son Oscar, has been diagnosed with terminal cervical cancer is calling for the minimum screening age to be lowered. Picture: STUART BOULTON

'Let my death save others' says brave mum with cervical cancer at 21

COMPROMISE: Bishop Auckland traders meet Auckland Castle Trust's Liz Fisher (centre) and Durham County Councillor, Sam Zair (right)

Bishop Auckland shopkeepers agree car park deal with Auckland Castle Trust

LEARNING: Kian Freeman, eight, Joseph Howe, eight, Callum Dale, eight, and Tom Brown, seven, on the field study trip

Field trip for St Helen's children

Teesside Combined Court Centre, Middlesbrough.

Coundon men in washing pole and bottle defence convicted of affray

ACCIDENT: Keith Stapleton with a Scottish Ambulance Service paramedic and NEAS off-duty paramedic, Paul Smith (left)

Off-duty Peterlee paramedic goes to aid of injured Shildon biker after crash in Scotland

IGNORED WHIP: Helen Goodman

Controversial Tory welfare reforms clear first hurdle despite rebel Labour MPs' efforts

SPOOF: Volunteers and staff at Bishop Auckland's Scope act out the Milk Tray advert; centre: Bishop Auckland's mayor, Lee Brownson   Picture: Chris Percival

Charity shop encourages donations by acting out Milk Tray advert

HEALTH: Spiderman takes part in the MEGA Motion walk to school event at Woodhouse Primary School in Bishop Auckland with competition winner, Billy McCaskill, 9   Picture: DAVID WOOD

Bishop Auckland school promotes healthy lifestyles

COMMUNITY: West Auckland's Westfest will take place on Saturday, July 25

Westfest hits West Auckland

SEARCH TEAMS: Members searching Ferryhill Carrs Nature Reserve

Efforts to trace missing Ferryhill man stepped up as family and friends plan more searches

IN COURT: Newton Aycliffe Magistrates

Alleged Bishop Auckland race attack on disabled man: 37-year-old appears in court

DANGERS: Authorities are warning people to stay away from loan sharks

Fight against loan sharks starts in Bishop Auckland

UPBEAT: From left: County Councillor Sam Zair with SDEA executive managers, Penny Watson and Steve Robson

Enterprise agency applies for Heritage Lottery funding to transform Stan Laurel's old school

ANNIVERSARY: Joan and Ronnie Howard from West Auckland celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Lollipop couple's sweet celebrations

Teenagers' charity trip down Mexico way

Teenagers' charity trip down Mexico way

Cameron Gosling

Cameron Gosling's family back water safety campaign

CONCERN: Helen Goodman

Bishop Auckland MP defies interim Labour leader over Welfare Reform Bill

WINDOWS: Fr Dennis Tindall blesses the stained glass windows made by children at St Wilfrid's school in Bishop Auckland. Picture: ANDY LAMB

Bishop Auckland school pupils make stained glass window

ATTACKED: Police are appealing for help identifying the man shown after a 23-year-old was attacked last week.

Attack on man outside Bishop Auckland Asda 'racially motivated'

HEART OF GOLD: Comedian Trevor Shaw, whose stage name was Seth Shildon. Picture: TOM BANKS

Seth Shildon, the clubland legend who loved making people laugh, dies aged 76

PERFORMANCE: Students from Greenfield Community College Sunnydale Campus in Shildon on stage during their performance of Les Miserables.

Students perform world famous french play

HEALTH: Richmond Fellowship mental health charity opens in Bishop Auckland

Mental health charity to open new facility in Bishop Auckland

VISIONARY: Anne-Isabelle Daulon, chief executive of the Eleven Arches Trust

Bishop Auckland's Eleven Arches clears final hurdle

BURGLARY: Police are investigating the theft of a shotgun from a bungalow in Hamsterley

Burglars steal shotgun from Hamsterley bungalow

Fram the dog

Urgent appeal to help dog who had his paw cut off by Romanian gang

APPEAL: 18 year old Laura McGuiness from West Auckland was involved in a road accident near Coundon on Saturday but the other driver did not stop. Pictured with her mum Julie Hill. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (31755578)

Teenager 'left for dead' in hit-and-run appeals for driver to come forward

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