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Bishop Auckland News

Rockliffe Hall Hotel

Bishop Auckland's Butterwick Hospice to hold afternoon tea fundraiser

The de Havilland Dove, an eight-seater mini airliner, arrived at Fishburn Airfield this week . Pic by Fishburn Airfield

Historic planes arrive at County Durham airfield set to open as aviation museum

Year 7 pupils at St. John's Catholic School watch a live link-up with astronaut Tim Peake. Picture: TOM BANKS

County Durham pupils speak live with astronaut Tim Peake

There's still time to enter this year's The Northern Echo Schools Awards

Nomination window extended for The Northern Echo Schools Awards 2016

The dramatic scene at Thinford. Photos: Tom Banks

Major County Durham barn blaze not suspicious

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Bishop Auckland mayor, Lee Brownson, raised £400 with a quiz night

Bishop Auckland mayor raises £400 with charity quiz night

Neil Polson, 37, died in September after suffering a heart attack.

Mountain biker to be remembered with legacy trail in County Durham forest

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Auckland Castle

Auckland Castle developers seek permission for proposed access route

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Table tennis tournament at Bishop Barrington School in Bishop Auckland. Darcie Proud of the Blitz Club, Gainsborough. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Dozens of youngsters fight it out in national table tennis tournament held in County Durham

Diane Smith, of St Helen Auckland, with a picture of her son Jamie Lee Smith who has recently graduated from university Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

St Helen Auckland mum's pride after son graduates from university against all the odds

North Bondgate car park, in Bishop Auckland, will have its capacity reduced next month for ongoing works Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Bishop Auckland car park spaces to be temporarily reduced next month

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A lorry blown over during a previous storm

Severe weather warning issued for 70mph winds

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Ray Hornsby and Kevin Marley who have helped raise thousands of pounds for Macmillan Cancer Support

Guitar signed by rock stars from the 1960s helps to raise cash for charity

Keegan James Hogg appeared at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court today

Bishop Auckland teenager kicks "wrong car" he believed belonged to his tormentors

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Police have shut the A688 near Bishop Auckland following a crash

A688 reopens after school bus and 4x4 crash near Bishop Auckland

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CRASH: The scene on the A689 near Coundon

Parents of teenager recovering from serious car crash support calls for a roundabout at accident site

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CHEQUE: Family and school friends of 14-year-old Lucy Smith hand over a cheque to charity If U Care Share following a sponsored walk picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Friends and family raise almost £1,500 in memory of tragic teen girl

Bishop Auckland and Teesdale MP Helen Goodman (53534696)

MP says BT needs to "get its act together" after employees are caught mocking report into its poor broadband services

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Students were honoured for their academic and sporting achievement at King James 1 Academy. in Bishop Auckland.

Awards for sporting and academic achievements of Bishop Auckland pupils

BT workers caught mocking report into poor broadband which is backed by Bishop Auckland MP

BT workers caught mocking report into poor broadband which is backed by Bishop Auckland MP

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The parents of Ethan Vaux thank those who saved his life when he had a fit outside a Bishop Auckland School. Clockwise from left to right is emergency care technician, Rebecca Bynoe, assistant headteacher at King James I Academy, David Longstaff, Jon and

Bishop Auckland toddler's parents thank teacher for saving son's life when he had a fit outside school

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A file image of a white van

Man mistook van for his own and broke into it in "moment of genuine stupidity"

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SITE: Brantano's store in Darlington

Shoe shop Brantano with stores across County Durham goes into administration

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Police want to trace this stolen watch (53457864)

Jewellery stolen from house in Low Etherley, near Bishop Auckland

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Two men were arrested last night after a stolen car crashed in Bishop Auckland.

Two arrests after stolen car crashes in Bishop Auckland

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Guilty - Louise Jackson

Woman guilty of fatal crash after drunk who lay in the road was hit and killed

Durham Police are investigating incident where man was glassed at a bar in Bishop Auckland

Man glassed during unprovoked attack in a County Durham bar

David Sparrow (left) and Max Moore created a music video together Picture: Katie Richardson

West Auckland parishioners make music video inspired by God

Picture by Durham roads policing unit

A68 cleared near Bishop Auckland following crash

Campaigners' joy at reports of energy giant withdrawing plan for 'biggest' onshore windfarm

Campaigners' joy at reports of energy giant withdrawing plan for 'biggest' onshore windfarm

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Members of the Bishop Auckland Marie Curie Fundraising Group celebrate raising more than £41,500 for the charity.

Fundraising group raises more than £41,500 for cancer charity during its first two years

Butterwick Hospice raised £200 by teaming up with Bishop Auckland Rotary Club to recycle Christmas tree for donations (53204973)

Butterwick Hospice coffers boosted by Christmas tree scheme

Bishop Auckland bus station, where police and neighbourhood wardens have increased patrols following spate of vandalism

Action to tackle spate of vandalism at Bishop Auckland bus station and appeal for witnesses

Thomas Barratt, 16, with Bishop Auckland MP Helen Goodman (53164158)

Students from Whitworth Park School, Spennymoor, get work experience

Steve Charlton, who is taking part in Macmillans race day at York (53065427)

Former High Etherley jockey back in the saddle for Macmillan's race

Graham Brown, 55, was hit by a red coloured Suzuki Swift as he crossed the road.

Bishop Auckland man still poorly after Christmas collision as police issue new appeal

The scene of the crash on the A689 near Coundon, Bishop Auckland

Two girls in critical condition following crash near Bishop Auckland

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Illustrator Stuart Trotter with 9-year-old Ripley Brooke-Smith at Dene Bank Primary School in Ferryhill. Picture by Stuart Boulton.

Rupert Bear illustrator revisits his old Ferryhill school

Five injured in three car smash near Bishop Auckland

Four injured in three car smash near Bishop Auckland

Police are on the scene of an accident near Morrisons in Bishop Auckland where a man has been hit by a bus

Man hit by bus in Bishop Auckland

Gareth Fletcher

'Give me your phone!' - Pedestrians targeted for mobiles by blade-carrying robber

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Claire Maddison, Employment and Skills Officer at County Durham Housing Group (52684152)

Landlords holding sessions to help people in County Durham find work

An artist's impression of the proposed skatepark at Coundon

Meeting about Coundon skatepark

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British gymnast champion Amy Tinkler

British gymnast champion Amy Tinkler inspires schoolchildren

Weather updates as snowfall causes travel disruption - send us your pictures

Weather updates as snowfall causes travel disruption - send us your pictures

Bishop Auckland Theatre Society's 2016 pantomime is Robinson Crusoe's Pirate Adventure

Last tickets for Bishop Auckland panto on sale

William Davenport leaves Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court after an appearance in connection with fraud allegations. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Owner of Windlestone Hall in court on fraud charges

MP Helen Goodman, who is hosting a public meeting to discuss the future of Bishop Auckland Hospital (52372877)

MP calls public meeting to discuss future of Bishop Auckland Hospital

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Bishop Auckland Town Quiz quizmaster Glynn Wales,left, and Chairman of Bishop Auckland Civic Society Bob McManners, right, present a cheque to Bishop Auckland Mayor Cllr Lee Brownson

Bishop Auckland quiz boosts mayor's appeal for forces charity

IN COURT: Ronald Thexton, Anthony Hallimond, Kenneth York, Tommy Lloyd, Jonny Barker and Neil Lowes

Bishop Auckland men among six in court over Co-op supermarket cash machine raid

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