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Get the message: Grandad’s final push for votes

Get the message: Grandad’s final push for votes

A NORTH-East grandfather shortlisted for a national award has been touring the region in a final push to clinch votes.

5:22pm Monday 27 March 2017


BROOKSBANK March 19, in the loving care of all at Rose Lodge, Newton Aycliffe, Nora, aged 94 years of Bishop Auckland. Beloved wife of the late Joe, devoted mam of Valerie, dear mother-in-law to Tony, much loved nana of Steven and Joanne, loving…

1:51am Tuesday 28 March 2017


TARN March 22, peacefully in Sandringham Nursing Home, Joseph Chipchase Tarn of Bishop Auckland, formerly Shildon, aged 102 years. Devoted husband of the late Vera, a much loved dad to Jennifer and dear father-in-law of Gordon, a very dear grandad to…

1:51am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Darlington library plans are on a par with the Beeching cuts

Darlington library plans are on a par with the Beeching cuts

I VERY much agree with John Minto’s letter (HAS, March 24) when he compares the Beeching railway cuts to the proposed cuts to the library service in Darlington. If Doctor Beeching and his ministers had spent some of their time talking to people who…

5:40pm Monday 27 March 2017

Pictures: Epic open-air show Kynren set for spectacular return to Bishop Auckland

STRIKING: Boudicca, played by Eleven Arches stable manager, Laurie Robinson, is one of many new characters set to appear in Kynren this year Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

WITH just 99 days until the return of Kynren, Lizzie Anderson discovers what is in store this year.

7:00pm Thursday 23 March 2017

Bishop Auckland pair jailed over role in group burglary and attack in Howden-le-Wear

JAILED: Gary John Rogers given four-and-a-half year sentence for burglary and assault

TWO people who took part in “a group invasion” at a vulnerable young woman’s home at night have been jailed for sentences totalling more than eight years.

9:00am Monday 27 March 2017

Another gold for tough and determined Bishop Auckland Thai boxer Ellie

FIGHT: Ellie Barker, 13, has just won her fifth Thai boxing gold medal following a trip to Bangkok Picture: STUART BOULTON

A TEENAGE boxer from County Durham is proving determination and a high pain threshold are the ingredients for success as she walks away with her fifth championship gold medal.

2:24pm Sunday 26 March 2017

Appeal for owners of haul of recovered outdoor features in Bishop Auckland

APPEAL: One of 17 recovered items believed to have been stolen

POLICE in Bishop Auckland are appealing for owners of garden items after recovering more than a dozen.

4:42pm Thursday 23 March 2017

Firefighters tackle huge blaze at Bishop Auckland industrial estate

Firefighters tackle the blaze at Romanway Industrial Estate, in Bishop Auckland. Picture: County Durham & Darlington Fire & Rescue Service

FIREFIGHTERS fought to bring a fire under control on an industrial estate in Bishop Auckland throughout the night.

7:15am Tuesday 21 March 2017

Bishop Auckland choir seeks new singers

WELCOMING: The Singing the Faith Community Choir

7:30pm Tuesday 21 March 2017
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