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Funding paves the way for much-needed path repairs in Bishop Auckland

PATH: Cllr Sam Zair (centre) has funded footpath improvements near Hexham Street, Bishop Auckland. Also pictured are resident Alf Waggett and Sheilah Metcalfe of Bishop Auckland and Shildon AAP Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

A DANGEROUSLY eroded footpath that has concerned Bishop Auckland residents for almost a decade has been repaired

4:28pm Monday 27 February 2017

MADD – St. John’s School and Sixth Form College, a Catholic Academy

MADD is a group of students from all ages across the school that are mad about Music, Art, Dance and Drama. They meet together after school and produce a range of performances that include choir, orchestra, bands, artistic work, dance and drama,…

9:29pm Monday 27 February 2017

'Council told me I had to pay for missing bin, but binman was caught on CCTV chucking it in back of truck'

OUTRAGED: Laura Jaques, of Bishop Auckland, who found footage of her bin being thrown away

A WOMAN searching for her missing bin was stunned when she discovered CCTV footage which showed a binman chucking it into the back of a wagon and driving off.

8:01pm Monday 27 February 2017

Toft Hill villagers object to plans for 100 new homes

BUSY: The A68, past Toft Hill Primary School, is a major route to Scotland and has large volumes of traffic.

PLANS to build 100 new homes on the site of a farm in a small Teesdale village have been met with hostility from residents.

5:38pm Monday 27 February 2017

Firefighters offer vital safety advice after Newton Aycliffe house fire

FIRE: Firefighters attended a house fire in Newton Aycliffe on Sunday

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house in Newton Aycliffe yesterday after a fire broke out in the living room.

12:19pm Monday 27 February 2017

Wanted: Do you recognise these people who police want to speak with?

WANTED: This woman is wanted in connection with an incident at Wilko's. Picture: Durham Police

DURHAM Police have released CCTV images of three people they want to speak with in connection with three alleged criminal acts.

7:08am Monday 27 February 2017

The past, present and future of Bishop Auckland Market Place buildings that are being transformed

No 1: Roper House, on the corner of Market Place and Castle Chare, is to be a Spanish art study centre

“WE are not idle,” says the chief executive of Auckland Castle Trust, David Maddan, “although to the casual observer, it may not look like that. After five years of planning, we are now entering the hard hat phase, where there’s lots going on…

6:23pm Thursday 23 February 2017

Bishop Auckland is undergoing a renaissance - it's not yesterday's town

HEAR ALL SIDES: Letters to the Editor

I AM dismayed to read letters in the press which portray Bishop Auckland as yesterday’s town with a declining high street and many shops closing.

2:55pm Tuesday 21 February 2017

Bishop Auckland FC's new pitch open thanks to £100,000 from late superfan and Premier League

UPGRADE: The new pitch at Bishop Auckland FC's Heritage Park ground is officially marked open by MP Helen Goodman and Mayor, Cllr Ann Golightly, ahead of a game Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

THE future of a football team’s home ground will be secured for years to come thanks to a near £100,000 upgrade funded by the Premier League and a late superfan.

2:22pm Sunday 26 February 2017

Bishop Auckland braced for annual celebration of food as festival returns

FOOD lovers and families are in for a treat this spring as a County Durham town prepares for its celebration of consumables.

5:44pm Wednesday 22 February 2017
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