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Play promises audiences feast for the senses in Bishop Auckland

SPICE: Kamal Kaan and Rohit Gokani in The Chef Show.

AUDIENCES can feast their eyes and tantalise their taste buds as Bishop Auckland Town Hall turns into a curry house for the evening.

3:23pm Thursday 19 January 2017

Cheap lamb imports after Brexit could put hill farms out of business, warns Bishop Auckland MP Helen Goodman

Sheep graze in a field covered by early morning frost in North Yorkshire. Fears have been raised about the impact of post-Brexit trade deals on sheep farmers Picture: PA

A COUNTY Durham MP has warned ministers that hill farmers face being put out of business if the UK Government allows a “flood of cheap New Zealand lamb” post-Brexit.

2:07pm Thursday 19 January 2017

How did your school perform? Government releases performance tables

School performance tables have been published by the Department for Education

THE Department for Education has published information about the performance of English schools and colleges at GCSE and A-level in 2016.

9:30am Thursday 19 January 2017

Ups and downs of the great jumps jockey Brian Fletcher

VICTORY: Brian Fletcher rides Red Alligator to victory at the 1968 Grand National.

BRIAN FLETCHER and I were once near neighbours, if not particularly close friends. That was in West Auckland, just a few miles from his roots in the Butterknowle area.

3:50pm Thursday 19 January 2017

We are Darlington... football club back in the town but 'the pies aren't what they used to be'

REGALVANISED: The old Tin Shed rebuilt at Blackwell Meadows

DARLINGTON hosted Gloucester City on Saturday, National League North-ish, the column made equally welcome in the boardroom on a wholly unplanned visit.

3:51pm Thursday 19 January 2017

Alan Gaskins

GASKINS January 12, Alan, aged 56 years of High Bondgate, Bishop Auckland surrounded by those who loved him. Devoted son of the late Vera and Ray, beloved brother of Christine, also a dear brother-in-law, much loved uncle, great-uncle, nephew, cousin…

4:51am Thursday 19 January 2017

David Cort

CORT January 15, peacefully after a short illness, David, aged 72 years of Bishop Auckland. Devoted husband of the late Anne, beloved father of Helen and Simon, dear father-in-law to Barry, also a much loved and loving grandad of Charlie and Anya.…

4:51am Thursday 19 January 2017

Too modest to know how much good work he did: Tributes to Bishop Auckland FC official and tourist attraction volunteer

ACTOR: Brian Watson in one of the many roles he played in Kynren: An Epic Tale of England

FROM football club official to tourist attraction volunteer, charity fundraiser to working family man Brian Watson was always busy.

5:55pm Sunday 15 January 2017

Couple to be sentenced for distraction theft from 82-year-old in Bishop Auckland

Durham Crown Court

A COUPLE involved in distraction thefts from elderly victims in both the North-East and London will be sentenced next month.

5:25pm Monday 16 January 2017

Lovely little cup brings back memories of Rossi's cafe in Bishop Auckland

CHEERING CUP: From Rossi's, of Southport and Bishop Auckland

THIS lovely little cup popped up at a pop-up exhibition in Bishop Auckland Town Hall recently, and we are grateful to John Phelan and John Redman for sending it in.

2:32pm Monday 16 January 2017
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