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Runners at the ready for return of Auckland Castle Trial Race

Runners from across the North East are warming up for two of the region’s most picturesque races. The Auckland Castle Trail Race and Fun Run, in partnership with Shildon Running and Athletic Club and Auckland Castle Trust, return to Bishop…

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Latest News

Mayor holds first fundraiser
July 19, 2017 - 0 Comments
Councillor Adam Zair held his first official event as Mayor of Bishop Auckland on Sunday 9th July 2017 at Bishop Auckland Town Hall. Cllr Zair welcomed Mayor’s from across the County...
Teaching Assistants reject latest contract offer
July 19, 2017 - 0 Comments
County Durham Teaching Assistants (TAs) have rejected the latest contract offer from Durham County Council (DCC) after a consultative ballot with their unions. Both UNISON and ATL...
Marie Curie to hold fundraising barbecue
July 19, 2017 - 0 Comments
The Bishop Auckland Fundraising Group of Marie Curie is holding a summer barbecue on Friday, 28th July at 7pm at Bishop Auckland Golf Club. “What better way to spend an evening than...
Local artist puts Bishop Auckland ‘On the Map’
July 19, 2017 - 0 Comments
Gillian Arnold, a local business owner, artist and designer has completed her latest community project, Bishop Auckland – On The Map.  The project has seen Gillian working with hundreds of...
Defibrillator installed at Methodist Church
July 19, 2017 - 0 Comments
Bishop Auckland Methodist Church has successfully raised the funds needed to install a defibrillator to the outside wall of the church available to all to use in the case of an emergency...

Latest Sport

St Mary’s and Bishop Auckland team together
July 19, 2017 - 0 Comments
St Mary’s is celebrating the news that the club has now welcomed the Bishop Auckland Girls (BAGGIES) along with Bishop Aucjkland Ladies into their club, with both now training at their clubhouse...
Swimming investment to make a splash
July 19, 2017 - 0 Comments
Splashtastic water toys, state-of-the-art aquatic fitness equipment and renovated changing rooms will be introduced to the region’s swimming pools, including Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex...
Smoke free at St Mary’s
July 1, 2017 - 0 Comments
On 1st July, the 10th anniversary of England’s Smokefree Law, Bishop Auckland St. Mary’s Junior Football Club will become the first youth football club in County Durham to officially ask all spectators and...
U12 Girls win Blackpool Tournament
July 1, 2017 - 0 Comments
Bishop Auckland Girls FC under 12s are celebrating after retuning from the Blackpool Youth Football Tournaments as champions of their section. In the tournament, which took place on...
Niamh scoops Mayor’s Sport Award
July 1, 2017 - 0 Comments
Skater, Niamh Dawson (11) of Bishop Auckland was recognised for her positive contribution to artistic roller skating at the Bishop Auckland Youth Awards recently.  Niamh, who skates with...