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New tours explore Bishop Auckland’s past and future

The past, present and future of one of County Durham’s oldest towns is being explored in a series of free, weekly tours led by local volunteers. From March 23rd, visitors to Bishop Auckland will be able to enjoy free, guided walks around its…

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Latest News

Weekly market to relaunch in Bishop
March 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
Bishop Auckland’s weekly market is being relaunched with the aim of providing regular town centre retail opportunities to local independent businesses. From 27th April...
Ghostbusters called in to Merry Monk
March 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
Paranormal investigators are claiming to have captured evidence of spooky goings on at Bishop Auckland’s Merry Monk pub in the town’s Market Place. “A lot of unexplained things happen here...
King James students stay silent for charity
March 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
A group of students at King James I Academy have recently raised over £250 for charity by taking part in a six hour long Sponsored Silence at school. The event was the latest in a programme of...
Group announces rail heritage trail
March 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
As part of their continued programme to promote the industrial heritage of Bishop Auckland, the Auckland Railways Group have announced their intention to establish a rail heritage trail in...
Applause Theatre School celebrates success
March 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
Students from Applause Theatre School have gained success at the Darlington Festival held at Longfield School in Darlington. In the Disney Vocal Solo, for 13-14 years, Molly Dutchburn gained...

Latest Sport

Bishops welcome Bishop to Heritage Park
March 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
Bishop Auckland Football Club took on Northern League Leaders North Shields on Saturday and were delighted to welcome the Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler and his wife Rosemary to...
Rugby club mourn passing of Ron
March 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
Many members of Bishop Auckland Rugby Club were amongst the mourners at the requiem mass for Ron Williamson, held at St. Mary’s RC Church recently and celebrated by Fr. Dennis Tindall...
Busy programme for St Mary’s
March 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
The U7 Aces had a great win away at Billingham with goals from MOM Luke Thompson (3), Alex Simpson (4), Aidan Wilkes (2), Blake Taylor (2), and man of the match, Luke Everitt collecting one...
Heritage Park pitch officially opened
March 19, 2017 - 0 Comments
Bishop Auckland’s MP and town Mayor, Helen Goodman and Cllr Ann Golightly were in attendance to officially open Bishop Auckland FC’s new pitch upgrade at Heritage Park recently on...
League title defended for BATTC
March 19, 2017 - 0 Comments
With a ten-point lead going into the last set of matches, confidence was high within Bishop Auckland Table Tennis Club’s A-team. This confidence showed with a 9-0 victory over Ormesby ‘C’ with...