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Medieval finds unearthed during Auckland Castle dig

The archaeological excavation of 900-year old Auckland Castle, County Durham, has revealed some surprising details about the former home of the Prince Bishops of Durham. Experts have announced the discovery of…

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Latest News

Helen Goodman MP retains seat
June 20, 2017 - 0 Comments
Last week’s general election witnessed a night of great drama across the country as the Conservative government lost its majority in the House of Commons. The drama extended to...
Plant and furniture sale at Cultivate 4 Life
June 20, 2017 - 0 Comments
Cultivate 4 Life, a charitable project of 4Clocks Bishop Auckland Community Partnership is hosting a plant and furniture sale with a difference, predominately donated via their...
Twins to take part in first fundraiser
June 20, 2017 - 0 Comments
Two-year-old Bishop Auckland twins, Oli and Phoe Dunmore are gearing up for their first ever charity fundraiser next month. The twins will be taking part in the Barnardos Big Toddle, organised by...
Empire celebrates milestone
June 20, 2017 - 0 Comments
Last month, Empire Hair & Beauty Salon in Fore Bondgate, Bishop Auckland celebrated its tenth anniversary in business by putting something back while hosting its birthday party at Ramside Hall...
Kevin Whately joins cast of Kynren
June 20, 2017 - 0 Comments
Eleven Arches, the production company behind the open-air spectacular Kynren, has announced that Kevin Whately will be part of the reimagined 2017 show. Kevin, who is best known for his roles in...

Latest Sport

Two Blues announce friendlies
June 20, 2017 - 0 Comments
Bishop Auckland FC’s players have returned to pre-season training with the season due to start with the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round on Saturday August 5th and the first league game away to...
Awards night dedicated to James Cook
June 20, 2017 - 0 Comments
After an emotional and upsetting week for St Mary’s Juniors which saw the funeral of 12-year-old player, James Cook take place, the club went ahead with its club presentation last Saturday and...
Ladies football secure in Bishop Auckland
April 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
Bishop Auckland Football Club has announced a new community partnership with Bishop Auckland Girls FC. After a meeting of Bishop Auckland Girls and representatives from Bishop Auckland Ladies FC...
Golf Club fundraiser
April 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
Bishop Auckland Golf Club is set to host a charity concert featuring The Baldy Holly Band on Friday 12th May from 7pm. Founded and led by North East rock and roll singer Jamie Bell, the band has...
From couch to 5k
April 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
People looking to improve their fitness this summer are being encouraged to participate in a programme of free activities across Durham, including in Bishop Auckland. In partnership with...