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09/19/2017 04:54 PM
Thieves make off with van full of tools
AN investigation is underway after thieves stole a van containing a large quantity of tools.

09/19/2017 02:28 PM
Missing Shildon man found
A MAN reported missing from the Shildon area has been found.

09/19/2017 09:00 AM
Police's new four-legged recruit helps grieving family of Police Interceptors star
A FOUR-LEGGED friend is helping comfort a Police Interceptor's grieving family.

09/19/2017 06:30 AM
No-one hurt after three people left trapped in vehicles following A688 crash
No-one was hurt in a two vehicle crash on a busy County Durham A-road.

09/19/2017 04:00 AM
Traditional cricket match near Bishop Auckland to celebrate Bradford brothers
CRICKETERS took to the field in early 20th century attire to honour a family of keen sportsmen who fought in First World War.

09/19/2017 04:00 AM
Artists enlist young offenders for pioneering art project exploring views on masculinity in the North-East
ARTISTS have drawn upon the experiences of young offenders and domestic violence perpetrators for a pioneering project exploring what it means to be a man.

09/18/2017 12:47 PM
Elderly woman hit by reversing car
​AN ELDERLY woman pedestrian has been seriously injured after being hit by a reversing car.

09/18/2017 12:04 PM
Ex-chief executive of Butterwick Hospice makes court appearance over fraud and theft charges
THE former chief executive of a North East charity has appeared in court to face three charges of fraud and theft.

09/18/2017 11:42 AM
Controversial flats plan resubmitted for derelict pub
THE controversial future of a derelict pub is up for discussion again after an application was submitted to turn it into four flats.

09/18/2017 10:21 AM
Towns exceed expectations at Northumbria in Bloom Awards
ORGANISERS of Bishop Auckland and Coundon in Bloom are promising next year’s campaign will be better than ever after claiming a handful of awards for their hard work.

09/17/2017 03:14 PM
'We are here to stay' - the message of Kynren organisers as 2017 season ends
WE are here to stay is the message of organisers of the popular open air night show Kynren - An Epic Tale of England, as the second season has been wrapped up.

09/15/2017 03:00 PM
Elderly man jailed for two years after admitting sexually abusing 'vulnerable' young woman
A SEVENTY-EIGHT-YEAR-OLD man was jailed for two years for the sexual abuse of a vulnerable young woman.

09/15/2017 01:01 PM
Final wish of kind motor neurone disease sufferer granted as more than £1,000 is handed to hospice
A WOMAN’S final wish has been granted after donations made following her funeral were presented to the hospice which cared for her.

09/15/2017 05:00 AM
GALLERY: 30 of your photos of spectacular rainbow that was visible across region
A SPECTACULAR double rainbow was captured on camera by Northern Echo readers on Thursday evening.

09/14/2017 04:45 PM
Ball to be held in aid of air ambulance service
A TRAINING company’s chief executive has kept her feet firmly on the ground to launch an appeal to raise £10,000 for the region’s air rescue service.

09/14/2017 04:00 AM
£1m historical leisure park plan the new focus for Kynren
AS the second season of the open air spectacular Kynren draws to a close this weekend, the attention is set to switch to creating a £1m plan for a historical leisure park.

09/14/2017 04:00 AM
Traditional cricket match to celebrate Bradford Brothers
CRICKETERS will take to the field in early 20th Century attire at the weekend to honour a family of keen sportsmen who fought in First World War.

09/13/2017 12:38 PM
Two-day event gives chance to celebrate regeneration
A TWO-DAY event to celebrate the regeneration of Bishop Auckland is being organised for later this month.

09/13/2017 10:00 AM
Charity launches new shopping club for over 50s
A CHARITY has launched a new assisted shopping scheme to help older people retain their independence and make new friends.

09/13/2017 08:00 AM
Masked men attempt to rob convenience store
TWO masked men attempted to rob a convenience store yesterday.

09/13/2017 04:00 AM
Beauty queen's quest to promote community centres
A BEAUTY queen is hoping to use her title to raise awareness of community centres and the challenges they face.

09/12/2017 10:00 AM
Former care home could be converted into new housing
A DERELICT care home could be transformed into new homes if plans are approved.

09/11/2017 04:09 PM
Ancient crafts to be brought back to life at castle
CENTURIES-OLD crafts are being brought to life at a family friendly festival in County Durham.

09/10/2017 07:00 AM
'Great distress' caused as man, freed from prison a week before, went on month-long crime spree
A REGULAR offender went on a near month-long “crime spree” in the weeks after his release from his previous prison sentence, a court heard.

09/09/2017 10:35 AM
Netball club appoints award-winning former player as new head coach
A NETBALL club has appointed a former player as its new head coach.

09/08/2017 09:00 AM
Chris had been training to cycle C2C when he collapsed and died - his scooter friends held memorial ride in his memory
A SCOOTER club made its first charity ride one to remember by dedicating the journey to a lost friend and quadrupling its fundraising target.

09/07/2017 05:15 PM
Historic church to open doors as part of heritage open day scheme
A HISTORIC church is opening its doors to the public on Sunday.

09/07/2017 04:42 PM
Volunteers support Kynren show with prayer walks
A GROUP of Kynren volunteers from Christian churches in the Bishop Auckland and surrounding areas have been getting behind Kynren by prayer walking amongst the cast and backstage areas ahead of each show this season.

09/07/2017 03:53 PM
Search for North Pennines conservation heroes
THE North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership is looking for the fifth recipient of the annual Pendlebury Award that recognises those who go the extra mile to look after the globally important North Pennines.

09/07/2017 03:47 PM
Free mindfulness course on offer in Bishop Auckland
A NEW course is being offered to Bishop Auckland residents to help people improve their focus and concentration.

09/07/2017 01:59 PM
Soon to open gallery celebrating North-East mining heritage awarded £250,000
A CULTURAL hub designed to celebrate and preserve County Durham's coal-mining heritage has been awarded a quarter of a million pounds.

09/07/2017 04:00 AM
Warning after cat shot in face
PET owners are being warned to be vigilant after a cat was shot in the face near Bishop Auckland.

09/06/2017 12:52 PM
Volunteers sought for the next season of Kynren
WITH the second season of Kynren due to draw to a close next weekend, organisers are already looking for volunteers to make it a success next year.

09/06/2017 12:12 PM
New store for Bishop Auckland out-of-town site
A NATIONAL health and beauty store is set to open on a popular out-of-town shopping park tomorrow.

09/05/2017 10:30 AM
Service rated outstanding by Care Quality Commission
A SERVICE which provides care and accommodation for people with learning disabilities in Bishop Auckland has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.

09/04/2017 08:19 PM
Wine, cider, vodka and lager confiscated from group of 50 youngsters as officers target underage drinkers
POLICE have seized alcohol from underage drinkers after targeting youngsters in two County Durham towns on one night.

09/04/2017 05:29 PM
Man taken to hospital after being cut free from vehicle following two-car crossroads crash
A MAN had to be cut free from a vehicle following a crash at a crossroads in the Crook area.

09/04/2017 02:05 PM
Visitors sought to support horticulture show talent
PEOPLE in Bishop Auckland are being urged to support a green-fingered community event being held later this month.

09/04/2017 01:06 PM
Chance to explore the former home of the Prince Bishops this weekend
A NORTH-EAST heritage site is offering people the chance to get hands on this weekend and follow in the footsteps of some of the most powerful men in the country’s history.

09/04/2017 04:00 AM
Mark Knopfler to present programme about the County Durham surveyor behind the Mason-Dixon line
MUSICIAN Mark Knopfler is tonight presenting a television programme about the 250th anniversary of the Mason-Dixon line.

09/02/2017 10:30 AM
Air cadets receive donation of rucksacks and office kit
AIR cadets have been kitted out with new equipment.

09/02/2017 04:00 AM
Man jailed for second time this year after again falling for online under-age sex 'sting'
A MAN was jailed for the second time this year for trying to meet what he believed was an underage girl, for sex.

09/01/2017 10:30 AM
Chris takes it on the chin for the Butterwick
PHYSIOTHERAPIST Chris Oates has raised more than £200 for charity by bowing to his wife’s wishes and having his beard shaved off.

09/01/2017 10:30 AM
Council grant funds new equipment for table tennis club
A TOWN council has lent its support to a growing sports club.

08/31/2017 03:00 PM
Village fair raises more than £1,500 for end of life care in India
A VILLAGE fair has raised more than £1,500 to develop develop palliative and hospice care in India.

08/31/2017 01:53 PM
Full Moon Festival to cater for canine visitors
ORGANISERS of a market town's monthly food festival are hoping to make canine visitors feel extra welcome.

08/31/2017 10:30 AM
Company rolls out new flooring ahead of centre's open day
A FLOORING company has rolled out it's support to a Bishop Auckland voluntary organisation.

08/31/2017 04:30 AM
Days left to enrol on employability course
THE deadline is looming for the next set of recruits to join an employment initiative that has helped 25 people back on the road to work.

08/29/2017 03:37 PM
Hundreds of runners descend on medieval woodland for annual trail race
HUNDREDS of runners made their way through medieval woodlands and past Roman ruins to complete one of the region’s picturesque races this weekend.

08/29/2017 02:00 PM
Mountain biker suffers life-threatening injuries while riding in forest - cyclists warned about trying out yet to be opened trail
MOUNTAIN bikers have been warned to take extra care after a man was left with life threatening injuries while riding in a popular forest.