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11/17/2017 06:00 AM
Art exhibition ensures town character lives on
A POPULAR Bishop Auckland man who died suddenly earlier this year is living on through his artwork.

11/16/2017 06:01 AM
Church and centre to hold tree themed Christmas weekend
PEOPLE are being urged to get creative by making a tree display for a festive event that will be held in Spennymoor next month.

11/16/2017 05:00 AM
'My hero' - Boy, 9, saves life of choking father day after learning first aid at school
A NINE-YEAR-OLD boy has been hailed a hero after saving his father's life with first aid skills he had learned less than 24 hours earlier.

11/15/2017 05:00 AM
Banned driver took father to hospital before deciding to take supermarket shopping home
A MAN banned from the roads admitted he drove his father to hospital and left to take his shopping home.

11/14/2017 12:21 PM
Kids get snap happy with new photography project
YOUNGSTERS have been capturing what is happening around them with some new photography techniques.

11/14/2017 05:00 AM
Town recognised for its friendly welcome as visitor numbers increase
A TOWN has been officially named as one of the most welcoming towns in the country as it prepares to greet thousands of new visitors.

11/13/2017 02:36 PM
School PE staff praised for sporting opportunities
PUPILS at a Bishop Auckland school are celebrating after the academy was recognised for its contribution to sport.

11/13/2017 02:04 PM
Student creates animated film inspired by love of hometown's football team
A UNIVERSITY student and keen football fan has used his love of the sport to create an animated film documenting the history of his hometown team.

11/11/2017 11:26 AM
Hospital scanner appeal boosted by club's golf day
AN appeal to raise money for new state-of-the-art MRI scanners for Bishop Auckland Hospital and Darlington Memorial Hospital has had its coffers swelled.

11/10/2017 06:15 PM
Castle and gallery to host Christmas markets
MORE than 40 artisan craftspeople and food producers will sell their wares at a seasonal shopping fair next weekend.

11/10/2017 10:00 AM
Housing group grants scheme gives youngsters a theatre show
DOZENS of youngsters have had the opportunity to enjoy an inspiring stage show in their own community thanks to funding from one of the region’s biggest social housing providers.

11/10/2017 05:00 AM
Bank re-opens high street branch following significant investment
A BANK has invested in Bishop Auckland after refurbishing its high street branch.

11/09/2017 05:30 PM
Kind hearted posties' China trek raises thousands for cancer charity
TWO posties have raised almost £10,000 for charity after embarking on an adventure of a lifetime.

11/09/2017 09:00 AM
Scary Alice, skeleton and cat on a broomstick take top honours in our Halloween photo competition
THE Northern Echo’s Halloween photo contest has seen a menacing cat, a skeleton and a witch overcome competition from killer clowns and deadly unicorns.

11/09/2017 05:00 AM
Injured plasterer who sold fake cigarettes from car boot is fined
A FORMER plasterer has been ordered to pay almost £3,000 after being caught selling counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco from the boot of his car.

11/09/2017 05:00 AM
Hotel expansion plans for village pub
PLANS have been submitted for a traditional village pub to be expanded to accommodate ten hotel rooms

11/08/2017 04:40 PM
New hourly train service between towns part of winter timetable changes
RAIL company Northern is promising more frequent trains on some routes when a new winter timetable comes into force next month.

11/08/2017 04:07 PM
Defrosting your car? Don't give thieves an easy opportunity
MOTORISTS are being warned to take extra care when de-icing their vehicles following the theft this morning.

11/08/2017 05:00 AM
Former town mayor "lucky to be alive" after forest bike crash
A FORMER mayor said he is lucky to be alive after falling off his mountain bike during a ride through a popular forest.

11/08/2017 05:00 AM
Students join forces with veterans for poignant remembrance project
STUDENTS have joined up with special forces and veterans of conflicts around the globe in a remembrance project driven by the mother of an Army captain who died serving his country.

11/08/2017 05:00 AM
Gallery hosts biggest exhibition in the run up to Christmas
A GALLERY is showcasing some of the region’s finest creative talents in a record-breaking, free exhibition.

11/07/2017 05:00 PM
GOLF: Bishop Auckland golfer Jessica Hall and Newcastle's James Wilson head for Portugal
TWO North-East golfers are in Portugal this week pressing to repeat the heroics of European Ryder Cup stars Justin Rose and Matthew Fitzpatrick.

11/07/2017 03:47 PM
Village rat problem at its worst for 30 years
STEPS are being taken to tackle a growing rat problem in two neighbouring villages.

11/07/2017 03:00 PM
Garage owner helps woman from car after it crashes into wall and flips over
A GARAGE owner helped a woman escape from her car after it collided with a wall and flipped onto its roof this afternoon.

11/07/2017 11:30 AM
Community celebrates church's £135,000 restoration with open day
MORE than 100 residents from a Teesdale village flocked to a church on Saturday as it officially opened following a £135,000 restoration project.

11/07/2017 09:43 AM
Helen Goodman's concerns about Locomotion No 1 are misplaced and misinformed
HELEN GOODMAN MP’s concerns about Locomotion No 1 were misplaced and misinformed – the engine has been on public display in Darlington for 160 years now.

11/06/2017 08:04 AM
Mountain biker rescued after being injured in forest
A MOUNTAIN biker was rescued yesterday after being injured in a County Durham forest.

11/06/2017 05:00 AM
Grandfather's plea to dog owners after cat attacked and killed
A MAN has urged dog owners to keep their animals on leads to prevent them attacking other people's pets.

11/03/2017 11:00 AM
Church to celebrate the official reopening of its church following a £150k revamp designed to make it more of a community hub
A CHURCH congregation is celebrating the completion of a £135,000 project to turn the building into a community hub.

11/03/2017 05:00 AM
School recreates magical world of Harry Potter to celebrate anniversary of first book
THE magical world of Harry Potter has inspired primary schoolchildren to produce their best creative writing yet.

11/02/2017 11:22 AM
Poppy buses help support Royal British Legion appeal ahead of 2017 Remembrance Day services
CATCHING a bus today? Then you might be helping promote the Poppy Appeal.

11/02/2017 05:00 AM
Historic Zurbaran paintings making their mark in America
HISTORIC paintings which will play a key role in making aNorth-East heritage site a major tourist attraction have been getting high praise across the Atlantic.

11/01/2017 05:24 PM
Public inquiry over planning dispute at farm adjourned for second time
A PUBLIC inquiry into a council’s maladministration of a County Durham farm has been unexpectedly adjourned.

11/01/2017 11:48 AM
Apprentices join team creating tourist hotspot
A GROUP of new apprentices are taking their first steps towards a new career with help from a charity.

11/01/2017 05:00 AM
Public inquiry opened over farm's long-running planning dispute with council
A PUBLIC inquiry into a council’s maladministration of a County Durham farm has been opened.

10/31/2017 04:18 PM
Amateur photographer wows judges in black and white photography awards
AN amateur photographer has received an accolade in a prestigious photography competition.

10/31/2017 05:00 AM
Children to investigate lives of war heroes
CHILDREN will learn about the sacrifices their ancestors made during the First World War when they take part in a project to uncover the details of names on a village war memorial.

10/30/2017 08:43 PM
Social enterprise gives future hope to ailing town centre
A COMMUNITY is being urged to get behind a new social enterprise venture which is supporting entrepreneurs in the area.

10/30/2017 05:39 PM
Fallen soldiers remembered as 3,000 poppies adorn town hall
RESIDENTS of a town pulled out all the stops to launch this year’s Poppy Appeal.

10/30/2017 04:04 PM
Services to be held for parents living with loss of a baby
HOSPITAL chaplains are inviting parents living with a pregnancy loss or the death of a baby to join upcoming services.

10/30/2017 10:53 AM
Witches, zombies and spooky dancers bring town alive for Halloween
WITCHES on stilts, flesh-eating zombies and spooky dancers were just some of the ghostly delights on offer as a town came to life for a Halloween-themed family fun day.

10/29/2017 02:52 PM
Harriers' heroes represent their country in international athletics events
TWO amateur athletes, including a father-of-one who survived cancer, have been described as inspirational after representing their country at international competitions.

10/29/2017 12:44 PM
MP criticises Boots after pharmacist's suicide
AN MP has criticised Boots after one of its employees committed suicide.

10/27/2017 05:38 PM
"There's no law in Evenwood" - man who was attacked outside home fears antisocial behaviour is getting out of control
A MAN who was attacked outside his own home says he fears antisocial behaviour in his village is getting out of control.

10/27/2017 04:00 AM
Light a candle for a lost loved one at All Souls Day service in Bishop Auckland
A CHURCH service in Bishop Auckland will give the bereaved the chance to remember their loved ones.

10/26/2017 02:19 PM
Actors rehearse in the dark for latest play
ACTORS have been rehearsing in the dark to prepare for their latest performance.

10/26/2017 04:00 AM
Auckland Castle submits plans for temporary glasshouses to provide cafe food
PLANS have been submitted to two glasshouses within the grounds of a North-East heritage site.

10/26/2017 04:00 AM
Team's fresh hope for animal sanctuary's future
A STRUGGLING animal sanctuary could be facing a brighter future after a new team was put in place to run it.

10/25/2017 06:00 PM
3-car crash closes busy road this afternoon
POLICE closed a busy road following a three car crash today.

10/25/2017 04:00 AM
‘Miss Charity’ hands out survival bracelets for Armed Forces charity
A KEEN 14-year-old fundraiser visited an Armed Forces recovery centre to hand out hand-made paracord 'survival bracelets'.