Send us your pictures, video, news and views by texting NORTHERN ECHO to 80360 or email us
1:29pm Monday 9th December 2013
3:43pm Monday 9th December 2013
2:33pm Monday 9th December 2013
3:26pm Monday 9th December 2013
1:18pm Saturday 7th December 2013
BISHOP Auckland Civic Society’s annual town quiz, held at Bishop Auckland Town Hall, raised a total of £850 for Innovations, a charity based in the town that supports people to achieve their dreams. The winning team, Blockie’s Boys, kindly donated their prize money to the charity. The society would like to thank everyone who donated raffle prizes, the quiz master, Glynn Wales, and all 35 teams that took part.
1:27pm Thursday 5th December 2013
12:53pm Thursday 5th December 2013
3:15pm Thursday 5th December 2013
4:47pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
WEST Lodge nursing home at Billy Row, near Crook, is holding a Christmas Fair from 2pm on Saturday, December 7. The fair will feature a raffle, tombola, stalls, treasure hunt and much more. Entry is free.
4:47pm Wednesday 4th December 2013
THE 16th annual Bishop Auckland Theatre Hooligans Christmas show To je dobro da se vratio will be performed at King James I Academy, Bishop Auckland, from Wednesday, December 11 to Saturday, December 14, at 7pm.
3:23pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013
2:35pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013
5:26pm Monday 2nd December 2013
3:54pm Monday 2nd December 2013
2:04pm Monday 2nd December 2013
1:22pm Friday 29th November 2013
A MEMORIAL Christmas carol service, organised by The Co-operative Funeralcare, is being held at Woodhouse Close Church in Bishop Auckland at 7pm on Wednesday, December 11. The service will include Christmas readings, carols, candle lighting and the opportunity to place a memorial message to a loved one on the Christmas Tree. Memorial trees can also be found at all Co-operative funeral homes. For more information call 01388-603525.
8:20pm Thursday 28th November 2013
2:55pm Thursday 28th November 2013
1:22pm Thursday 28th November 2013
7:40pm Wednesday 27th November 2013
3:30pm Wednesday 27th November 2013
2:11pm Wednesday 27th November 2013
2:00pm Wednesday 27th November 2013
3:47pm Wednesday 27th November 2013
12:10pm Wednesday 27th November 2013
12:01pm Tuesday 26th November 2013
2:29pm Monday 25th November 2013
12:04pm Monday 25th November 2013
4:47pm Sunday 24th November 2013
11:55am Sunday 24th November 2013
Crook Rotary Club is holding a carol service at St Andrews Dawson Street Methodist United Reform Church, in Crook, on Tuesday, December 3 at 7pm. Local youngsters are to perform. Admission is £4. Refreshments will be on offer and Santa Claus will be there. Proceeds will go towards Rotary charities.
11:23am Saturday 23rd November 2013
4:59pm Friday 22nd November 2013
12:10pm Thursday 21st November 2013
11:25am Thursday 21st November 2013
4:01pm Thursday 21st November 2013
12:00pm Thursday 21st November 2013
11:00am Thursday 21st November 2013
THE Salvation Army, in Shildon, will hold a Christmas Fayre at its Cross Street base on Saturday (November 23) between 11am and 1pm. There will be a Santa’s grotto, stalls and refreshments on offer. Entry is 30p or free for under-16s.
4:46pm Wednesday 20th November 2013
12:00am Wednesday 20th November 2013
4:07pm Tuesday 19th November 2013
12:21pm Tuesday 19th November 2013
12:33pm Tuesday 19th November 2013
SOUND therapist Jane Farrand is running monthly sound baths at the Pioneering Care Centre on Carers Way, Newton Aycliffe. The next session is on Friday, November 22, from 10.30am to 11.30am and costs £5. During the sound bath the gentle flowing sounds of Himalayan singing bowls, monochord, and the gong are played to aid relaxation. To book call 01325 321234 and email@example.com
1:33pm Tuesday 19th November 2013
Police are appealing for help after thieves stole two green off-road Pit bikes from the rear garden of a house on Jubilee Road, Shildon. The crooks struck overnight between Sunday, November 17 and Monday, November 18. Chains securing the bikes were removed before they were stolen. Anyone with information regarding the theft should contact Shildon Police on 101.
4:58pm Monday 18th November 2013
1:41pm Monday 18th November 2013
Police were called to Shildon Library, on Church Street, to reports of two men causing a disturbance on Tuesday, November 12. A man was arrested and he was issued with a fixed penalty ticket for being drunk and disorderly.
12:54pm Monday 18th November 2013
Churches Together in Crook is to hold a crib festival. There will be a wide variety of cribs on show in St Andrews Dawson Street Methodist United Reform Church, in Crook on Saturday (November 23) between 10am and 4pm and Sunday (November 24) from 1pm to 5pm. Entry is by donation. There is also a launch evening on Thursday (November 21) with entry on the door £4.
1:08pm Sunday 17th November 2013
SHILDON Civic Hall is holding a 1960s and 1970s charity night in aid of the Great North Air Ambulance on Friday, November 22, from 7.30pm. There will be music, dancing and raffle prizes to be won. Tickets cost £3 on the door.
4:46pm Friday 15th November 2013
4:35pm Friday 15th November 2013
2:10pm Friday 15th November 2013