Local News

THE GREYHOUND TRUST WILL BE THE ONLY FAMILY CARING FOR OVER A THOUSAND GREYHOUNDS THIS CHRISTMAS

Around the UK this Christmas, greyhounds just like Sergio will be hoping their Christmas dream of a forever home comes true… The Greyhound Trust urgently needs the help of people in Darlington area to find permanent loving homes for greyhounds like Sergio and to help us look after them over the festive season. Every year […]

National News

UK Prepares for Winter Fly Tipping Crisis

Councils across the UK are bracing themselves for a fly tipping crisis this winter, an expert has warned.   Families clearing out their homes to make room for Christmas and New Year purchases put extra pressure on Britain’s already beleaguered waste disposal services during December according to Harsha Rathnayake of waste consultancy JunkHunters.co.uk.  The purchase of new […]

Bishop Auckland News Local News

Kynren volunteers awarded Durham County Council’s highest civic accolade

Volunteers of the spectacular open-air live action show, ‘Kynren – An Epic Tale of England’, in Bishop Auckland were delighted recipients of The Chairman’s Medal today at Durham Town Hall. The Medal was presented by the Chairman of Durham County Council, Bill Kellett to 14 Kynren volunteers representing their 1,500 peers, in recognition of their […]

County Durham News Local News

People are being urged to be on their guard when buying a dog

Durham Constabulary, the RSPCA and Durham County Council have joined forces to warn people of the heartbreak caused by unlicensed and unscrupulous puppy traders. Behind the facade of a respectable seller is sometimes a web of organised crime, say police. Andy Reeves, Bishop Auckland Neighbourhood Inspector, said: “We are appealing for people to come forward […]