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Save the Date: Heritage Fair Festival, 23rd September 2023

Heritage Fair 2023Save the Date: Bishop Auckland Heritage Festival on 23rd September 2023!

Bishop Auckland Town Council are proud to present a captivating journey of discovery as we celebrate the heritage of our beloved town! Enjoy free exhibitions, walking tours, family activities, vintage cars, guest speakers, and more. Stay tuned for the full program announcement!

Further information can be found on the Heritage Fair Facebook page.




Save The Date: Steaming from Past to Future, Friday 5th May 2023

The ‘Steaming From Past to Future’ event, presented by the Mayor of Bishop Auckland, Councillor Michael Siddle is to be held in Bishop Auckland Town Hall on Friday 5th May 2023 from 6pm.

Join the Mayor for an evening to celebrate Bishop Auckland’s rich railway heritage and plans for the future, with presentations and talks by local railway organisations; Bishop Auckland Peoples Museum, Weardale Railway and Stockton & Darlington Railway and artwork by Derek Siddle.

Prints and original artwork will be available to purchase on the evening  from No. Three Fine Art.

This event is in support of Daisy Arts and the charity provides act activities and opportunities for all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

Further information and booking details for this event will be confirmed in due course.

To book tickets for this event, visit the Baccanalia website.

Steaming from Past to Future, Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Friday 5th May 2023




Extra-Ordinary Town Council Meeting, 7th March 2023

Decision MakingThe next meeting of the Town Council will be held at the Council Offices, 54 Kingsway, Bishop Auckland on Tuesday 7th March 2023 at 6:00pm.

Members of the Public and Press are welcome to attend. However, in light of caution surrounding the easing of coronavirus restrictions, it is recommended that attendance is registered with the Town Clerk prior to attending to ensure that the meeting space is large enough to accommodate everyone safely. To register attendance please call 01388 207110 or email council@bishopauckland-tc.gov.uk by noon on Monday 6th March 2023.

The Chairman advises members of the Council and the public that the meeting or part of the meeting may be recorded by audio and may be by video.

A copy of the agendas is now available to download on the Agendas and Minutes Page.




Presentation: What’s Next – Bishop Auckland Regeneration, 16th January 2023

Decision Making

As discussed at the Full Public Meeting held on Monday 16th January 2023 in Bishop Auckland Town Hall, the Town Council has received a copy of the Presentation slides shown on the evening and are now available to download in PDF format.

These presentation slides have been provided for information purposes only and staff members are unable to expand or clarify on this information, or comment on individual projects.

PDF: Bishop Auckland Regeneration Meeting, Full Presentation PDF

Accessibility disclaimer: This document is a PDF conversion of a Microsoft PowerPoint received from Durham County Council, as an external source.  Therefore this document is presented as received and may not meet Accessibility standards. Its contents has been made publicly available for information purposes only.

Further information and progress on individual projects and the latest issue of the Newsletter will be published on the Bishop Auckland Regeneration website.

Link: www.bishopaucklandregeneration.com

 

 




Meeting Notes: What’s Next – Bishop Auckland Regeneration, 16th January 2023

Decision MakingFurther to the Bishop Auckland Regeneration Meeting held on Monday 16th January 2023 in Bishop Auckland Town Hall, the Town Council has agreed the notes taken at the meeting as an accurate record.

Disclaimer: These notes are provided by Bishop Auckland Town Council for information purposes only and staff members are unable to expand on this information, or comment on individual projects.

Further information and progress on individual projects and the latest issue of the Newsletter will be published on the Bishop Auckland Regeneration website.

Link: www.bishopaucklandregeneration.com

 

 




Mayor’s Valentine Ball raised over £1,000

Bishop Auckland Town Council Mayor, Michael Siddle, welcomed dignitaries, friends and members of the public to the Town Hall in Bishop Auckland on Friday. Mayor Siddle hosted a valentine’s ball as part of his fund-raising activities during his year of office. This year sees the Mayor raising funds for local organisation Daisy Arts.

Mayor Michael Siddle with Mike Bartley (Back-left) and Band Members of JD and the Woodsmen.
Mayor Michael Siddle with Mike Bartley and Band Members of JD and the Woodsmen.

The evening saw guests being served a three-course meal by Master Chef contestant (2021) Mike Bartley from DJam Kitchen, followed by entertainment from local band JD and the Woodsmen.

Mayor Cllr Michael Siddle, Mayor of Bishop Auckland said: “The ball was a fantastic evening, I give my thanks to all who attended. It was a wonderful opportunity to showcase the town hall and local talent by using Mike for the catering, and JD and Woodsmen for the entertainment. Myself and the other Mayor’s from across the County were very impressed the food was delicious and the band had everyone dancing all night. ”

“I also wish to thank the businesses of the Town who provided raffle prizes for the evening. Fantastic prizes and gift vouchers were made from The Spar, Bishop Auckland Football Club, Eden Gift shop, Bishop Auckland Town Hall, The Manor House, The Auckland Project, Cllr Sam Zair and Stack. The blind raffle raised over £300 and the winner received an overnight stay with breakfast and access to The Auckland Project attractions was kindly donated by The Park Head Hotel.”

Daisy Arts created the exquisite valentine themed centrepieces for the tables, showing off the creative work they facilitate with local people. The evening raised over £1000 towards the Mayors fundraising which will go towards supporting artistic and creative projects with young people in our area.