Bishop Auckland

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Bishop Auckland

(ôk`lənd), town (1991 pop. 23,560), Durham, NE England, on the Wear River. It is a busy market area, and the town's industries include textiles and engineering. Located near the site of a Roman fort, Auckland has been a seat of the bishops of Durham since the 12th cent. The present palace was largely constructed in the 16th cent.

Bishop Auckland

a town in N England, in central Durham: seat of the bishops of Durham since the 12th century: light industries. Pop.: 24 764 (2001)
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Catherine, of Bishop Auckland, County Durham, was found unconscious in bed on Saturday by her mother Olwen, who gave her the kiss of life as she waited for paramedics.
The two female officers - Pc Emma Downing, aged 27, and Pc Hannah Wilson, aged 23 - were injured and unable to get out of their marked car after it left the road and collided with a telegraph pole at High Etherley, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham.
Durham Hens, which is based in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, won the micro business of the year award at the Federation of Small Businesses and Worldpay UK Business Awards.
ADA GASKILL, 50 Rosemount Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 6SY WE are looking for our cousins Alan Dryden and Steven Dryden.
Welder Andrew Herd, 33, was driving his red Ford Transit box-van through Wolsingham, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham last Saturday morning when a gas cylinder in the back ignited, causing the explosion.
Barron, of Bishop Auckland, County Durham, was placed on the sex offenders' register for 10 years.
The festival, held across Bishop Auckland College, Town Hall and Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, brings together the best of North grub each year.
Property Moose, a property crowdfunding platform, is allowing investors to buy a share in the home at Princes Street, in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, for as little as PS500 for a 24-month term.
A YEAR after joining the training ranks, Alan Kirtley is set to enter the bloodstock world by leasing Acrum Lodge Stud near West Auckland, County Durham, where his small string is based.
Mr Stephen, from Bishop Auckland, County Durham, said the decision was a "huge relief".
30pm to 7pm; Rugby Club, West Mills Playing Fields, Bridge Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham 2.
Two men leaned on the car to keep the weight off the girl until emergency services arrived at scene, in Evenwood Gate, near Bishop Auckland, County Durham, on Friday.