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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Our aim is to turn Bishop Auckland into a national and international attraction, but to do so visitors need somewhere decent to stay.
Bishop Auckland regained their lead late in the game before hitting three quick goals in the dying minutes to sink a disappointed Stockton side.
I am delighted that the Zurbaran pictures are going to stay at Auckland Castle and the castle is to find a new role to help reinvigorate Bishop Auckland and the North-East in general.
Bishop Auckland were quick off the mark at the start of the second half adding another couple to their tally before Middlesbrough pulled a goal back through Billy Rees to trail 3-2.
The centre, behind Bishop Auckland Town Hall, is open 11am to 4pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
The Tyneside singer, who won ITV's X Factor in 2009 and Popstar to Opera Star last year, will make a guest appearance at Bishop Auckland College's Proms held on the final day of the music and arts festival, July 1.
Boro started the game slowly and Bishop Auckland were soon on top playing with pace and power and cutting through the Boro defence at will.
Replying, Bishop Auckland managed only 90 for the loss of six wickets.
Geoff Pratt, divisional librarian and Bishop Auckland Town Hall manager, said: "It's terrible.
With the agreement of the Ministry of Defence, and after the formal end of the conflict in 2014, an inscription will be added to the Bishop Auckland memorial dedicated to the brave soldiers who died during the conflict between 2001 and 2014.
Division One: Billingham Synthonia v Thornaby, Bishop Auckland v Richmondshire, Darlington v Northallerton, Great Ayton v Marton, Guisborough v Middlesbrough, Saltburn v Sedgefield, Whitby v Blackhall.
Yet unspecified number of students (estimated at 700), from several locations to Bishop Auckland College.