Staindrop Scouts has been given £750 to go towards a new base in Stangarth Lane. Their current hut, which is in danger of collapsing and prone to rodent invasions, is in desperate need of refurbishment. It has no hot running water and only one toilet.
THE Christmas shop, at Raby Castle, near Staindrop, in County Durham, opens on Monday (November 25). The facility will be open daily, from 10am to 5pm, and real Christmas trees will be on sale from Saturday, November 30, to Sunday, December 22.
Pipe band music, blues and rock 'n' roll were just some of the sounds to be heard at the Scarth Hall, Staindrop, when the sessions were launched on Friday, November 1. Organiser John Waters said the inaugural event had attracted an appreciative audience.
Fire and rescue appliances from Bishop Auckland, Newton Aycliffe and Spennymoor attended the incident off Staindrop Road, West Auckland, near Bishop Auckland, at 7.30pm last night. (Tuesday, Nov 5). Two wooden buildings, measuring 10m by 10m, ...