Sport

Shildon Althetics Club Refurbished Thanks To Council’s Funding

A revamped athletics stadium can now offer sports clubs and the community access to even more high-quality facilities after receiving a funding boost. Earlier this year, Shildon Athletics Club underwent a £250,000 refurbishment to secure the venue’s future and provide enhanced facilities for the benefit of residents and the clubs that train there. Funded by […]
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Local Sports Teams Benefit From AAP’s Financial Support

Grassroots sports clubs in County Durham have benefitted from financial support through an Area Action Partnership. Durham County Council’s 3 Towns Area Action Partnership (AAP) has been providing support to three local sports groups in the area to help make improvements to each club and support them through the coronavirus pandemic. Hunwick Cricket Club, in […]
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North East Charity Raises £12,000 Through A Golf Tournament

A socially distanced golf tournament has raised more than £12,000 for a leading North East charity. Players turned out in force at Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa near Durham for the Red Sky Golf Classic, in aid of the Red Sky Foundation. The event was held on world #Restartaheart Day, which was marked by […]
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A Durham Secondary School Is Crowned National Cup Champions

A secondary school football team from Peterlee in County Durham has been crowned national cup champions in The English Schools’ Football Association (ESFA) final for the U12 PlayStation Elite Schools’ Cup. St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School was up against Whitgift School from Croydon, playing at the Lilleshall National Sports Centre in Shropshire. In a battle […]
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67-year Old Local Hopes to Complete 1,500-mile bike ride from Newcastle to Marbella after Lifesaving Heart Surgery

Ian Wintrip, 67-year old dental surgeon from Bishop Auckland, first noticed something wasn’t quite right when he was out cycling on a particularly hilly trip, feeling that he run out of steam early. This was originally put down as to “hitting the wall” or poor body preparation. But as time went by, Ian knew something […]
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Sponsors Show Of Support Despite Covid Era Concerns

A Teesside basketball team is looking forward to the new season after welcoming several new sponsors. Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen paid a visit to Teesside Lions Basketball Club to welcome five commercial partners ahead of the new ‘Covid era’ season. Attracting sponsorship is often challenging, but to do so in such uncertain times adds […]
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