A statue has been unveiled at West Auckland Village Green to commemorate the village's victory in the first ever world cup.
A large amount of money has been stolen in an armed robbery at a shop in West Auckland.
Three men, wearing boiler suits with their faces covered, entered the McColls shop armed with a knife and threatened staff.
The staff, two women - one in her 50s and the other in her 60s were forced to open the safe and the men left with a substantial amount of cash in the direction of the green, said Durham Police.
– DC MARK FORSTER FROM BISHOP AUCKLAND CID.
"Although no one was injured during the robbery the staff have been left extremely shaken by this incident.
"I would appeal to anyone who knows anything about this robbery to come forward so we can bring the offenders to justice."
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 and ask for DC Mark Forster at Bishop Auckland CID.
Dunston Treasurer Cliff Starkey explains how former Physio Matty Annan who passed away last year has still played his part in their successful FA Vase run. The club take one of his old shirts and a pair of his underpants to every cup match.
Dunston UTS are dedicating their FA Vase final to former physio Matty Annan who died last year. The sports physiotherapist collapsed on a run. Since he passed the club has ensured he's still played a part in their cup run. They've taken his shirt and a pair of his underpants to every FA Vase game!
The dust is settling on Dunston and West Auckland's day in the sun. Both Northern League sides will represent the region at Wembley in the FA Vase Final in May. Dunston are dedicating the final to their old club physio Matty Annan who died last year.
Dunston and West Auckland from the Northern League will meet in the final of the FA Vase. Dunston's 2-2 draw at Staveley means they win 3-2 on aggregate. West Auckland meanwhile are through after a 2-1 home win against Herne Bay, 4-3 on aggregate. The final will be played on Sunday May 13th