Bishop Auckland food festival a "huge boost" for local economy

Thousands of people are expected at the Bishop Auckland Food Festival this weekend.

Organisers are staging the event over two days and hope it will attract up to 30,000 visitors.

Food producers from across the North of England are taking part. Visit County Durham says it is a huge boost for the area's economy.

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Bishop Auckland Food Festival

Crowds turn out for the Bishop Auckland Food Festival, which is aimed at boosting tourism and the economy in County Durham.