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.

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Food festival organisers hoping to beat last year's figures

The Bishop Auckland Food Festival generated £300,000 last year but organisers are hoping to beat that this year.

For the first time, the food, beer and wine festival is being staged over two days.

Kate James, Festivals manager for Visit County Durham, has spoken to ITV News Tyne Tees about what it means for the area:

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