Each day, in December, Prince Bishops Hospital Radio will showcase the best of our area. Behind each door we will introduce you to an event, organisation, charity or business who makes our area great to live and work in.

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The Dairy Barn

Its never too cold for ice cream!
How about a delicious hot chocolate by a real fire?

The Dairy Barn sponsor Dennis Duncan Mid Morning Thursday Programme on Prince Bishops Hospital Radio.

Check them out at https://www.facebook.com/thedairybarnicecream/

The Dairy Barn,
High House Farm,
Crook, County Durham,
DL15 8AN

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Smile 4 Claire

On 2nd March 2016, Claire Shaw, lost her battle with cancer. Her legacy is a dedicated group who raise funds, and awareness, for a variety of different causes.

Check out their work at www.smile4claire.co.uk

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Combating loneliness this Christmas

Imagine a day when…
you did not see anyone…
no one called in…
no one phoned, or texted or Facebooked you…
you had no contact with anyone else from getting up to going to bed.
To some, that sounds like bliss.

Now imagine that the next day was the same,
and the next,
and the next…

Loneliness can hit all people, but it is more likely to affect older people.

Visit https://www.ageuk.org.uk/northyorkshiredarlington/ for more information

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Spice Lounge

A great supporter of Prince Bishops Hospital Radio through our sponsorship programme and hosted Quiz Nights.

Pay them a visit at:

11 Fore Bondgate,
Bishop Auckland,
County Durham, DL14 7PF

Every Tuesday in December its buy one, get one free when a starter and main are purchased. Every Wednesday and Sunday you can get a full three courses for £11.95. (T and Cs apply, sit in meals only)

Check them out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpiceLoungeRestaurant

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Feeding Families

Christmas is a time of family, presents and celebration. For some it isnt a time of joy.

This is where the dedicated volunteersat Feeding Families can help. Their mission is to provide Christmas food hampers which volunteers provide and distribute to alleviate hunger and to support those struggling with the added pressures of the season. They also work alongside businesses to collect food and monetary donations to be made into hampers and distribute through local charities.

Find out how you can recieve support or help at www.feedingfamilies.org.uk or check them out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/feedingfamiliesuk/

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Sound Waves Community Choir



A friend of PBHR, Sound Waves Community Choir has given many hours of joy to the patients, staff and visitors of our hospitals.With over 60 members on the books, they are always lookingfor people who have a passion for singing.

They host performances throughout the year and raising funds for local and national causes.

Search Sound Waves Community Choir on Facebook for more more information.

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Santa is coming!


The Bishop Auckland Town Team have been busy and managed to secure a big name, no not Scarlett Moffat, she\’s busy in Australia.

On 15th and 22nd December Father Christmas will be coming to Newgate Centre, Bishop Auckland. You can speak to the big man himself completely free. For just £1 you can even have a printed photo of your visit.

He\’ll be joined by Soundwaves Choir and the Salvation Army will be there to get everyone in the Christmas spirit. There will also be free face painting (kids first, parents will have to wait), stilt walkers and the opportunity to pick up any last minute gifts.

For more information visit www.bishopaucklandtownteam.org



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Wear Valley Women\’s Aid

We have many great organisations in South Durham doing worthy work to make the World a better place.

There are unfortunately some that we wish didnt have to exist. Wear Valley Women’s Aid helps those who are subjected to domestic abuse, servitude and suffering in oppressive environments.

A range of services and options are available. Refuge, support, outreachservices and advice are available

Read some of the stories and find out more at wvwa.co.uk

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Xmas is coming!

We wanna celebrate with you that xmas is almost here and so we are offering you this special gift. Go and download it!


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