It is with great sadness that CAMRA Durham has to announce the passing of member Mike Ryder (photo: front right), who died last week after contracting Covid-19. Our condolences go out to his family and friends.
The Pollards Inn, Bishop Auckland, now has its very own beer- a 4.3% brown ale from Camerons. The beer is named after the local legend of Sir Richard Pollard, who killed a boar that had been terrorising the area, much like the Lambton Worm a few miles down the Wear. In recognition of his feat, the Bishop of Durham gave him lands around Bishop Auckland, which are still known as Pollards lands.