Date for River Wear champs revealed

The extremely popular River Wear Champs is set to go ahead again this year with officials revealing a provisional date for the contest.

Anglers from all over the country travel to the north east waterway to take part in the event and the Environment Agency have announced their intentions to host it on September 22.

All Durham City AC controlled stretches and the Dunelm AA section at Chester Moor are expected to be used and you can find out more details by emailing