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Be part of this year’s spectacular Lumiere as a Festival Maker

Festival fanatics are being reminded to take the opportunity to be part of the UK’s largest light festival. Lumiere returns from...

Explore for free with County Durham Heritage Open Days

People can enjoy free access to more than 80 venues across County Durham next month, as part of England’s largest festival of history...

North east stars present a northern classic at Gala Theatre

A classic novel, centred around a north east community, comes to Durham’s Gala Theatre next month. The Stars Look Down, by A....

Dear Zoo, kids’ theatre fun with all the animals too

A popular children’s book takes to the stage, bringing little animal-lovers all the familiar inhabitants of the zoo. After a...
Staff at Livin raised funds for the Bradely Lowery Foundation by wearing their favourite football top to work.

Local housing provider shows its colours for Bradley

A day of fundraising took place on Friday 12 July in memory of Bradley Lowery, who sadly passed away in 2017. 
Poor work that led to the prosecution of roofing business.

Campaign targets scams and offers support for victims

Durham County Council is supporting a national campaign to target scams and offer advice to help people avoid being duped.
Gibside Hall, mid 20th C. (DCRO Ref: D/CL 5/429)

Hear from author turning County Durham history into fascinating fiction

A teacher turned novelist is to share her love of creating stories inspired by people from the past. Durham...
Left to right: Michael Millmore, Morrison Lodges Banner Group; Louise Smith, library operations officer; Cllr Katie Corrigan, Durham County Council Chairman; Cllr Jeanette Stephenson; Cllr Carole Hampson, Mayor of Stanley Town Council; Alan Mardghum, President/Secretary of the Durham Miner’s Association and Cllr Joan Nicholson.

Replica miners’ banner finds new home in library

A new replica miners’ banner has been officially unveiled at a County Durham library, celebrating the county’s rich mining past and the people who...
The historic Grade II listed Durham Miners Hall.

Securing the future of historic Pitman’s Parliament

Councillors will be asked to back ambitious plans to restore one of County Durham’s most prestigious buildings next week. The...
Bishop Auckland College students celebrate their graduation at the ceremony at Durham Cathedral.

Bishop praises graduates at Durham Cathedral ceremony

The Bishop of Durham congratulated nearly 100 higher education students for their success at Bishop Auckland College’s showcase graduation ceremony at Durham...
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A new digital walking tour reveals Durham in a way it’s never been seen before - while challenging families to test their knowledge of...

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