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Time seems to be moving faster and we have more that needs to be done in the short time we have. So how can...

River Wear walks in Bishop Auckland

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Coundon Woods – a winter wonderland

The Beast from the East hit us pretty bad this week with temperatures plummeting into the minuses. Public transport ceased while local schools and...
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Hidden Shildon: a short and easy walk

Dating back to the first half of the 19th century, Shildon has a long history of coal mining and railways which transformed its population...
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Exam advice: tried, tested and approved!

As the New Year celebrations are left long in our wake, and winter comes to a close, most of us are returning to the...
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David Butler, archivist at Durham County Record Office.

On the trail of history on the high seas

Real accounts of adventure, arrest and a suspect sailor will be brought to life through historical records as monthly history sessions resume.