Thomas Gainsborough RA (1727–1788), Wooded Landscape with a Milkmaid, Rustic Lovers, and a Herdsman c.1775–1777. Oil on canvas. © Private Collection, courtesy of The Auckland Project.

World famous masterpieces coming to Bishop Auckland

World renowned masterpieces are coming to Bishop Auckland as a new art gallery prepares to open its doors. Launching...
Mark Solan receiving his Points of Light award from Helen Goodman MP on behalf of the Prime Minister.

Charity founder receives award

Mark Solan, founder of the Solan Connor Fawcett Family Cancer Trust, has been awarded a Points of Light award for his work...
Members of the Young Archaeologists’ Club learn how to use a Magnetic Susceptibility Meter. Photo: Barry Pells, courtesy of The Auckland Project.

Young archaeologists uncover past

Children as young as seven, are getting hands on with history as founding members of a new Young Archaeologists’ Club. 
Colin Barnes, Brian Walker, Sara Swales and pupils Alexa and Harry with the new Go Read Bus.

School launches library on wheels

A Go North East bus has been transformed into an inspirational learning environment, to encourage students with special educational needs to read...
Edna Ripley, born in Spennymoor, accepts the Chairman’s Medal from Cllr John Lethbridge.

Edna receives Chairman’s Medal

A blind woman who has dedicated her life to helping others with a visual impairment has been awarded County Durham’s highest honour.
Karen Milburn Duty Officer at Newton Aycliffe Library, Lilly Frith aged 3 from Shildon, Lacey Hobson aged 5 from Newton Aycliffe, Cllr Joy Allen Cabinet member for transformation Laina Hooper aged 3 from Chilton and Sophie Hobson aged 8 from Newton Aycliffe.

App offers 24/7 library access

Story lovers can now access hundreds more free eAudiobooks anytime, anywhere, with County Durham libraries online. Library members can...
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What’s On in Ferryhill

With only one week left of the school term and the panic at what is about to hit us firmly at the forefront of...
Mountaineer Sarah has recently surpassed a 70 summit milestone in her mountaineering career

Sarah touches the Summit

Mountaineer Sarah Hudson, 32, originally from Ferryhill, has recently surpassed a 70-summit milestone in her mountaineering career. A Chartered Quantity Surveyor by trade, Sarah left...
New Dance Generation take to Gala Theatre Stage

New Dance Generation take to Gala Theatre Stage

On Saturday 9th June, over 30 dancers from Ferryhill’s New Dance Generation took to the stage at Durham’s Gala Theatre in The Big Dance...
Broom Broom goblin cart races for Broom

Broom Broom races for Broom!

The Y5 children at Broom Cottages have been fortunate to be involved in an exciting Goblin Kart project. They were successful in receiving kind sponsorship...
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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. 
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