A sculpture commemorating four brothers – three of whom lost their lives in the First World War – has been declared one of the...

People are being urged to explore County Durham’s past this week, by delving into the thousands of documents and records at Durham County Record...

An illustrated talk later this month will outline the fascinating history of brides in the north east.  The talk, featuring wedding photos from the archives...

Rare photographs from the First World War are now on show at Durham County Record Office.  The photographs show a British raid on a German...

A Durham University academic has uncovered an enormous surveillance campaign by the British government directed at industrial workers suspected of being communists.  Research by Dr...

The iconic landmark of Durham Castle is to host a medieval-themed day for families on Sunday.  The castle – which, along with Durham Cathedral, is...

An Irishman named Jerry Cooper from a young age had served in the Royal Navy as a ship rigger and also later becoming a...

With the introduction of the brand new 12 sided Pound Coin into our change last month I thought it would be nice to look...

23rd April is St George’s Day, but who exactly was England’s patron saint? You may know that his cross – red on a white background...

Palm Sunday is an important date in the Christian calendar, but why is this day associated with processions, palms, donkeys, thunder, lightning, peas and...

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