Why is there a tradition of eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday? How did Ash Wednesday and Shrove Tuesday get their peculiar names? And why...

An appeal has been launched to save Dunelm House, an iconic yet controversial Durham building, from the wrecking ball.  Dunelm House – a multi-level series...

Durham’s Gala Theatre is to stage a play based on the tragic story of a group of Scottish soldiers who were imprisoned in Durham...

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

A Roman fort and bath house – which dates back to 75 A.D. – has now reopened to the public. The remains of Binchester Roman...

How Dun Cow Lane lead the Community of St. Cuthbert to Durham, and How the Lane has Changed Years Later    Cuthbert’s journey to Durham...

A little known historic building located on Palace Green between Durham’s Cathedral and Castle is to be restored. The scaffolding is already up around...

Whilst delighting in our mother tongue I take great pleasure and amusement from some of the commonly used sayings and how they came into...

Many residents of Durham, and many students of its university, like to claim that Durham is the third oldest such institution in England, after...

Photos from the late 1960s – deep in Russia’s Soviet era – have been unearthed which show the links between Durham and the Russian...

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