Woman’s Hour Host to Give Durham Talk on Inspirational Women

A presenter of Radio Four’s Woman’s Hour is due to give a talk at Durham’s Gala Theatre this February.

Durham Cathedral Wins Tax Battle over Historic Bridge

A historic Durham bridge has recently been the centre of a court case between Durham Cathedral and HM Revenue and Customs. The cathedral had...

Did Your Victorian Ancestors Live in a County Durham Workhouse?

County Durham residents will soon have the chance to find out if any of their ancestors had connections to the region’s workhouses.

Soviet-era Photos Unearthed Showing Durham’s Links to Russian City

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

The Faithful Durhams: Fighting for a Full-time Home for the DLI...

After a two-year struggle, a campaign group called The Faithful Durhams feel they are finally making progress in securing a permanent home for the...

Children of the Moor – Infamous Killers of HM Prison Durham

Durham prison is a notorious prison for class B men from around England and is well known for being one of the best prisons...

2000-Year-Old County Durham Roman Bath House Reopens

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

Peas, figs, thunder, donkeys – what do you know about Palm...

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

Explore County Durham’s Archives and Discover Your Past

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...

The Origins of Durham City

Durham City, like many of the cities throughout England, is laden with rich history and a cast of historical characters that have made the...

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