Cash Sought to Preserve Durham’s Historic ‘Pitman’s Parliament’

A historic building in which Durham miners took history-making decisions is in need of funding.The Durham Miners’ Association (DMA) have ambitious plans both to...

Written in life-blood: Tolkien

“Even the smallest person can change the course of history.” – Lady Galadriel History. Such a simple word and yet, it holds the memories of...

Hundreds of County Durham Residents Contribute to Mining Artwork

Hundreds of people from County Durham have helped create an artwork that celebrates the area’s mining heritage.The artwork is a replica lead mining tub,...

Children of the Moor Part 2

Part two of Children of the Moor… because we all know there is another half to Ian Brady. The year is 1942 in Manchester England,...

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...

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.

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.

‘Mining Tub Made of Glass’ Will Celebrate Weardale’s Industrial Heritage

A community art project is poised to celebrate Weardale’s industrial past.The Weardale Tub project aims to help people of all...

Durham’s Historic Town Hall Now Free to Enter Every Saturday

An ancient building which has been at the centre of life in Durham City for more than 600 years will now be open to...

Full-size Spitfire Replica to Feature in Durham Remembrance Events

A full-size model of a World War II spitfire is to play a central part in Durham’s remembrance commemorations this weekend.The aeroplane will grace...

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