Giant Inflatable Artwork to Celebrate Brutalist Building’s Birthday

A County Durham concrete building will celebrate its 50th birthday – by being wrapped in a giant inflatable work of art.The Apollo Pavilion in...

Historically Important County Durham Bridge Gets Vital Clean-up

The remains of a historically important County Durham bridge have received a much-needed makeover.Gaunless Bridge, West Auckland, was once a vital thoroughfare for the...

Music Stars to Celebrate County Durham’s Own Apollo Anniversary

An extravaganza of music and film will today take place in County Durham to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing.The celebrations...

Romans to Invade County Durham – for Weekend Festival

After a good few centuries, the Romans will once again be marching on County Durham – for Binchester Roman Fort’s annual festival.The festival –...

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.

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