Sculpture Commemorating Tragic WWI Brothers Wins Environment Award

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

Durham University May Demolish Iconic Brutalist Building

A well-known, some would say infamous, 1960s building may soon be demolished. Dunelm House, a collection of concrete cube-like structures clinging to the cliffs...

Durham Researcher Uncovers Hair-raising Escapades of Exiled Monks

A researcher at Durham University has uncovered some unusual goings-on connected with the escapades of exiled Benedictine monks. Dr James Kelly has discovered that English...

Restoring a Hidden Gem of Yesteryear.

  Work has commenced on the restoration of the former Exchequer and Chancery building on Palace Green, Durham. The 15th Century building was commissioned by...

Archivist-Led Talk To Shed Light On Soldiers Of The Past

Family historians can gain top tips on how to discover their ancestors’ military past at an online talk this week. Durham County Record Office, which...

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,...

Remembering Hendrix: A Small Piece of Guitar God History in County...

Image credit: The Northern Echo February 2, 1967 will forever be remembered as a milestone in the musical history of Durham County. It was the...

Durham Record Office to Tell Story of North East’s Luckiest Woman

A talk at Durham County Record Office is to reveal the story of the north east’s luckiest woman from the times of the First...

Landmarks across County Durham to be lit up marking Remembrance Day

Six landmarks across County Durham will be lit up in red next month to commemorate Remembrance Sunday. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, many traditional...

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.

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