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...

Antique Crosses Reunited in Somme Commemoration

Three memorial crosses will be reunited for the first time since they were raised by troops from the Durham Light Infantry in the Battle...

Norman Cornish Mural Comes to Bishop Auckland

An iconic mural, commissioned by the Council to mark the opening of County Hall in 1963, has been successfully moved to its new home...

Historians Trace Lives of Scots Soldiers Imprisoned in Durham Cathedral

Durham researchers have been investigating what happened to around 3,000 Scottish soldiers who were imprisoned in Durham Cathedral. After the Battle of Dunbar, in 1650...

More Fascinating Legends and Ghosts lurking in Durham’s Fair City

Ghostly happenings and legends are common place in Britain, one of The Tower of London’s ghostly visions is said to wander about at night...

Work Being Undertaken At Durham Town Hall To Preserve Its History

Work is set to be carried out at a historic Durham City building to preserve its heritage for centuries to come. Durham Town Hall has...

WW2 Stories of the Durham Light Infantry

The Durham Light Infantry was formed in 1881 and has served notably in various wars since then. The DLI’s widely remembered for their valiant...

The Train Arriving Could Be at?

George Stephenson was not only Father of the Railways, this amazing man of the North East was by association responsible for us knowing what...

Everyday Things that we Say without Knowing from Where They Originate.

The English language includes a number of funny expressions that we may not know the history of, here are a few that we do...

Find Out More about History of a County Durham Community

Those interested in finding out more about the history of a County Durham community and how aristocratic families lived in days gone by can...

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