Light Installation among Durham Events Planned to Mark End of WWI

A new light installation may be set up in Millennium Place, Durham City, to honour County Durham soldiers who died in the First World...

County Durham Suffragette Wins National Recognition

A suffragette and labour activist from County Durham has gained national recognition for her role in the struggle for the right of women to...

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...

Trace your Family Tree in County Durham this Spring

County Durham’s residents will soon have the chance to learn how to trace their family histories.This spring will see the return of the popular...

Holocaust Survivor Meets County Durham Pupils

A German woman who fled the Holocaust as a child has given a talk to school pupils in County Durham.Ruth Barnett spoke to Year...

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...

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...

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...

Hear the Fascinating Stories of North East Brides through the Ages

An illustrated talk later this month will outline the fascinating history of brides in the north east. The talk, featuring wedding photos from the archives...

‘Hell Broke Loose’ – Rare WWI Photos Go on Show in...

Rare photographs from the First World War are now on show at Durham County Record Office. The photographs show a British raid on a German...

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