Cyber Monday trading standards

County Durham’s bargain seekers have been warned to be on the lookout for substandard goods this Cyber Monday. With record numbers of online purchases expected today (26th November), Durham County Council’s trading standards officers are...
Gym 2

For anyone looking to get fitter as Christmas approaches, there’s a great deal on the table this Black Friday. The deal, available at all County Durham’s leisure centres, gives anyone signing up for a direct-debit...
image courtesy of Jim Kelly, from Flickr Creative Commons

The winners and runners-up in Durham City’s annual awards for the best bars, pubs and clubs were announced at a ceremony last night (Tuesday 20th November). Run by Durham County Council and Durham Constabulary, the...
Big Snowy Christmas Pic 5

County Durham families are invited to enjoy a magical Christmas show in Wharton Park. The Big Snowy Christmas – staged by Little Blue Monster Productions – will be providing festive fun on Saturday 15th and...
PAUL

Stars from the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing will soon be strutting their stuff at Durham’s Gala Theatre. Four professionals from the hit programme will be heading to Durham to perform in two evening shows bursting...
Spitfire

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 Durham Market Place on Sunday 11th November, providing an impressive...
Library 2

County Durham booklovers will soon have the chance to listen to many of the works of their favourite authors – all for free. Hundreds more online audiobooks have now been made available to library users...
Providing warmer homes 1

A scheme aimed at slashing energy bills and cutting CO2 emissions is to be launched in County Durham. The scheme – backed by £2.5 million of EU funding – hopes to do this by providing...
Durham Prepares for Magical Lantern Procession and Xmas Markets

Durham Christmas Festival is to return this festive season – with this year marking the event’s 25th anniversary. The festival – often seen as one of the best Christmas festivals in the UK – will...
Cockton Hill Infants Slow to 20 - v2

A performance poet has been helping kids from four County Durham primary schools get creative in the cause of road safety. In a series of workshops organised by Durham County Council, Bernard Young visited Our...

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