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...
Muddy Choir 1

Durham’s Gala Theatre is to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with a play exploring the conflict’s impact on three north-east soldiers. The Muddy Choir chronicles how the young...
Metal Matters launch photo

Do you know that each year County Durham gets through 287 million cans, foil trays and aerosols? Annually, the average household uses 600 food tins, 380 drink cans, 27 aerosols and 182 foil trays. But,...
English Touring Opera Radamisto

Durham is set to host some incredible opera performances this month, along with workshops that will give local kids an insight into the artform. The performances will provide operatic takes on biblical epics, Greek myths...
Panto reminder image two

The pantomime at Durham’s Gala Theatre this year is Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – and, with tickets selling fast, families are advised to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. In the...
Refill 3

County Durham residents will soon be able to fill up their water bottles for free at parks, theatres, museums and council offices. In partnership with Northumbrian Water, Durham County Council has joined the Refill campaign...
Freemans Quay

The achievements of a legendary Durham swimmer are now on display at Freeman’s Quay Leisure Centre. Visitors will be able to view a prestigious trophy won by Durham-born Norman W. Sarsfield OBE MC (1920 –...
job no 1001 Miners Hymns Performance 16 July 2016 at Durham Cathedral

The Durham Hymns – songs that echo the voices of those affected by the First World War – will be performed again in Durham to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the...

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