Sunday, September 15, 2019
Edible planting school pupils

Schoolchildren from across Durham City have been tending city centre gardens of delicious edible plants. Some of their produce has been used in local restaurants and the kids’ efforts might just win Durham a prestigious...
SME power funding

Small and medium-sized County Durham businesses are to receive a £160,000 boost to help them cut carbon emissions. As well as being good for the environment, this investment should help the SMEs (small and medium-sized...
Guanless Bridge (3)

The remains of a historically important County Durham bridge have received a much-needed makeover. Gaunless Bridge, West Auckland, was once a vital thoroughfare for the pioneering Stockton and Darlington Railway. It is believed to have...
Secret Garden

A classic children’s story will be brought to life in Durham’s Wharton Park this weekend. Saturday 10th August will see a performance of The Secret Garden – based on the 1911 novel by Francis Hodgson...
act up

Young people are being invited to take over Durham’s Gala Theatre this summer – in order to create and perform a show of their own. Act Up is a summer school programme that encourages aspiring...
Britain in Bloom 2

Durham City, hoping for yet another victory in the Britain in Bloom contest, welcomed judges from the competition earlier this week. The judges – from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom UK Finals...

Since the announcement of its construction in 2016, the Riverwalk shopping centre has promised a local economic boost in the form of 120 new retail and service jobs on top of the 195 construction...
St John's Hall meadowfield 1 group shot

A County Durham village hall that was destroyed by fire has been replaced by a modern state-of-the-art building. St John’s Hall in Meadowfield was devastated by a blaze in March 2014. The recent opening of...
Brass 2 Crook Mr Wilsons

Record-breaking numbers of people have enjoyed County Durham’s BRASS festival this year. The festival – a 10-day celebration of a diverse range of brass-based music – attracted over 42,000 music fans. BRASS – which ended with...
Cllr Marshall with the flag

County Durham has been celebrating England’s recent Cricket World Cup triumph. From providing venues to providing players, the county has contributed to a great World Cup and England’s historic win. In addition to County Durham hosting...

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