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Open Days for New Students in Durham

Students wishing to enter Durham University, England’s premier ‘red brick’ University, should be actively planning now for the September 2016 intake. To facilitate prospective students in making the correct choice the University is running...

Durham Leads Nation in Rubber Road Revolution

Some people are disappointed that it's 2020, and we don't have flying cars. Well, get used to it, there's still plenty of life in good old asphalt thanks to a new technique that adds...
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Work Starts on £4.5 Million Durham Junction Improvement Scheme

Work has begun on a £4.5-million scheme to improve a vital County Durham junction.The work – on Junction 61 of the A1 (M) at Bowburn – will see new lanes constructed and existing lanes...
Durham University Contributes Over £1 Billion to UK Economy

Durham Uni Contributes Over £1 Billion to UK Economy

A study has revealed that Durham University contributes around £1.1 billion to the UK’s economy each year. The study also found that the university has a massive economic presence in the north east, with...
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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 Office.Durham County Record Office is taking part in the national...
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Durham Brass Band a Big Hit in Germany

Members of a County Durham brass band have been wowing the locals in the German city of Tubingen.Five members of the NASUWT Riverside Band visited Tubingen – a partner town of Durham...
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Strictly Come Dancing Stars to Perform in Durham

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...

Lilyella Smethurst Wins a National Writing Competition

Eleven year-old Lilyella Smethurst from Durham, has won a national writing competition, 'My Twist on a Tale', for her modern-day take on Snow White.Children between the ages of 4-16 rewrote their favourite fairy tale,...
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Durham Hymns to Return for First World War Centenary

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...

The Big Meeting: An Interview with John Irvin

Following our review of ‘The Big Meeting’, Durham Magazine caught up with filmmaker John Irvin. Though he's probably best known for his work on shows and films such as Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and Mandela's Gun,...

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