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Gift of Life: Bea's Christmas Miracle

Gift of Life: Bea’s Christmas Miracle

Two-year-old Beatrix has a brand-new heart: the best Christmas present her family could ask for. The toddler from Burnopfield, County Durham had a heart transplant in July after being kept alive by a mechanical (Berlin)...
Durham Cathedral in Lego Wins Two Awards and May Win Another

Durham Cathedral in Lego Wins Two Awards and May Win Another

A few months ago this magazine reported on a scale model of Durham Cathedral made entirely out of Lego. In addition to raising over £300,000 to help with the cost of the cathedral’s Open...

Mount Oswald Manor Restoration Project Gains Wolfson Foundation Funding

The Council submitted a planning application last month to restore and refurbish the Grade II-listed Mount Oswald Manor as a home for the county’s archive, heritage and registration services. Now the authority has been told...
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Festival of Lights Set to Return in 2017

It has been confirmed that the Lumiere Festival will take place in Durham in 2017. It will be the first time the extravaganza of lights has run in the city for two years in a...

Massive Amounts of Public Snow Missing: Council Responsible

Gritters were having a big old gritting party all across the land last night, in readiness for the heavy snowfall today that people were relying on to get them off of work or school. 50...
Regeneration Strategy To Enhance Towns and Villages Across County Durham

Regeneration Strategy To Enhance Towns and Villages Across County Durham

Tackling the problems caused by derelict buildings and land is a key focus of ambitious plans to enhance towns and villages across County Durham. Next week, Durham County Council’s Cabinet will be asked to endorse...
Extension Of The Kype Muir Wind Farm Underway

Extension Of The Kype Muir Wind Farm Underway

Construction work on the UK’s first onshore wind farm with 200m-tall turbines has started after Banks Renewables secured new funding agreements with Greencoat UK Wind at the start of the year. The 15-turbine extension to...
Citrus Durham Submits Application For Industrial Development At Integra 61

Citrus Durham Submits Application For Industrial Development At Integra 61

Citrus Durham has submitted a reserved matters application to Durham County Council for the delivery of the next phase of industrial development, to be known as Evolution@Integra61, within its £300m mixed-use development at J61...
Bishop Auckland's Transformation: Modern Bus Station and Enhanced Parking on the Horizon

Bishop Auckland’s Transformation: Modern Bus Station and Enhanced Parking on the Horizon

Preparations are set to kick off in the near future for the construction of a fresh bus station and enhanced car parking amenities in Bishop Auckland. Following the summer approval of the new bus station...
County Durham Bids For Great British Railways Headquarters

County Durham Bids For Great British Railways Headquarters

County Durham’s illustrious rail heritage, thriving train building industry and pioneering cultural and economic ambitions make it the ideal home for the Great British Railways (GBR) headquarters. That is the message from Durham County Council,...

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