Saturday, August 24, 2019
Jobs Could Be Created at Disused Furniture Factory

A planning application has been submitted to Durham County Council to turn the former site of the Ness Furniture Factory into a business hub. The ex-factory is located near Croxdale, which is between Durham City...
Durham's Landlord Accreditation Scheme Welcomes 100th Member

A Durham County Council initiative that aims to protect tenants and support landlords has reached a significant milestone. The council’s Landlord Accreditation Scheme recently welcomed Paul McFarling as its 100th member. There are now...
Free Trims to Help Durham's Homeless - Haircuts4Homeless.com

A community group will soon be offering free haircuts to Durham’s homeless. Haircuts4Homeless, a charity established by experienced hairdresser Stewart Roberts, has been operating in various parts of the country for some time and...
Exciting Season of Shows Coming up at Durham's Gala Theatre

Tickets are now on sale for a new, exciting season of shows at Durham’s Gala Theatre. With the Brass Festival returning to Durham for its 11th year, the Gala is set to host a number...
95% of Durham Kids Get First Choice Secondary Schools

More than 5,000 County Durham pupils have secured a place at one of their chosen secondary schools for the 2017/18 academic year.  On 1st March, the parents of 5,088 soon-to-be Year 7 children received an...
Punk Poet Dr John Cooper Clarke Coming to Durham - Interview

Legendary punk poet Dr John Cooper Clarke will perform at Durham’s Gala Theatre on Saturday 6th May. Born in Salford, Greater Manchester, John became well-known in the 1970s as a ‘people’s poet’. He toured with...
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...
Durham University Awards Honorary Degrees at Winter Graduation

A renowned folk musician and a well-known inventor are set to be awarded honorary degrees at Durham University’s winter graduation ceremonies, which are taking place this week. Kathryn Tickell OBE and Professor John C...
Over 2000 Youngsters Sign up for DurhamWorks Employment Scheme

Over 2000 youngsters have now signed up for DurhamWorks, a £17-million project run by Durham County Council that aims to develop young people’s skills, increase their opportunities, mentor them and help them into work. The...
Application Submitted to Build Durham Accommodation for 850 Students

A plan has been submitted to Durham County Council to build accommodation for 850 students. The development would be built by the Banks Group on land that used to be a golf course. The site,...

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