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Burial Urns, Cooking Pots and a Life-Sized Chariot – New Exhibition Brings Ancient Middle-East...

If you’ve ever fancied posing as an ancient charioteer, you now have the chance thanks to a new exhibition about life in ancient Lebanon, staged by Durham University’s Oriental Museum. The exhibition includes a...
The Blues Band to Return to Durham's Gala Theatre

The Blues Band to Return to Durham’s Gala Theatre

The Blues Band, which features Tom McGuinness and Paul Jones from 1960s stars Manfred Mann, will play at Durham’s Gala Theatre on February 4th. The Blues Band will grace Durham after having completed a string...
Durham Prepares for Magical Lantern Procession and Xmas Markets

Durham Prepares for Magical Lantern Procession and Xmas Markets

Durham’s three-day Christmas Festival is due to begin this year on Friday 2nd December. And the festival’s stunning highlight will be the Children’s Lantern Procession on Saturday December 3rd. 300 children, carrying lanterns, will process...

Durham’s Outdoor Market Returns Saturday June 13th

Durham Markets Company has announced it is resuming Saturday Outdoor Markets from Saturday, June 13th. The weekly market in Durham Market Place will be open from 9am until 4.30pm, bringing a range of stalls including...
Durham Cathedral Restaurant Rated as One of UK's Best

Durham Cathedral Restaurant Rated as One of UK’s Best

Durham Cathedral’s Undercroft Restaurant has been rated as one of the UK’s best tourist eateries. The Undercroft Restaurant came third in a Soil Association league table of twenty eateries at popular visitor attractions. The Soil...
County Durham Care Academy Receives £70K To Support Adult Care Staff

County Durham Care Academy Receives £70K To Support Adult Care Staff

More than £70,000 has been secured to support the training of adult social care staff across County Durham. County Durham Care Academy has been awarded a £70,165 grant by the Workforce Development Fund to help...

Bluebell Meadow Primary: Is it Worth Keeping Two Buildings?

Councillors in County Durham are being recommended to approve the reduction of a school onto a single site The Council’s Cabinet is being encouraged to agree that all children at Bluebell Meadow Primary School be...
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Spooky Play to Celebrate Ancient History of Durham’s Crook Hall

A play is to bring to life the 800-year-old story of Durham’s grade-one-listed manor house Crook Hall, including the legend of its alleged haunting. The White Lady – a Tapestry of Crook Hall will feature...

Pick and Collect Library Service will Launch 6th July

Visits to browse the library are a thing of the past, thanks to a new book collection service. The Council is introducing the ‘pick and collect’ service so that you can access book collections while...
Durham OnAir Partners With Lumley Castle Hotel To Give Away £7500 Worth Of Prizes

Durham OnAir Partners With Lumley Castle Hotel To Give Away £7500 Worth Of Prizes

Local Radio station Durham OnAir has partnered with Lumley Castle Hotel to give away over £7500 worth of prizes over December, in the stations biggest competition since launch earlier this year. Listeners to the station,...

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