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Durham University Ranked as 4th Best in the UK

Durham University has been ranked as the fourth best higher education institution in the country, according to The Guardian University League Tables for 2018.The fourth placed ranking is the highest Durham has ever achieved...
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FA Boost Helps Durham City AFC ‘Stay in the Game’

A grant from the Football Association is to give a boost to Durham’s local soccer side Durham City AFC.The FA has awarded the club a £750 grant as part of its Stay in the...
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West End Star Coming Home to Durham for BRASS Festival

A star of London’s West End will be returning to his Durham roots to perform at the city’s BRASS festival.Matt Gent, from Page Bank near Spennymoor, learnt his stagecraft at Durham’s Gala Theatre Stage...
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Durham University Professor Gets Top Doc Job

Pali Hungin, a Durham University lecturer and ex-GP, has recently been appointed president of the British Medical Association. He will be in the prestigious post for one year. The British Medical Association, or BMA,...

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...
Durham Teaching Assistants Vote to Strike

Durham Teaching Assistants Vote to Strike

In the latest chapter of the long-running dispute between Durham County Council and its teaching assistants, the TAs represented by Unison have voted to take strike action. The dispute centres on changes the council would...
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Award-Winning Funny Man Ivo Graham to Play Durham Gala Theatre

The award-winning comedian Ivo Graham will be calling in at Durham’s Gala Theatre this autumn to perform his acclaimed Motion Sickness show.Ivo – the comically apologetic alumni of Oxford University and Eton – will...
Government files on the Battle of Orgreave May Be Released

Government Files on Battle of Orgreave May Be Released

Files held by the government relating to the Battle of Orgreave – a bloody confrontation between striking miners and the police on June 18th 1984 – may be released next year.Home secretary Amber Rudd...

Bishop Auckland Food Festival Goes Online

The Council’s annual Bishop Auckland Food Festival, originally scheduled to take place on 18 and 19 April, was cancelled, so a virtual food festival will support the traders instead With the nation under state lockdown...
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Durham Gates shopping centre’s £30m revamp to include a “boutique” cinema.

Durham Gates shopping centre's £30m revamp to include a “boutique” cinema.The Durham Gates Shopping Centre in central Durham City presently hosts more than 40 diverse retail shops augmenting the City centre by its presence...

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