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Lawyers Running Relay Marathons to Raise Money for Brain Cancer Research

David Low and Steven Allan are running the equivalent of TEN marathons over thirty days to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research. Inspired to take up running by a close mutual friend who recently died...
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Deadline Approaching for Those Who Want Postal Votes or Aren’t Registered

With the general election coming up in December, the deadline is approaching fast for County Durham residents who need to apply for a postal vote or who are not on the electoral register. Postal votes...
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Lights to Go off in Durham for Earth Hour 2018

County Durham’s residents, companies and schools are being encouraged to switch their lights off for one hour as part of the Earth Hour 2018 project. Organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Earth...
Man Walks from Northern England to Poland for Charity

Man Walks from Northern England to Poland for Charity

A man has walked all the way from the north of England to Poland for a charitable cause. Gordon Wilson covered a grand total of 1537.7 kilometres in aid of the Lions Clubs International...

Traveller Stopover Areas Closed Following Appleby Fair Cancellation

Temporary Stop Over Areas (TSOAs) in County Durham will not be in operation this summer as a result of Government guidance on coronavirus. Durham County Council usually provides 10 areas across the county as stopovers...
Fun-Packed Activities For Youngsters At Bishop Auckland Town Hall This Summer Holiday!

Fun-Packed Activities For Youngsters At Bishop Auckland Town Hall This Summer Holiday!

From gladiatorial combat to Roman mosaic crafts, Bishop Auckland Town Hall has a horde of activities to keep youngsters entertained throughout the summer school holidays. Children aged five and over can enjoy an exciting Roman...

Taxpayer Funded Food Banks and Food Delivery Around Willington

Hot nourishing meals are being offered to vulnerable people in Willington, Crook and surrounding areas, with support from a local council partnership. Using taxes awarded by Durham County Council’s 3 Towns Area Action Partnership (AAP),...
Durham Prepares for Magical Lantern Procession and Xmas Markets

Durham Christmas Festival to Return for 25th Anniversary

Durham Christmas Festival is to return this festive season – with this year marking the event’s 25th anniversary. The festival – often seen as one of the best Christmas festivals in the UK – will...
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Students Warned about River Safety as Freshers’ Week Kicks off

With Durham City full of new students as the university’s Freshers’ Week begins, concerns have been raised about river safety. Over the last few years Durham – along with other university cities like York –...
Invitation To Join This Year's International Climate Change Debate

Invitation To Join This Year’s International Climate Change Debate

Schools across County Durham are being invited to collaborate with children and young people from around the world to learn, think and discuss climate change ahead of this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference...

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