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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...
Durham to Host 'Live' Nativity Play with Real Animals and Baby

Durham to Host ‘Live’ Nativity Play with Real Animals and Baby

Durham Market Place is to host a ‘live’ nativity play, which will feature real camels, a real donkey and a human baby. It will also include shepherds, the three kings, a Mary, a Joseph...
Durham Hospital to Get New £30 Million A&E Department

Durham Hospital to Get New £30 Million A&E Department

The University Hospital of North Durham (UHND), in Durham City, is to receive a new, cutting-edge A&E department. Durham County Council has given the go ahead for the project, which should be completed by...
Phoenix Dance Theatre Coming to Durham - Interview

Phoenix Dance Theatre Coming to Durham – Interview

The internationally renowned contemporary dance company Phoenix Dance Theatre is due to perform in Durham, at the Gala Theatre, on March 7th.Started in Leeds in 1981 by members of the local community, Phoenix Dance...
Early Bird Offers for Muddy Mayhem Fun Day at Hardwick Park

Early Bird Offers for Muddy Mayhem Fun Day at Hardwick Park

Early birds can catch a discount for a mud-filled day of fun in County Durham.On Sunday 1st October, the Muddy Mayhem event will see runners tackling obstacle courses at Hardwick Park, a beautiful expanse...
Busking in Durham

City Centre Buskers to Be Licensed

For the first time, those wishing to busk in Durham’s city centre will be encouraged to go through an audition and apply for a licence. In an attempt to limit noise pollution, the authorities...
Durham Students

Durham Student Accommodation Changes

The Changes Being Made to Make Building Student Accommodations Tougher      Durham County Council are making plans to toughen the plans for anyone building student housing in Durham. They are currently set to approve...
Durham University Graduation Ceremony

Durham University in 90% Student Satisfaction Rating

It has been revealed that almost ninety percent of Durham University’s students are satisfied with their courses. This year’s National Student Satisfaction (NSS) survey indicates that eighty-nine percent are happy with their university experience....
LEGO DURHAM

Durham Cathedral Modelled in Lego

An ambitious model of Durham Cathedral – built entirely out of Lego – is now complete. The sculpture took three years and contains an incredible 300,000 bricks. Members of the public have been encouraged...
Measures Taken in County Durham to Tackle Cyber-Crime

Measures Taken in County Durham to Tackle Cyber-Crime

A number of measures are being taken to keep the residents of County Durham safe from computer criminals who are targeting people through the internet.As criminal activity continues to move online and increasing numbers...

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