Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Festive Markets to Grace Durham in Run-up to Christmas

A number of fantastic markets are due to take place in Durham City at which Christmas shoppers can stock up on food, drinks and gifts for the festive season. The City of Durham Farmers’ and...
Gala Theatre to Stage Improvised Panto

On Friday this week, Durham’s Gala Theatre will stage a panto with a difference. Audiences are encouraged to leave their kids behind and to expect a somewhat unusual type of show. For one night only,...
Stay away from the water, Christmas Revellers Told

Partygoers, drinkers and clubbers have been urged to avoid rivers and other bodies of water when under the influence of alcohol this Christmas. According to statistics, over a third of adults who drowned accidently...
Durham's MP Praises Work of Food Banks

The Labour MP for Durham, Roberta Blackman Woods, has highlighted the large numbers of people who are reliant on Britain’s food banks. Professor Blackman Woods was recently at the Tesco Extra store in Durham’s Gilesgate...
Local Art Group Produce Textiles for Durham Cathedral Exhibition

Members of Shadforth Art Group have made a number of textiles which will be hung in the community galleries in Durham Cathedral’s Open Treasure exhibition. The group, with the help of Wendy Stoker from Made...
Durham Cathedral Education Team Wins Sandford Award

Durham Cathedral’s education team has won a national award which recognises excellence in educational programmes at heritage sites. The team won the prestigious Sandford Award thanks to the widening range of high quality learning...
More Foster Carers Needed in County Durham

Durham County Council is appealing for more foster carers. Although the number of foster carers in County Durham is rising, the council says that more are still needed to provide a loving home for...
Durham May Be Voted Britain's Favourite Cathedral

Durham Cathedral may soon be declared to be the nation’s favourite. Our city’s stunning building has been nominated for this accolade by LandLove Magazine. In the LandLove Magazine Awards 2016, Durham Cathedral will face stiff...
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...
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...

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