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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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Durham University Students to Protest at ‘Sky High’ Accommodation Fees

Students at Durham University are organising a petition and a public protest against what they complain are overly expensive student accommodation fees. The students claim that the cost of living in special student accommodation (or...
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There’s Far More than Rowing on Offer at Durham Regatta 2017

In addition to two great days of rowing action, Durham Regatta is set to provide the public with plenty of entertainment on Saturday June 10th and Sunday June 11th.The regatta will feature music, theatre...
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Jeremy Corbyn to Speak at Durham Miners’ Gala 2017

It has been confirmed that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will speak at the 2017 Durham Miners’ Gala on Saturday July 8th.Mr Corbyn spoke at the 2016 Gala, at which he urged Labour-led Durham County...
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Durham Regatta Is Coming and Volunteers Are Needed

The north east’s finest festival of rowing and boats, Durham Regatta, is fast approaching and volunteers are needed to make sure this year’s event is a success. On the weekend of June 10th and 11th,...
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Who Are Durham’s General Election Candidates and Could Labour Lose?

Unless you’ve been enjoying a long vacation in the solar system’s outer reaches, you should know that a general election will take place on 8th June. But do you know what your voting options will...
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Film Director Ken Loach to Speak at Durham Miners’ Gala

Ken Loach, the director of the award-winning film I, Daniel Blake, will be a speaker at this year’s Durham Miners’ Gala.As well as winning a Palme d’Or and Bafta Best British Film Award for...
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Durham Event to Discuss Massive Brexit Impact on Countryside

An event at Durham’s Gala Theatre is set to discuss the enormous impact that Brexit will have on farmers and the countryside.The public debate, which will take place on Friday 12th May at 11.00...
Labour suffered a historic loss in the local elections losing 320 council seats. The party managed to hold onto the Durham County Council

Do the Local Elections Results Signal a Landslide Election?

Do the Local Elections Results Signal a Landslide Election?Labour suffered a historic loss in the local elections losing 320 council seats. The party managed to hold onto the Durham County Council but the Chronicle...
Get Tips from the Very Best Musicians at Durham Brass Festival

Get Tips from the Very Best Musicians at Durham Brass Festival

The Brass Festival is coming to Durham this summer and up-and-coming musicians will have the chance to learn from some of the world’s jazz greats. A summer school – led by ace trombonist Jiggs Whigham...

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