Sunday, December 15, 2019
Britain in Bloom 2

Durham City, hoping for yet another victory in the Britain in Bloom contest, welcomed judges from the competition earlier this week. The judges – from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom UK Finals...

Since the announcement of its construction in 2016, the Riverwalk shopping centre has promised a local economic boost in the form of 120 new retail and service jobs on top of the 195 construction...
St John's Hall meadowfield 1 group shot

A County Durham village hall that was destroyed by fire has been replaced by a modern state-of-the-art building. St John’s Hall in Meadowfield was devastated by a blaze in March 2014. The recent opening of...
Brass 2 Crook Mr Wilsons

Record-breaking numbers of people have enjoyed County Durham’s BRASS festival this year. The festival – a 10-day celebration of a diverse range of brass-based music – attracted over 42,000 music fans. BRASS – which ended with...
Cllr Marshall with the flag

County Durham has been celebrating England’s recent Cricket World Cup triumph. From providing venues to providing players, the county has contributed to a great World Cup and England’s historic win. In addition to County Durham hosting...
Image 3- Library Space Chase

Kids in County Durham this summer will have the chance to take part in a fascinating moon-based adventure – all courtesy of County Durham’s libraries. The libraries are offering children an exciting way of keeping...
Binchester 1

After a good few centuries, the Romans will once again be marching on County Durham – for Binchester Roman Fort’s annual festival. The festival – on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July – will give...
Redhills

A historic building in which Durham miners took history-making decisions is in need of funding. The Durham Miners’ Association (DMA) have ambitious plans both to preserve the heritage of their Redhills base and to transform...
Dave Wafer

Work has begun on a £4.5-million scheme to improve a vital County Durham junction. The work – on Junction 61 of the A1 (M) at Bowburn – will see new lanes constructed and existing lanes...
Electric bin lift

New cutting-edge technology has been trialled in County Durham, as part of efforts both to keep the streets clean and fight against climate change. An electric bin lift and electric road sweeper have been piloted...

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