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Mount Oswald Residents Shape the Future of Central Park with Creative Ideas

Mount Oswald Residents Shape the Future of Central Park with Creative Ideas

Families on the Mount Oswald estate in Durham City have been putting their ideas down on paper for what they’d like to see happening on the estate’s central park. Working with the Mount Oswald Residents’...
AR Power Completes Major Solar Installation for County Durham College

AR Power Completes Major Solar Installation for County Durham College

North East commercial solar and battery storage installer AR Power recently completed a large rooftop panel installation for a County Durham FE college as part of a £4m capital investment programme. The Washington-based company, which...
Helena Rosa Duncombe Shafto: Celebrating a Legacy of Service with a Blue Plaque

Helena Rosa Duncombe Shafto: Celebrating a Legacy of Service with a Blue Plaque

A blue plaque has been unveiled on a house once lived in by the first Honorary Freewoman of Durham. Helena Rosa Duncombe Shafto OBE was bestowed with the honour “in appreciation of her devoted labours...
Celebrate Eve's Legacy: The New Eve Suite at The Manor House Hotel & Spa

Celebrate Eve’s Legacy: The New Eve Suite at The Manor House Hotel & Spa

A North East horror character created by film director Dean Midas is set to be immortalised with her own room at The Manor House Hotel & Spa in West Auckland. On Monday 8th July, Room 18...
Public Consultation on Durham's Biodiversity and Heritage Planning Documents

Public Consultation on Durham’s Biodiversity and Heritage Planning Documents

Four consultation sessions will take place next month as Durham County Council seeks views on a series of new planning documents. The new Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs) provide detailed advice and guidance on specific aspects...
Major Refurbishment to Temporarily Close Historic Causeway Bridge in County Durham

Major Refurbishment to Temporarily Close Historic Causeway Bridge in County Durham

A County Durham bridge is to close temporarily for essential maintenance work. The Causeway Bridge in Wolsingham is currently scheduled to close to pedestrians and traffic for 20 weeks from 22 July, for work that...
Celebrate the Arts at Bishop Auckland's Inaugural Summer Fest at Auckland Castle

Celebrate the Arts at Bishop Auckland’s Inaugural Summer Fest at Auckland Castle

A new arts festival is coming to Bishop Auckland which promises to bring residents and tourists visiting the area, closer to music, cinema and live performances.  Organised by The Auckland Project, a regeneration charity and...
New Mayor of Durham, Liz Brown, Focuses on Supporting Local Charities

New Mayor of Durham, Liz Brown, Focuses on Supporting Local Charities

A councillor who has served Durham for seven years is hoping to use her new civic role to raise money for charity. Cllr Liz Brown begins her term as Mayor of Durham for 2024/25, having...
Limelight Orchestra Brings Bond Classics to Life in Durham

Limelight Orchestra Brings Bond Classics to Life in Durham

The full-blown sound of a leading symphony orchestra performing the iconic music of Bond in Durham Cathedral will be the perfect escape into the world of the silver screen’s most famous spy. The Music of...
Explore Prehistoric Giants at Bishop Auckland Town Hall's New Exhibitions

Explore Prehistoric Giants at Bishop Auckland Town Hall’s New Exhibitions

Visitors are invited to step back in time with two new exhibitions showing the giant prehistoric monsters that once roamed the UK and Europe. Carboniferous Monsters will be at Bishop Auckland Town Hall this summer...