Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Palace Green Library, Durham University - en.wikipedia.org

Pali Hungin, a Durham University lecturer and ex-GP, has recently been appointed president of the British Medical Association. He will be in the prestigious post for one year. The British Medical Association, or BMA,...
Artists impression of the new shopping centre

Durham Gates shopping centre's £30m revamp to include a “boutique” cinema. The Durham Gates Shopping Centre in central Durham City presently hosts more than 40 diverse retail shops augmenting the City centre by its presence...
Greggs Strengthen North East Roots with New Durham Store

Greggs bakers have opened a new shop in the Dragonville Retail Park in Durham City. The shop, which has seating and free wi-fi, has created 14 new jobs. Shop manager Joanne Henderson, said, “I’m very...
Maronite from Lebanon - eng.wikipedia.org

If you’ve ever fancied posing as an ancient charioteer, you now have the chance thanks to a new exhibition about life in ancient Lebanon, staged by Durham University’s Oriental Museum. The exhibition includes a...
Ian Botham Made Chairman of Durham CCC

Sir Ian Botham has been appointed chairman of troubled Durham County Cricket Club. The former England hero and famous all-rounder will take up his new position on February 1st, after he has finished media...
Notable Durham University Alumni

Well-Known People Who Studied at Durham University It’s not surprising that a prestigious university like Durham has produced quite a glittering list of alumni. Ex-students and staff have been active in a wide range of...
More Durham Teaching Assistants Vote to Strike

Last week, this magazine reported that County Durham’s teaching assistants who belong to the Unison trade union had voted to strike. Now the members of another union that represents TAs, the Association of Teachers...
County Durham Born UK's Tallest Man Dies

The UK’s tallest man, Neil Fingleton from Gilesgate, Durham, has died. Mr Fingleton, who stood at 7 feet 7 inches, enjoyed a basketball and acting career, appearing in Doctor Who and Game of Thrones. Mr...
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A mass rally of teaching assistants took place last night at the Durham Miners’ Hall in Flass Street. At the rally, hundreds of TAs heard calls from their leaders to reject Durham County Council’s...

Durham County Council is to offer its teaching assistants a ‘final deal’ in a bid to end a long-running dispute over new contracts. The teaching assistants and their supporters have engaged in a summer...

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