Wednesday, July 17, 2019



Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro graphics

Durham County Council is offering local residents an Olympic deal in a bid to boost fitness levels. The County Council’s ten leisure centres will grant free sessions to people inspired by the Olympic and...
St Hellen's Church - commons.wikimedia.org

An ancient church, which is steeped in history, has received a grant of nearly £95,000 to fund vital repairs to its roof. The custodians of the grade-one listed St Helen’s Church, in the village...

  Once again it is ‘A’ Level results time, and very shortly GCSE results will follow, and with them the aspirations of many of our young people will be confirmed. Television channels and newspapers will...
Durham University Graduation Ceremony

It has been revealed that almost ninety percent of Durham University’s students are satisfied with their courses. This year’s National Student Satisfaction (NSS) survey indicates that eighty-nine percent are happy with their university experience....
Medical Detection Dogs' website - medicaldetectiondogs.org.uk

A professor from Durham University has received a grant from the prestigious Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to conduct research on using dogs to detect malaria. Professor Steve Lindsay, from Durham’s School of Biological...
Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro graphics

It would be remiss not to celebrate and take the opportunity to congratulate Amy Tinkler on winning her Bronze Medal at the Rio Olympic Games in the Women’s Floor events. This Durham lass who...
Durham Lumiere Festival - en.wikipedia.org

It has been confirmed that the Lumiere Festival will take place in Durham in 2017. It will be the first time the extravaganza of lights has run in the city for two years in a...
airplane - pixabay.com

A ninety-year old ex-Durham Miner has seen a lifelong dream come true. Grandfather George Simpson, from Coxhoe, near Durham, went up in a light aircraft as a ninetieth birthday treat. Mr Simpson’s son, Peter,...
Free Trims to Help Durham's Homeless - Haircuts4Homeless.com

A community group will soon be offering free haircuts to Durham’s homeless. Haircuts4Homeless, a charity established by experienced hairdresser Stewart Roberts, has been operating in various parts of the country for some time and...
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,...

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