Thursday, June 27, 2019



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Remember the last time you got caught in a shower and were thankful your smartphone didn’t go haywire? Well, you’ve got a university professor to thank for that who’s based right here in Durham....

A Durham University student has recently completed a 950-mile pilgrimage on foot to the site of the Somme, the First World War’s bloodiest battle. Twenty-two-year-old Jordan Blunsom spent over a month walking up to...
Durham City Twin Towns

Do you know that Durham has no less than eleven twin towns or districts? In this article, we’ll take a quick look at each one and see what, if anything, they might have in...
The Kingdom of Lesotho is made up mostly of highlands

Right now Durham is enjoying a visit from some very distinguished royal guests – but it’s not the Queen or Charles or Camilla who you’re likely to be glimpsing around our region. Our distinguished...
Durham Miner Gala

 Durham Miners Gala Held every year on the second Saturday in July the Durham Miners Gala is almost upon us. The 122nd Gala will again wend its way through the City to the beat of...
Scouts Durham City, Co.Durham Scouts

Since Lord Baden Powell laid down the foundations stones of the Scouting movement the organisation has grown into a Worldwide movement of which the great man would rightly be proud. The Scout Groups in and...

There will be a Craft Market held in Durham Market Place on Sunday 19th June, with a vast assortment of produce on offer. Organisers Crafts in Durham are hosting the event that will run...
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...
Pre-Application Open Days

The Regatta has been a feature of Durham life since 1834, very much in keeping with the indomitable spirit of the people of the North East and the cultural richness of our fair City. The...
Pre-Application Open Days

Students wishing to enter Durham University, England’s premier ‘red brick’ University, should be actively planning now for the September 2016 intake. To facilitate prospective students in making the correct choice the University is running...

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