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Local Art Group Produce Textiles for Durham Cathedral Exhibition

Local Art Group Produce Textiles for Durham Cathedral Exhibition

Members of Shadforth Art Group have made a number of textiles which will be hung in the community galleries in Durham Cathedral’s Open Treasure exhibition.The group, with the help of Wendy Stoker from Made...
Durham Cathedral Education Team Wins Sandford Award

Durham Cathedral Education Team Wins Sandford Award

Durham Cathedral’s education team has won a national award which recognises excellence in educational programmes at heritage sites. The team won the prestigious Sandford Award thanks to the widening range of high quality learning...
More Foster Carers Needed in County Durham

More Foster Carers Needed in County Durham

Durham County Council is appealing for more foster carers. Although the number of foster carers in County Durham is rising, the council says that more are still needed to provide a loving home for...
Durham May Be Voted Britain's Favourite Cathedral

Durham May Be Voted Britain’s Favourite Cathedral

Durham Cathedral may soon be declared to be the nation’s favourite. Our city’s stunning building has been nominated for this accolade by LandLove Magazine.In the LandLove Magazine Awards 2016, Durham Cathedral will face stiff...
Durham to Host 'Live' Nativity Play with Real Animals and Baby

Durham to Host ‘Live’ Nativity Play with Real Animals and Baby

Durham Market Place is to host a ‘live’ nativity play, which will feature real camels, a real donkey and a human baby. It will also include shepherds, the three kings, a Mary, a Joseph...
Man Walks from Northern England to Poland for Charity

Man Walks from Northern England to Poland for Charity

A man has walked all the way from the north of England to Poland for a charitable cause. Gordon Wilson covered a grand total of 1537.7 kilometres in aid of the Lions Clubs International...
Historians Trace WWI Tunnel Graffiti Soldiers

Durham Historians Trace WWI Tunnel Graffiti Soldiers

Graffiti discovered in a maze of First World War tunnels has led to a quest by a team of archivists, archaeologists and historians to find out more about the Durham soldiers who scrawled it....
Hopes of Deal in Durham Teaching Assistants' Dispute

Hopes of Deal in Durham Teaching Assistants’ Dispute

There are hopes that a deal might be struck in the long-running pay dispute between Durham County Council and its teaching assistants.Yesterday the council issued a statement saying there had been “productive talks” with...
Durham University Lectures Aim to 'Unpack Brexit'

Durham University Lectures Aim to ‘Unpack Brexit’

Durham University is putting on a programme of public lectures that aim to ‘unpack’ some of the complex issues around Brexit. Experts will give talks looking into the legal, constitutional and economic consequences of...
Durham Constituency Labour Party backs Teaching Assistants

Durham Constituency Labour Party backs Teaching Assistants

The City of Durham Constituency Labour Party (CLP) has voted to support County Durham’s teaching assistants in their dispute with Durham County Council. On Saturday, the constituency party backed motions tabled by its Witton...

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