Durham News

Early Bird Offers for Muddy Mayhem Fun Day at Hardwick Park

Early Bird Offers for Muddy Mayhem Fun Day at Hardwick Park

Early birds can catch a discount for a mud-filled day of fun in County Durham.On Sunday 1st October, the Muddy Mayhem event will see runners tackling obstacle courses at Hardwick Park, a beautiful expanse...
Durham County Council Gets Youngsters Involved in Decision Making

Durham County Council Gets Youngsters Involved in Decision Making

Durham County Council has been running a range of schemes to get young people involved in its decision-making processes.  The council, its 14 Action Area Partnerships (AAPs), and other organisations have been working together, and...
Durham School Will Host Radio 4's Any Questions?

Durham School Will Host Radio 4’s Any Questions?

Framwellgate School, in Durham City, is to host a current affairs radio show. Any Questions? – a show in which politicians and public figures answer questions from the public – is set to be...
Durham Country Club May Be Converted into Flats

Durham Country Club May Be Converted into Flats

A former country club based in Durham City may be converted into flats. A planning application has been submitted to turn the grade-two-listed building that housed Durham Country Club into 12 apartments.Durham Country Club...
Appeal Tries to Save Dunelm House from Demolition

Appeal Tries to Save Dunelm House from Demolition

An appeal has been launched to save Dunelm House, an iconic yet controversial Durham building, from the wrecking ball. Dunelm House – a multi-level series of concrete cubes clinging to the cliffs above the River...
The Blues Band to Return to Durham's Gala Theatre

The Blues Band to Return to Durham’s Gala Theatre

The Blues Band, which features Tom McGuinness and Paul Jones from 1960s stars Manfred Mann, will play at Durham’s Gala Theatre on February 4th.The Blues Band will grace Durham after having completed a string...
Over 2000 Youngsters Sign up for DurhamWorks Employment Scheme

Over 2000 Youngsters Sign up for DurhamWorks Employment Scheme

Over 2000 youngsters have now signed up for DurhamWorks, a £17-million project run by Durham County Council that aims to develop young people’s skills, increase their opportunities, mentor them and help them into work.The...
Durham University Awards Honorary Degrees at Winter Graduation

Durham University Awards Honorary Degrees at Winter Graduation

A renowned folk musician and a well-known inventor are set to be awarded honorary degrees at Durham University’s winter graduation ceremonies, which are taking place this week. Kathryn Tickell OBE and Professor John C...
Application Submitted to Build Durham Accommodation for 850 Students

Application Submitted to Build Durham Accommodation for 850 Students

A plan has been submitted to Durham County Council to build accommodation for 850 students. The development would be built by the Banks Group on land that used to be a golf course.The site,...
Durham County Council to Focus on Tackling Poverty

Durham County Council to Focus on Tackling Poverty

Next week, councillors will hear a report on the efforts of Durham County Council and its partners to tackle poverty.Members of the council’s cabinet will be briefed on how effectively the council has...

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