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Plan to Make Durham Uni One of World's Best

Plan to Make Durham Uni One of World’s Best

A ten-year plan has been unveiled, with the aim of making every department of Durham University truly world class. The plan also envisages a growth in student numbers of around 4,000 over the next...
Durham to Revisit ‘Lambton Worm’ Legends

Durham to Revisit ‘Lambton Worm’ Legends

A free public talk, scheduled for the evening of 5th October, will shed fresh light on the intriguing north-east legend of the Lambton Worm. Jamie Beckett will look into the medieval origins of the...
Historic Building between Cathedral and Castle to Be Restored

Historic Building between Cathedral and Castle to Be Restored

A little known historic building located on Palace Green between Durham’s Cathedral and Castle is to be restored. The scaffolding is already up around the former Exchequer and Chancery Building and the aim is...

CRY is the Cardiac Risk in the Young Charity. On Saturday they will Walk...

On Saturday 31st September at 11am the Seventh annual CRY Durham Riverside Walk will take place with participants walking the 8-kilometre course around the City.Walkers may sign up on the day to join in...

Miners’ Band to Play at Bishop’s Funeral

The late former Bishop of Durham David Jenkins will have his life’s work and his commitment to the region honoured by the presence of a band from the Durham Miners’ Association at his funeral.Many...
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Teaching Assistants Reject Council Offer with Mass Rally

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 Botanical Gardens

Gold for Durham is a Blooming Success

Spectacular gardens tended with many hours of tender loving care have brought success to Durham City and County in the Royal Horticultural Society’s Northumbria in Bloom Competition declaring Durham overall winners and Champion of...
STRICTLY ST CUTHBERT’S

Strictly St Cuthbert’s Dance Spectacular 2017, Register Now

Armchair dancers across the Country are once again engrossed in the BBC Dance Spectacular Strictly Come Dancing, and the bets are on about who will be sent to the back benches first.Many of us watching...
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Olympic Rower Joins Water Safety Campaign

Rower Jess Eddie, who won a silver medal in the Rio Olympics, has backed a campaign which warns of the hazards of jumping into rivers during spells of hot weather. The Dying to Be...
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Lest we Forget, Remembrance is Not Just About the Past

On September 15th 1916 The Durham Light Infantry paid a terrible price losing four hundred and five brave young men on the Regiments Bloodiest Day on the Somme. Historians pore over the records and...

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