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Durham Cathedral Restaurant Rated as One of UK's Best

Durham Cathedral Restaurant Rated as One of UK’s Best

Durham Cathedral’s Undercroft Restaurant has been rated as one of the UK’s best tourist eateries. The Undercroft Restaurant came third in a Soil Association league table of twenty eateries at popular visitor attractions.The Soil...
Grayson Perry Banner to Be Displayed in Cathedral Exhibition

Grayson Perry Banner to Be Displayed in Cathedral Exhibition

A banner made by the well-known artist Grayson Perry is due to hang alongside ancient textiles in an exhibition at Durham Cathedral.Entitled Death of a Working Hero, Perry’s Banner was created during a trip...
Historians trace Lives of Scots Soldiers Imprisoned in Durham Cathedral

Historians Trace Lives of Scots Soldiers Imprisoned in Durham Cathedral

Durham researchers have been investigating what happened to around 3,000 Scottish soldiers who were imprisoned in Durham Cathedral.After the Battle of Dunbar, in 1650 – between an English army commanded by Oliver Cromwell and...
Sam Lavery Dedicates X Factor Song to Dad

Sam Lavery Dedicates X Factor Song to Dad

On the X Factor stage last night, Sam Lavery blasted out her rendition of the Girls Aloud hit I’ll Stand by You. She had chosen the tune for the show’s Girl Group vs Boy...
Ian Botham Made Chairman of Durham CCC

Ian Botham Made Chairman of Durham CCC

Sir Ian Botham has been appointed chairman of troubled Durham County Cricket Club. The former England hero and famous all-rounder will take up his new position on February 1st, after he has finished media...
Durham Schools to Close Due to Teaching Assistant Strikes

Durham Schools to Close Due to Teaching Assistant Strikes

Schools across County Durham are to be hit by industrial action staged by teaching assistants. On 8th and 9th November, teaching asisstants belonging to Unison and the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) will...
No Official Enquiry into Orgreave, Says Home Secretary

No Official Enquiry into Orgreave, Says Home Secretary

Yesterday the home secretary Amber Rudd announced that there would be no statutory enquiry or independent review into the infamous ‘Battle of Orgreave’. The Battle of Orgreave occurred on June 18th 1984, when a...
Durham Schools Rewarded for International Awareness

Durham Schools Rewarded for International Awareness

More than a dozen schools from County Durham have been recognised by the British Council for their outstanding international teaching and learning. This recognition is the result of an award scheme Durham County Council...
Durham to Stage Exhibition on Hearing Voices

Durham to Stage Exhibition on Hearing Voices

Durham is due to stage the world’s first exhibition on the topic of hearing voices. The exhibition, which will be held in the Palace Green Library from 5th November 2016 to 26th February 2017,...
Durham Internet Bank Rated as One of UK's Top Tech Companies

Durham Internet Bank Rated as One of UK’s Top Tech Companies

An innovative Durham-based bank has been rated as the UK’s best tech finance company. Atom offers a cutting-edge banking service which has no high street branches, but just uses an app that relies on...

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