Durham News

Medical Detection Dogs' website - medicaldetectiondogs.org.uk

Durham Academic Uses Dogs to Detect Malaria

A professor from Durham University has received a grant from the prestigious Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to conduct research on using dogs to detect malaria. Professor Steve Lindsay, from Durham’s School of Biological...
Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro graphics

Durham Olympics Star Gains Glory.

It would be remiss not to celebrate and take the opportunity to congratulate Amy Tinkler on winning her Bronze Medal at the Rio Olympic Games in the Women’s Floor events. This Durham lass who...
Durham Lumiere Festival - en.wikipedia.org

Festival of Lights Set to Return in 2017

It has been confirmed that the Lumiere Festival will take place in Durham in 2017. It will be the first time the extravaganza of lights has run in the city for two years in a...
airplane - pixabay.com

Ninety-Year-Old Ex-Miner Takes First Flight

A ninety-year old ex-Durham Miner has seen a lifelong dream come true. Grandfather George Simpson, from Coxhoe, near Durham, went up in a light aircraft as a ninetieth birthday treat. Mr Simpson’s son, Peter,...
Free Trims to Help Durham's Homeless - Haircuts4Homeless.com

Free Trims to Help Durham’s Homeless

A community group will soon be offering free haircuts to Durham’s homeless. Haircuts4Homeless, a charity established by experienced hairdresser Stewart Roberts, has been operating in various parts of the country for some time and...
Palace Green Library, Durham University - en.wikipedia.org

Durham University Professor Gets Top Doc Job

Pali Hungin, a Durham University lecturer and ex-GP, has recently been appointed president of the British Medical Association. He will be in the prestigious post for one year. The British Medical Association, or BMA,...
Maronite from Lebanon - eng.wikipedia.org

Burial Urns, Cooking Pots and a Life-Sized Chariot – New Exhibition Brings Ancient Middle-East...

If you’ve ever fancied posing as an ancient charioteer, you now have the chance thanks to a new exhibition about life in ancient Lebanon, staged by Durham University’s Oriental Museum. The exhibition includes a...
Gone but not Forgotten - The Battle of the Somme - en.wikipedia.org

Gone but Not Forgotten

One hundred years on local members of the Royal British Legion are keeping the promise made by so many people across the Country every November 11th, ‘we will remember them.’On July 1st the Royal...
LEGO DURHAM

Durham Cathedral Modelled in Lego

An ambitious model of Durham Cathedral – built entirely out of Lego – is now complete. The sculpture took three years and contains an incredible 300,000 bricks. Members of the public have been encouraged...
Busking in Durham

City Centre Buskers to Be Licensed

For the first time, those wishing to busk in Durham’s city centre will be encouraged to go through an audition and apply for a licence. In an attempt to limit noise pollution, the authorities...

Get Durham Magazine in your inbox.

* indicates required


This will close in 20 seconds