Durham News

Sedgefield Community College Named One Of The best In The Country

Sedgefield Community College Named One Of The best In The Country

A County Durham secondary school, which has been named one of the best in the country, has been congratulated on its success. Durham County Council has praised all staff and pupils at Sedgefield Community College...
X Factor's Sam Lavery Sings Slowed-down Disco Stomper

X Factor’s Sam Lavery Sings Slowed-down Disco Stomper

On this week’s X Factor, Sam Lavery delivered a powerful interpretation of Gloria Gaynor’s disco classic I Will Survive. But Sam’s version slowed the Seventies smash down, triggering a mixed response from the judges. Last...
Durham County Council Strikes Optimistic Note for 2017

Durham County Council Strikes Optimistic Note for 2017

Durham County Council leader Simon Henig has used his first address of the year to deliver an upbeat speech. Despite the uncertainty of Brexit and ongoing austerity – the council has already suffered budget...
Covid-19 Lateral Flow Test To Help Employees' Return To Work In The New Year

Covid-19 Lateral Flow Test To Help Employees’ Return To Work In The New Year

With the Christmas break fast approaching, now is the time to ensure that once the festivities are over employees are Covid-free and safe to return to work. Durham-based Medi-Inn (UK) Ltd, a supplier of medical...
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 Prepares for Magical Lantern Procession and Xmas Markets

Durham Christmas Festival to Return for 25th Anniversary

Durham Christmas Festival is to return this festive season – with this year marking the event’s 25th anniversary. The festival – often seen as one of the best Christmas festivals in the UK – will...
Durham's Whorlton Bridge To Close Until Further Notice

Durham’s Whorlton Bridge To Close Until Further Notice

A historic County Durham bridge is due to close after an assessment found it is no longer able to support pedestrians in its current condition. Whorlton Bridge, near Barnard Castle, will be closed to all...
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...

Durham’s Young Stylists Reach Final of National Hairdressing Competition

Four stylish young stylists from Durham have styled their way into the finals of a national student hairdressing competition, Concept Hair Apprentice of the Year 2020. The event took place at New College Durham on...
Council Bids For £46.8 Million Bid To Restore Historic Town

Council Bids For £46.8 Million Bid To Restore Historic Town

A County Durham town is hoping to receive a significant economic boost and become a world-class visitor destination with the submission of a bid for almost £50 million in regeneration funding. Last year, Bishop Auckland...

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