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County Durham to Welcome an Array of Specialist Markets Across Eleven Towns

County Durham to Welcome an Array of Specialist Markets Across Eleven Towns

New markets ranging from street food to Christmas markets will be coming to locations across County Durham. Durham County Council has procured specialist social enterprise Baccanalia to organise bespoke markets at 11 centres across the...
Celebrity Chefs Set to Shine at Seaham Food Festival

Celebrity Chefs Set to Shine at Seaham Food Festival

The full celebrity lineup for Seaham Food Festival has been confirmed with the announcement of the final chefs who will be taking to the cookery stage. The Durham County Council-run festival will return to Seaham’s...
UKEM Steps Up: Sponsorship Keeps Spennymoor Town FC's Community Clubhouse Running

KEM Steps Up: Sponsorship Keeps Spennymoor Town FC’s Community Clubhouse Running

A national energy company has agreed to sponsor and fund a vital County Durham community hub at risk of closure. UK Energy Management (UKEM) has agreed to underwrite the entire running cost of Spennymoor Town...
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Blackman-Woods Boosts Majority as Labour Wins Durham City

Durham City has once again returned Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods as its Labour MP. Dr Blackman Woods has held the seat since 2005. In 2015, she had an impressive majority of 11,439, but that was boosted...
The Transports

Folk Musicians to Deliver Tale of Exile at Durham’s Gala Theatre

Some of Britain’s most respected folk musicians are to deliver a powerful tale of exile and migration at Durham’s Gala Theatre. The Transports – a popular folk opera written by Peter Bellamy, who died in...
BRASS competition launch 2018

Design Your Own Plastic Trombone for Durham BRASS Festival

With County Durham’s BRASS festival approaching, youngsters will get the chance to design a trombone – and then have the instrument made. A competition linked to the 12th BRASS festival will see kids creating eye-catching...
Gym 2

Grab a Month of Free Fitness this Black Friday

For anyone looking to get fitter as Christmas approaches, there’s a great deal on the table this Black Friday. The deal, available at all County Durham’s leisure centres, gives anyone signing up for a direct-debit...
brexit

Brexit Risk to €300 Million of County Durham Funding

Leaving the EU could mean County Durham misses out on a €300 million boost that would have benefitted its economy. County Durham would have been in line to receive the money under the EU Cohesion...
houses

Durham Most Affordable City for Rents in England

While it certainly might not seem like it to everyone who lives there, recent statistics suggest that Durham is the cheapest city in which to rent property in England. Experts generally agree that – in...

Council Announces Financial Support for Residents and Businesses

A series of financial measures to help residents and businesses impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak has been announced by Durham County Council. The authority is to postpone debt recovery action for anyone in council tax...