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Time Running Out to Apply for County Durham Primary School Places

County Durham’s parents are being reminded that only a limited time is left to apply for primary school places. The deadline for applications for the next academic year (beginning September 2019) is Tuesday...
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Strictly Come Dancing Stars to Perform in Durham

Stars from the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing will soon be strutting their stuff at Durham’s Gala Theatre. Four professionals from the hit programme will be heading to Durham to perform in two evening shows bursting...
Bellway Begins Work On Final Homes At Durham Golf Course Site

Bellway Begins Work On Final Homes At Durham Golf Course Site

Construction is underway on the final homes at new housing development being built on a former golf course in Durham. Bellway Durham has begun work on the last nine plots at The Green, a development...
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Addams Family Musical to Spook Durham Theatre Goers

The Addams Family – the creepy, macabre and often darkly funny take on the all-American family unit – are set to entertain Durham theatre goers this week. Having already been the subject of several films...
The Devil's Stone: A Red Carpet Premiere Unveils County Durham's Newest Horror Gem

The Devil’s Stone: A Red Carpet Premiere Unveils County Durham’s Newest Horror Gem

New horror short, The Devil's Stone was given a red carpet Premiere in Durham at the Odeon Luxe this week. It is a brand-new movie from award-winning County Durham filmmaker Dean Midas. The film features...
Shop Local Online with Durham Markets

Shop Local Online with Durham Markets

Durham Market Hall has launched its first online shop with goods from its independent traders arriving by eco-friendly delivery service. Durham Markets is working closely with ZMOVE to provide a zero-emissions delivery service within a...
Durham's Spectacular Heritage Coast in the Spotlight for Year of the Coast

Durham’s Spectacular Heritage Coast in the Spotlight for Year of the Coast

Durham’s spectacular heritage coastline is under the spotlight this year as part of a nationwide campaign to promote England’s coast as a sustainable year-round destination. 2023 has been designated as the Year of the Coast...
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There’s Far More than Rowing on Offer at Durham Regatta 2017

In addition to two great days of rowing action, Durham Regatta is set to provide the public with plenty of entertainment on Saturday June 10th and Sunday June 11th. The regatta will feature music, theatre...
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Spanish Ambassador Pays a Visit to County Durham

The most senior Spanish official in Britain paid a visit to County Durham last week. His Excellency Don Carlos Bastarreche Sagues, Spain’s Ambassador to the UK, toured Durham’s World Heritage Site and Bishop Auckland as...
Celebrating The Vital Work Occupational Therapists!

Celebrating The Vital Work Occupational Therapists!

The vitally important work of occupational therapists is to be celebrated as part of World Occupational Therapy Day. Across Durham County Council, those in the profession will be promoting their service today, Wednesday 27 October,...

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