Monday, November 18, 2019

Whilst delighting in our mother tongue I take great pleasure and amusement from some of the commonly used sayings and how they came into...

The English language includes a number of funny expressions that we may not know the history of, here are a few that we do...

Dumb animals indeed! Few people fail to be impressed by the sight of a Guide Dog and Owner walking the streets of Durham, and...
Durham Botanical Gardens

Spectacular gardens tended with many hours of tender loving care have brought success to Durham City and County in the Royal Horticultural Society’s Northumbria...
STRICTLY ST CUTHBERT’S

Armchair dancers across the Country are once again engrossed in the BBC Dance Spectacular Strictly Come Dancing, and the bets are on about who will...
wings-appeal-raf

Many young people are attracted to the armed services seeing the glory of the past and the prospects of a fine career in the...
Poppy

On September 15th 1916 The Durham Light Infantry paid a terrible price losing four hundred and five brave young men on the Regiments Bloodiest...

  There is group of Angels in Nurses uniforms ready to spring into action for people who are in need of their specialised help. When...
Durham Hospitals Radio

Those of us who have experienced being in hospital will know well the seemingly endless boredom that occurs between being treated by Angels dressed...
stoptober-durham-magazine

Once again the NHS ‘Stoptober Campaign’ to help smokers kick the habit is upon us. The noxious weed-tobacco-causes illness and possible loss of life,...

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