County Durham Gets Back to Normal as Snow Eases Off

With the heavy snows and extreme wintery weather finally slackening off, County Durham is rapidly getting back to normal.  Almost all the roads that were...

Holocaust Survivor Meets County Durham Pupils

A German woman who fled the Holocaust as a child has given a talk to school pupils in County Durham. Ruth Barnett spoke to Year...

More Durham Teaching Assistants Vote to Strike

Last week, this magazine reported that County Durham’s teaching assistants who belong to the Unison trade union had voted to strike. Now the members...

New County Durham Centre Offers Help for Drug and Alcohol Addictions

An innovative centre offering help for those struggling with drug and alcohol addictions has opened in County Durham.  Saddler House Recovery Centre, funded by Durham...

Armed Forces Day Is on Saturday 27th June

Armed Forces Day takes place on Saturday 27 June and is a special salute to those who served, or who have served, in our...

Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2019 Dates Revealed

A popular County Durham food festival is set to return next year. The Bishop Auckland Food Festival will take place on Saturday 13th and Sunday...

Beer, bites & ‘Gingo’ at Bishop Auckland Food Festival

A series of foodie – and boozy – workshops will be on offer this spring at a popular County Durham food festival.

Robert Smith of The Cure Becomes Patron for Heart Research UK

Robert Smith, of the alternative rock band The Cure, has become a Patron for national charity Heart Research UK. Robert, who is the only continuous...

Huge Numbers of Fish Released into North East Rivers

Massive numbers of fish have been put into the north east’s rivers to improve the environmental health of the region’s watercourses. The Environment Agency has...

Enjoy a Stunning Winter Stroll with Walk Durham this January

Though it may be tempting to stay huddled up indoors with a warm cup of tea in these colder, darker months, a surprising amount...

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