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Durham University in 90% Student Satisfaction Rating

It has been revealed that almost ninety percent of Durham University’s students are satisfied with their courses. This year’s National Student Satisfaction (NSS) survey...

Durham Academic Uses Dogs to Detect Malaria

A professor from Durham University has received a grant from the prestigious Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to conduct research on using dogs to...

The Gold Rush is a Spectacular Success, and Durham is in...

Like so many others, this weekend I have been captivated by the success of the Great Britain Team winning Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals,...

Festival of Lights Set to Return in 2017

It has been confirmed that the Lumiere Festival will take place in Durham in 2017. It will be the first time the extravaganza of lights...

Messing About on the River

As we start the wind down from the school year and look forward to the long summer holidays many youth organisations are likely to...

Ninety-Year-Old Ex-Miner Takes First Flight

A ninety-year old ex-Durham Miner has seen a lifelong dream come true. Grandfather George Simpson, from Coxhoe, near Durham, went up in a light...

Looking for Something to do with the Children? Look no further,...

In our busy lives we tend to see things that are incongruous but because we are so busy we don’t register what they are...

Looking for Treasure Trove? Uncover Free Books are at your Local...

There are 39 Libraries in County Durham including three in Durham City, they belong to all of us and are not just the province...

Save Our Hedgehogs

Years ago there was a tasteless joke circulating, ‘Why did the hedgehog cross the road? To visit its flat mate’. The point is when...

Behind Every Great Man there is a Great Woman?

We live in interesting times, do we not? Currently we have the enervating spectacle of our politicians fighting it out on both sides of...

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