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Day to honour our armed forces
Published June 23, 2020 11.21am
The armed forces will be celebrated by the region's largest local authority this week with its annual flag raising.
Summer in the City festival moves online, with Lumiere-inspired art challenge
Published June 15, 2020 2.56pm
The Summer in the City arts festival is going digital this year.
Headliner announced for online theatre festival
Published June 01, 2020 11.30am
North East comedian Carl Hutchinson will headline a series of virtual theatre performances in County Durham.
Durham BRASS festival cancelled
Published April 23, 2020 10.27am
An international music festival has been cancelled as part of the ongoing national effort to reduce the spread of Coronavirus.
Exploring new heights with return of adventure festival
Published March 11, 2020 12.27pm
Renowned survival expert Ray Mears will be dropping into Durham next month as part of an inspiring line-up at this year's Durham Adventure Festival.
Exhibition tells untold stories of isolated generation
Published March 05, 2020 10.19am
An older woman sits in her living room, alone. She speaks about her day-to-day experience, an experience that a growing number of older people in our communities face.
Stanley to host international bowls tournament
Published February 12, 2020 4.38pm
The British Isles Indoor Bowls U25 Men's International Series will be hosted in Stanley next month. Supported by Durham County Council and Visit County Durham, the tournament will take place at Stanley Indoor Bowls Centre from 15-16 February, raising Durham's profile as a county recognised for hosting sporting events, but also encouraging local communities to get involved.