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Students shining tribute to iconic landmark
Published December 11, 2019 12.03pm
Two student-led art projects designed to celebrate the anniversary of an iconic County Durham structure have culminated with shining success.
Family fun at festive event for new and expectant mothers
Published December 11, 2019 11.19am
Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers are invited to a Christmas-themed celebration where their families can enjoy festive activities.
Santa arrives at Hardwick Park
Published December 09, 2019 11.15am
Father Christmas will be welcoming visitors to his festive yurt for two weekends in the lead up to Christmas.
Hett Hills waste centre extends for Christmas
Published December 06, 2019 1.35pm
Residents having a Christmas clear-out can make the most of extended opening hours at a waste recycling centre this winter.
Telling the story of a rock 'n' roll legend
Published December 06, 2019 1.13pm
As County Durham gets set to celebrate the music and showmanship of the Rolling Stones, the concert's star has been sharing what it is like to play his idol.
Barnard Castle gymnasts celebrate medal success
Published December 06, 2019 1.00pm
Children from a County Durham gymnastics club are celebrating their success in two competitions.
Awards success for County Durham youth services
Published December 03, 2019 11.15am
A dedicated social worker and a service which works with young people who have offended have been recognised at two national awards ceremonies.
Inspirational girl brings festive sparkle to County Durham
Published December 03, 2019 10.06am
A little girl who has brightened up the lives of poorly children across the world, despite battling a brain tumour herself, has been helping to spread festive cheer in her home city.
Coastal path rerouted after cracks lead to closure
Published December 02, 2019 4.51pm
Walkers are being advised of the rerouting of a popular coastal path in County Durham.
Join the gym and pay nothing until January 2020
Published December 01, 2019 5.00am
Sign up to a Direct Debit gym membership between 1 - 15 December and pay nothing until January 2020.
Festive fun for little ones at the Gala Theatre
Published November 29, 2019 11.27am
Little adventurers and their grown-ups can journey to a winter wonderland at a County Durham theatre this Christmas.
Curtain set to rise on popular family pantomime
Published November 27, 2019 12.47pm
Excitement is building for the return of one of County Durham's most popular pantomimes this weekend.
Roll up, roll up for a new interactive exhibition
Published November 27, 2019 10.11am
Families are invited to join in with all the fun of the fair when an engaging new art exhibition and a series of live dance performances premiere at a Durham City art gallery.
Free parking returns for festive shoppers
Published November 27, 2019 9.48am
An annual free parking period has returned to give festive shoppers a small boost to their Christmas budgets.
Schools honoured for international approach to learning
Published November 25, 2019 10.48am
Schools that go the extra mile to encourage pupils to be global citizens with respect for different cultures have been celebrated.
Find the unexpected in your family tree
Published November 22, 2019 10.41am
A family history course will return to give attendees the chance to look at lesser known archives and discover hidden family histories.
Magic for all with accessible Christmas theatre shows
Published November 22, 2019 10.38am
A Durham City theatre will host a series of accessible performances, including its first ever captioned show, to enable everyone to enjoy its festive events.
Safeguarding awareness campaign supported
Published November 21, 2019 2.24pm
Agencies involved in safeguarding adults and children in County Durham have come together as part of a national awareness raising campaign.
Deadline draws near for postal vote applications
Published November 20, 2019 11.25am
Time is running out for County Durham residents who wish to apply for a postal vote for the upcoming general election.
Funding available for National Tree Week
Published November 19, 2019 12.55pm
Grants of up to £150 are available for community groups, parish councils, schools and individuals for tree planting projects in their area.
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