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Showcasing Durham’s Hidden Gems During Heritage Open Days

England’s largest festival of culture and history returns this week, offering free access to some of County Durham’s hidden gems. Heritage Open Days will run from Friday 10 September to Sunday 19 September, and cultural venues and heritage sites across County Durham are taking part. The full programme reflects the rich heritage that exists in […]
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Want To Trace Your Family History?

A new family history course gets underway this month, helping County Durham residents to unearth their family tree. Following its success earlier this year, Durham County Record Office is once again offering the online course for people who would like an introduction to family history research. The course is comprised of three talks and will […]
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Thea Caine Recognised By International Wildlife Charity For Her Passion To Protect Wildlife

Nine-year-old Thea Caine has today been unveiled as Born Free’s newest Junior Ambassador in recognition of her significant contribution towards wildlife conservation and environmental protection. Thea, who lives in Burnopfield, County Durham, has been passionate about making a positive difference for wild animals for the past four years. She is delighted to have been recognised […]
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Two Free Events To Keep You Entertained This Weekend’s August Bank Holiday!

Two Bank Holiday Weekend Reasons to Rediscover Durham Two free events are being staged in Durham over the August Bank Holiday Weekend, designed to encourage people back into the city centre safely!  The first Durham Retro Day takes place on Sunday, August 29th, and Durham Classic Car Show returns on Bank Holiday Monday, August 30th. […]
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Covid-Safe Community Centres Set To Receive £700k+ In Funding

Community centres in County Durham, which are helping their local area to recover from Covid, are set to receive hundreds of thousands of pounds in funding. Venues around the county, which offer vital activities and services, will be invited by Durham County Council to apply for grants which will support them to open safely in […]
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Food Fans Enjoy A Flavourful Weekend In Seaham!

County Durham’s foodies made the most of the sunshine and showers to enjoy this year’s Seaham Food Festival. Thousands of people visited the Durham County Council festival over the weekend to support independent traders, boost business recovery and enjoy two days of outdoor theatre, music and taster activities. Traders and town centre businesses have thanked […]
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Durham Dresses To Impress In The Annual Bloom Competition

Durham City was decked out in its floral best as it welcomed judges from the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) In Bloom competition. Officials from the annual Northumbria In Bloom award panel visited the city to check out its green spaces and flower displays. Each year, Durham takes part in Northumbria in Bloom, as part of […]
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  • Veterans And Armed Forces Community Artwork Being Exhibited At Bishop Auckland Town Hall
    by Joseph Christiansson on 14th September 2021 at 8:00 am

    A free exhibition featuring artwork from veterans and the Armed Forces community officially opened to the public at the weekend. Visitors to Explore Life Through Soldiers’ Eyes, at Bishop Auckland Town Hall, can now explore historical pieces from the DLI Collection alongside artwork, photography, sculptures and oral, visual and written work from service men, women The post Veterans And Armed Forces Community Artwork Being Exhibited At Bishop Auckland Town Hall appeared first on Durham […]

  • Showcasing Durham’s Hidden Gems During Heritage Open Days
    by Joseph Christiansson on 12th September 2021 at 8:00 am

    England’s largest festival of culture and history returns this week, offering free access to some of County Durham’s hidden gems. Heritage Open Days will run from Friday 10 September to Sunday 19 September, and cultural venues and heritage sites across County Durham are taking part. The full programme reflects the rich heritage that exists in The post Showcasing Durham’s Hidden Gems During Heritage Open Days appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves Good News.

  • Inspiration For Durham Entrepreneurs At This Year’s Festival of Enterprise
    by Joseph Christiansson on 11th September 2021 at 8:00 am

    The DABS Festival of Enterprise returns for its second year on 21 October, 2021 and is now open for registration. It will welcome more than 150 aspiring and new entrepreneurs to learn, be inspired, make new connections and discover all the support that makes County Durham the perfect place to develop a business. As part The post Inspiration For Durham Entrepreneurs At This Year’s Festival of Enterprise appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves Good News.

  • Hicomply Strengthens Its Team With A New Appointment
    by Joseph Christiansson on 10th September 2021 at 8:00 am

    A trailblazing company that is leading the way in helping organisations protect and secure their data had strengthened its team with a new appointment. Hicomply’s software platform allows businesses to build an information security management system (ISMS) along with keeping their data safe, which has won them clients in the UK and internationally. And now The post Hicomply Strengthens Its Team With A New Appointment appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves Good News.

  • Want To Trace Your Family History?
    by Sara Janiszewska on 6th September 2021 at 3:00 pm

    A new family history course gets underway this month, helping County Durham residents to unearth their family tree. Following its success earlier this year, Durham County Record Office is once again offering the online course for people who would like an introduction to family history research. The course is comprised of three talks and will The post Want To Trace Your Family History? appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves Good News.

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