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Budding actors set to star in Brassed Off at Gala Durham

Six youngsters have been cast in Brassed Off, directed by Conrad Nelson. The production is based on the 1996 film about the troubles faced by a colliery brass band as it enters a national competition. The production is on at Gala Durham, which is run by Durham County Council, from Tuesday 6 September to Saturday […]
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Upgrades to County Durham’s National Cycle Route 1

Durham County Council has been able to extend its current work on the county’s 23-mile stretch of the National Cycle Route 1 (NCN1), which runs from Dover to the Shetland Isles, thanks to additional funding. Following an award of almost £1 million last year, the council received a further grant of £240,000 from the Department […]
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Five ‘Levelling Up Fund’ Bids Made for County Durham

Bids totalling almost £100 million have been submitted to government to help enhance transport, regeneration, town centres and culture. The Council has submitted the bids to the Levelling Up Fund for five of its parliamentary constituencies. It follows its success in the first round of funding bids, which saw £20 million secured for Bishop Auckland. […]
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Making Travel More Active across County Durham

Residents in County Durham now have even more opportunities to get on their bikes or enjoy their surroundings on foot. Durham County Council’s ambitious plan to create an active travel corridor in Newton Aycliffe is now complete following £650,000 in funding from the government’s Active Travel Fund. The corridor runs alongside the A167 between Moore […]
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Celebrating County Durham’s Volunteers

Volunteers who help run community events and activities across County Durham are being thanked for their hard work and commitment as part of National Volunteer Week. Durham County Council is recognising thousands of volunteers and the essential contribution they make to its services, during a series of celebration events to mark the occasion. Celebration activities […]
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Steven Moore Solo Concert on His Yamaha Five-octave Marimba

As people get older, the potential of achieving their dreams gets put to one side. Steven Moore ignored people’s negative comments and set out to achieve his dream of becoming a soloist. Despite the national lockdown and undergoing several surgeries for his Crohn’s disease,  Steven achieved his master’s degree in music performance and is now looking […]
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Have Your Say on Plans to Protect Beauty Spots from Anti-social Behaviour

County Durham residents are being encouraged to share their views on proposals to introduce new enforcement powers to tackle anti-social behaviour in a popular Teesdale beauty spot. Durham County Council is seeking views on its plans to establish a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in the area around Low Force, High Force and Gibson’s Cave. […]
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  • Durham OnAir Launches on Freeview Channel 277
    by Edward Baker on 22nd September 2022 at 9:54 am

    Durham OnAir, the local radio station for County Durham, has launched on a new free to air Digital TV Radio channel. UK Radio Portal launched nationally on 21st September, available on Freeview Channel 277. The interactive channel will give viewers easy access to a host of new and existing radio stations through their compatible Freeview The post Durham OnAir Launches on Freeview Channel 277 appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves Good News.

  • Pumpkin Festival at Adventure Valley This Weekend
    by Edward Baker on 14th September 2022 at 11:18 am

    Pumpkin Festival is returning to Adventure Valley on Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th of October, as well as the week commencing 22nd of October! It is a fantastic way to entertain the kids in the October half term. Head to Collect your Pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch and head over to the Pumpkin The post Pumpkin Festival at Adventure Valley This Weekend appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves Good News.

  • Vane Tempest Hall Ghost Hunt
    by Edward Baker on 13th September 2022 at 11:08 am

    A unique event on the 29th October 2022 at the Vane Tempest Hall in Durham: a ghost hunt & optional sleepover (8PM – 6AM). A team of professional paranormal investigators ready to take the public on an exclusive evening of ghost hunting at one of Durham’s most haunted and historic locations. Guests will have complete The post Vane Tempest Hall Ghost Hunt appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves Good News.

  • Yoga at The Spa in Ramside Hall
    by Edward Baker on 12th September 2022 at 4:29 pm

    A stress busting day of rest and relaxation is taking place this weekend (Sunday 18 Sept) at a leading North East wellness venue. The Spa at Ramside, at Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa near Durham, is hosting an all-day yoga retreat on Sunday 18 September – but only a few places are still available. The post Yoga at The Spa in Ramside Hall appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves Good News.

  • “County Durham Pound” Project to spend £1billion in the Region
    by Edward Baker on 8th September 2022 at 10:21 am

    Twelve primarily public sector organisations in County Durham which spend nearly £1 billion between them are working together to maximise benefits to the local area from their expenditure, councillors will hear next week. Durham County Council’s Cabinet is to receive a report setting out progress to date on the County Durham Pound project (CDP), a The post “County Durham Pound” Project to spend £1billion in the Region appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves Good News.

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