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Local Charity Supporting Communities As Covid-19 Restrictions Ease

As COVID restrictions continue to ease, Durham Community Action are working with the Ballinger Charitable Trust this Summer to distribute a small number of grants across Derwent Valley, Teesdale and Weardale to support community groups to re-emerge from ‘COVID hibernation‘.  The Ballinger Charitable Trust approached Durham Community Action to facilitate the delivery of the small […]
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Brain Tumor Patient Preparing To Take On Yorkshire Three Peaks

A man living with a brain tumour is in training to take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to help find a cure for the disease. Paul Saunders, 51, from Billingham, Teesside, is setting out on the challenge to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research. On Saturday 5 June, he will walk a 25-mile circular […]
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New Elvet Bridge Expected To Reopen In October

A bridge in Durham City, that has been closed for critical works, will reopen to all traffic and pedestrians in October. New Elvet Bridge was fully closed in July last year to allow essential repairs to be carried out to make the bridge structurally sound. Since that time, major progress has been made and the […]
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Celebrating Selfless Volunteers Across County Durham!

The work of selfless volunteers who have kept County Durham communities blooming during the coronavirus pandemic is to be celebrated. Individuals and groups are being encouraged to share their stories and pictures of environmental improvements, such as litter picking or planting, in the areas where they live that they have undertaken in the past year. […]
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Physical and mental initiative launched by heart patient from County Durham

A County Durham business owner who underwent open-heart surgery at the age of 23, and lives with the risk of contracting a potentially life-threatening illness, has developed a virtual challenge to encourage people to get active and raise funds for the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Darren Cutler is launching his Heart of the North challenge, […]
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Citrus Durham Appoints Savills To Seek Developers For Prime Site

Citrus Durham has appointed Savills to market a prime residential site for up to 120 homes at its flagship, £300m mixed-use Integra 61 development at J61 of the A1(M). Savills has been instructed to seek an interested party to bring forward a high-quality development on the 8 acre site within the Integra 61 development which […]
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Durham School Kickstart Programme Providing Career Opportunities To Young People

The Kickstart programme is set to help local young people into the job market by giving them 6 months of workplace experience whilst they receive financial support. A 600-year-old school in the heart of Durham has recruited eight Kickstart candidates as of April 2021, in areas ranging from Marketing, Publication and Design, to Estate Maintenance. […]
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  • Celebrating Heroes Taking A Stand For A Green And Sustainable Environment
    by Joseph Christiansson on 12th June 2021 at 8:00 am

    Individuals, groups and businesses who have gone the extra mile to help improve the environment in County Durham in the past year are being invited to be recognised at a special awards ceremony. This week saw the launch of the 2021 County Durham Environment Awards, an annual event rewarding projects that demonstrate great design, environmental The post Celebrating Heroes Taking A Stand For A Green And Sustainable Environment appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves Good News.

  • Alderson’s Family Funerals Celebrating A Century Of Serving Its Local Community
    by Joseph Christiansson on 12th June 2021 at 8:00 am

    An established County Durham family funeral business is celebrating a century of serving its local community. Alderson’s Family Funerals had its roots established in 1921 in Ushaw Moor when Robert William Alderson founded a joinery and funeral directing business. Now four generations later, they have invested in a fleet of cars, taken on new staff The post Alderson’s Family Funerals Celebrating A Century Of Serving Its Local Community appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves […]

  • Shoppers Invited To Enjoy The National Fiver Fest Special Offers
    by Joseph Christiansson on 10th June 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Durham’s independent retailers are joining the national Totally Locally Fiver Fest, and inviting shoppers to enjoy special offers for two weeks from this coming Saturday, 12th June. The fifth National Totally Locally Fiver Fest will see independent businesses across the country promoting special offers to customers, encouraging them back to their high street and into The post Shoppers Invited To Enjoy The National Fiver Fest Special Offers appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves […]

  • Leeds Children’s Hospital Pioneering Research On Congenital Heart Disease In Infants
    by Joseph Christiansson on 10th June 2021 at 8:00 am

    The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Leeds host the first UK research project focused on improving magnetic resonance imaging of infants with congenital heart disease using 4D flow. The 4D Flow MRI prototype software provided by Siemens Healthineers allows rapid acquisition of anatomical and functional data in a single imaging session The post Leeds Children’s Hospital Pioneering Research On Congenital Heart Disease In Infants appeared first on Durham Magazine - […]

  • Night Owls Presenter Investigates Supernatural Phenomena In Bishop Auckland
    by Joseph Christiansson on 9th June 2021 at 8:00 am

    Night Owls presenter Alan Robson brought his popular Facebook live paranormal show to Bishop Auckland to investigate supernatural phenomena in the town. Alan, who has a host of talents including author, TV presenter, radio phone-in host and the paranormal investigator told listeners the gruesome story of serial killer Mary Ann Cotton and set off on The post Night Owls Presenter Investigates Supernatural Phenomena In Bishop Auckland appeared first on Durham Magazine - Durham Deserves Good News.

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