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A Durham Secondary School Is Crowned National Cup Champions

A secondary school football team from Peterlee in County Durham has been crowned national cup champions in The English Schools’ Football Association (ESFA) final for the U12 PlayStation Elite Schools’ Cup. St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School was up against Whitgift School from Croydon, playing at the Lilleshall National Sports Centre in Shropshire. In a battle […]
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Popular Dance and Health Programme comes to East Durham

North East arts charity, Helix Arts, is inviting people aged 65 and over in East Durham to join a new online community where they can stay fit and active, and connect with others during the coronavirus pandemic. The charity has moved its hugely popular dance and health programme, Falling on your Feet, online so people […]
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Socially Distance And Spa At Ramside Hall Hotel

A LEADING North East hotel is inviting guests to socially distance in style, thanks to a new spa deal. Those looking to book a room at Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa at County Durham can now make the most of its Stay and Spa offer. The package, priced at £179 per couple, includes an […]
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Art Projects To Explore People’s Experiences With Isolation

  Two art projects that engage with the community and highlight people’s experiences of isolation will be on show to the public this month. Durham County Council’s Community Arts team has organised two pieces with local artists that bring older people together to share their experiences of being isolated, either before or during the coronavirus […]
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Revamped Hall Attracts New Community Activities

County Durham residents will be able to enjoy a range of sports and leisure activities in a newly refurbished community venue. Coundon and Leeholme Community Centre has been fully renovated, with the finishing touches added with financial support from Durham County Council. The council’s Bishop Auckland and Shildon Area Action Partnership (AAP) administrated a contribution […]
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Edinburgh’s First Salisbury Green Hotel and Bistro

2020 has been a tough year for everyone, which is why you may be considering a staycation, visiting somewhere in the UK for a well-earned break. Edinburgh is an ideal location for unwinding. The capital of Scotland has plenty of outdoor space with spectacular scenery and a stone’s throw from the countryside, meaning plenty of […]
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LINE-UP REVEALED FOR FIRST DIGITAL DURHAM BOOK FESTIVAL

The annual literary festival returns this October with a huge range of digital events, including headline guests Alex Wheatle, Alastair Campbell, Ann Cleeves, Anthony Anaxagorou, Brit Bennett, David Almond, DBC Pierre, Fatima Bhutto, Ian Rankin, Jenny Offill, Laura Bates and Richard Osman. The programme has been announced for Durham Book Festival 2020, the North East’s […]
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“Drive In” Events Proving Popular in Newton Aycliffe

Aycliffe Radio and ROF59 Activity Centre in Newton Aycliffe have been organising and presenting sold out “Drive-In” events since 3rd July, bringing entertainment such as 90s Classic Dance Anthems, Ibiza House Party, Cheesy Pop Party, Punk Rock All Dayer, as well as a free event for our local key workers which took place on Saturday […]
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Hardwick Hall Hotel Outdoor Summer Sessions From 21 August

Hardwick Hall Hotel in Sedgefield has revealed plans to host a full Outdoor Summer Sessions programme on certain days between 21 August and 13 September. And it means anyone who has missed their favourite festivals and performers because of government restrictions can now get their music fix. The hotel has put together a whole programme […]
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African American Documentary “Uncle Tom” is a Smash Hit

Larry Elder’s new documentary on African Americans and politics is a runaway success The IMDb reviews are rolling in: over a 1,000 at the time of writing, with a 9.6/10 average rating. Released on June 19th, you can buy the documentary from their website for $19.00, which is roughly £16. Split that between a family […]
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