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Fun Arts Program For The Elderly To Continue Enriching Lives in 2021

A successful community arts programme that offers fun and friendship to older people is being expanded this year and has received national recognition for its efforts. Artful Age provides opportunities for older people in East Durham to make friends and grow their appreciation of the arts, from singing and dancing, to creating their own art […]
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Durham High School won’t let Covid-19 spoil its traditional Christmas performances

School’s Nativity Stars Seen Online in Australia Wise men and women from a Durham school have found a way to make sure that the COVID Grinch doesn’t spoil a traditional Christmas family favourite. Durham High School has taken the positive step of ‘live streaming’ their traditional Christmas pupil’s performances so that the Tier Three restrictions […]
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Sue Sweeney Joins Durham OnAir

A new local radio station for County Durham has launched online, and ‘The Diva Of Durham’ herself, Sue Sweeney, is returning to host a brand new program. Sue is returning to radio having presented for over 20 years on BBC local radio in the North East, appearing on BBC Radio Cleveland before moving to BBC […]
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Full Virtual Events’ Program To Mark Remembrance Day

Following its announcement in October that six landmarks across the county would be lit up in red to mark Remembrance Day, Durham County Council has now unveiled its full programme of online events and virtual content, taking place between 8-11 November. Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, many traditional services, parades and wreath laying ceremonies […]
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Local Sports Teams Benefit From AAP’s Financial Support

Grassroots sports clubs in County Durham have benefitted from financial support through an Area Action Partnership. Durham County Council’s 3 Towns Area Action Partnership (AAP) has been providing support to three local sports groups in the area to help make improvements to each club and support them through the coronavirus pandemic. Hunwick Cricket Club, in […]
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Christmas Gift Guide By Beamish Museum

Looking for that perfect present this Christmas? Beamish, The Living Museum of the North can help you find a unique gift for your loved ones. From Edwardian-inspired spiced apple bath salts and Jubilee Confectioners’ sweet treats to the museum’s own version of Monopoly and an exclusive bauble, the Christmas gift range is inspired by Beamish’s […]
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Packed Festive Programme At Ramside Hall Hotel

A leading North East hotel is celebrating the most wonderful time of the year with a packed festive programme. Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa, at County Durham, has organised a wide range of socially distanced events to mark the countdown to Christmas. The festivities kick off with the Bubbalicious Christmas Brunches on 22 and […]
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North East Charity Raises £12,000 Through A Golf Tournament

A socially distanced golf tournament has raised more than £12,000 for a leading North East charity. Players turned out in force at Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa near Durham for the Red Sky Golf Classic, in aid of the Red Sky Foundation. The event was held on world #Restartaheart Day, which was marked by […]
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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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