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Felix’s Journey: A Daring Escape and the RSPCA’s Role in a Happy Reunion

The RSPCA has rescued an intrepid feline who had been exploring an empty house on the street where she lives – before the property was boarded up and she sadly became stuck inside. Felix, a four-year-old female, black and white cat, had been missing from her Hartlepool home for 10 days before her owner, Joanne […]
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Popeyes® UK’s North East Takeover: Bishop Auckland Welcomes New Drive-Thru

A forthcoming Popeyes® drive-thru establishment is poised to arrive in Bishop Auckland this Spring. Popeyes® UK has officially disclosed the introduction of a new restaurant in Bishop Auckland on this present Monday, the 22nd of January, marking the inauguration of its inaugural drive-thru in the North East. Following the success of its Metrocentre restaurant, which […]
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Gala Durham’s Cinderella Delights Over 30,000 Theatre-Goers: A Magical Recap

The midnight hour has chimed for Gala Durham’s enchanting pantomime, Cinderella, with over 30,000 theatre attendees partaking in the merriment. Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, the magical production featured a talented North East cast who delivered 73 unforgettable performances at the Durham City venue.  One audience member described the pantomime as “absolutely brilliant”, adding: […]
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Faru: A Rising Star in Durham’s Culinary Scene Receives Michelin Acclaim

Faru, the upscale dining establishment in Durham, has garnered recognition as a Michelin favourite. This esteemed restaurant, situated on Silver Street, proudly secured its place on the November roster of Michelin Inspectors’ Favourite New Restaurants, a prestigious list freshly unveiled today on the Michelin Guide’s website. Owners Jake and Laura Siddle – former head chef […]
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The Devil’s Stone: A Red Carpet Premiere Unveils County Durham’s Newest Horror Gem

New horror short, The Devil’s Stone was given a red carpet Premiere in Durham at the Odeon Luxe this week. It is a brand-new movie from award-winning County Durham filmmaker Dean Midas. The film features an A-list cast, including American voice actor Roger L. Jackson, the voice of Ghostface in the Scream franchise. Ellie Darcey-Alden […]
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Gabe’s 684-Day Wait: RSPCA Shines a Spotlight on a Loveable Foxhound in Search of a Family

Adorable foxhound Gabe, rescued by the RSPCA, has been searching for a new forever home for an astounding 684 days. However, this Adoptober, the charity is optimistic that his long wait will finally come to a close. Three year old Gabe is being looked after by the team at Felledge Animal Centre in Chester-Moor, County […]
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Harry Potter Actress Ellie Darcey-Alden Joins Durham Filmmaker’s Horror Project

Award-winning Durham filmmaker, Dean Midas has completed work on his new horror short, The Devil’s Stone and confirmed some big names have joined the cast. All of Dean’s films are shot using mobile phones in HD quality, using local locations, actors and crew. This has led to them gaining international recognition at several film festivals […]
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Explore County Durham’s Rich Heritage for Free: Heritage Open Days 2023

Starting next week, County Durham will offer over 40 venues and attractions for families to visit at no cost. Durham County Council is sharing details of the 46 places taking part in this year’s Heritage Open Days, a national event that celebrates the architectural and cultural sites across England.  From Friday 8 to Sunday 17 […]
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RSPCA Heroic Rescue: Reuniting Stranded Gull with its Mother

An RSPCA rescue operation successfully reunited a young gull, stranded on a tall building in Hartlepool, with its mother. The gull was stuck in a narrow gap between a third-storey apartment and pillars fronting the rooftop of Park Tower in Park Road. The distressed young bird had been trapped for two days and a resident, […]
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Music for Wellbeing: Seaham Trinity Primary School Hosts Inspiring Performance by Heather Small and Andrew ‘Shovell’ Lovell

At Seaham Trinity Primary School, the pupils had the wonderful opportunity to enjoy a musical performance by none other than Heather Small, the renowned singer from M People, alongside the talented drummer Andrew Lovell, fondly known as “Shovell.” The show, thoughtfully arranged by Andrew’s company AjoiA, served as a farewell and a heartfelt thank-you gesture […]
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