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New Book Featuring The Roman Civilisation On County Durham’s Development To Be Released

A new book that is the first to detail the influence that Roman civilisation had on the development of County Durham is set to go on sale. Roman County Durham: The Eastern Hinterland of Hadrian’s Wall covers how the Romans’ network of roads, forts and farming communities formed a vital part of the infrastructure that […]
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Farming Minister Hosted By North West Durham MP Richard Holden

Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham, has hosted Victoria Prentis MP, the Farming, Fisheries and Food minister, in Weardale, North West Durham. During the Minister’s first visit to the constituency, Richard and Victoria visited George and Oliver Walls’ farm, JG Wall and Sons in Western Hopeburn Farm. JG Wall and Sons is […]
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Concerns Arise Of Lack Of Future Plans Durham Light Infantry Museum

Richard Holden meets with the group trying to save the Durham Light Infantry museum as concerns grow over lack of plans for its future Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham, has visited the now-closed Durham Light Infantry (DLI) Museum as calls grow for the museum to be reopened on its current site […]
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Military Student Debra Bell Prepares To Become A Frontline Army Medic

Seventeen-year-old Debra Bell, from Bowburn, who wanted to join the Army from childhood, originally had her sights set on becoming a system communication engineer. But, having witnessed the military’s role throughout the pandemic, she now intends to join the medical corps. And, in September, she will embark on a 14-week basic Army training, followed by […]
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Durham School Celebrating Pupils’ Success In Securing A Place In National Finals

The Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation (DCSF) Equestrian team competed for the 1st time in the Tri County Schools Championship, winning their events and qualifying for the National Finals. The group of girls Olivia Graham (Year 11), Edie Cracknell (Year 9), Chloe Johnson (Year 8) and Lola Cracknell (Year 6) are the first team to represent […]
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Council Approves Plans For Durham Business Hub

Durham County Council has granted planning consent to Citrus Durham for the delivery of the next phase of employment accommodation at its £300m mixed-use Integra 61 development at J61 of the A1(M). The new business/industrial hub, Evolution@Integra61, will be delivered speculatively by Citrus and will add up to a further 23 flexible units totalling 52,142 […]
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Does your Durham Neighbour Have the Right to Own a Venomous Snake?

The recent two-part ITV documentary Britain’s Tiger Kings – On The Trail With Ross Kemp highlighted the growing problems associated with the keeping of wild animals as pets. In response to the documentary, Born Free’s co-founder and Executive President Will Travers OBE said: “I think most people will have found it unbelievable that, in this […]
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Visitors Encouraged To Help Protect The County’s Coastline

Visitors to County Durham’s coastline are being encouraged to help protect the local environment as restrictions continue to ease. Durham County Council is asking everyone to follow the new Countryside Code, which has recently been updated to allow people to enjoy the heath and wellbeing benefits of nature whilst giving it the respect it deserves. […]
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Durham’s Largest Beer Garden Returns To Hardwick Hall Hotel

 GROUPS CAN make the most of outdoor drinks, street food and a stunning view when County Durham’s largest beer garden opens on Monday (12 April). The grounds of Hardwick Hall Hotel, at Sedgefield, will once again transform into a huge outdoor drinking and dining area next week, after the success of the beer garden last […]
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Taylor Wimpey Donates Easter Eggs To The Children Unit At Wansbeck General Hospital

Taylor Wimpey North East has lifted spirits at Wansbeck General Hospital following the donation of 40 Easter eggs to the children’s unit.   The sweet treats were provided just in time for the Easter weekend and were also accompanied by colouring sheets and pencils, giving patients on the ward fun activities to keep them occupied during their stay. Brenda […]
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