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EMG Solicitors partners with Silk Elephant CIO to send gifts to young people supported by COP

A LEADING North East legal firm is reminding vulnerable children and young adults in the region, that while COVID-19 means they may not be able to see their usual support network of family and friends, they haven’t been forgotten. EMG Solicitors, at Durham and Gosforth, Newcastle, is among the country’s leading Court of Protection (COP) […]
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Durham OnAir Partners With Lumley Castle Hotel To Give Away £7500 Worth Of Prizes

Local Radio station Durham OnAir has partnered with Lumley Castle Hotel to give away over £7500 worth of prizes over December, in the stations biggest competition since launch earlier this year. Listeners to the station, and Lumley Castle Hotel customers, will be able to win a luxury prize everyday from 2nd December up until Christmas […]
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Durham Residents Share Views On The County’s Future At Virtual Meetings

Virtual events are being held to thank people and groups across County Durham for their good work during the pandemic and to gather views on the future of the area. Durham County Council has been running its Better for Everyone sessions through its 14 Area Action Partnerships (AAP) to hear views on a wide range […]
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County Durham Continues Smiling Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

• Sunday roast voted our favourite pleasurable pastime during pandemic • A compliment makes us smile more than gifts or flowers • We’re still smiling despite wearing face masks – and using our eyes to help us It’s the simple things in life that are keeping us smiling in County Durham in increasingly challenging times, […]
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Communities Staying Healthy and Active in County Durham

County Durham communities are being supported to become more active and lead healthier lives. Having received a grant from Sport England, Durham County Council plans to pilot a range of projects across Shildon and Deerness Valley to help keep residents moving. It will work alongside its partners to find ways to help people fit activity […]
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Open Property Group: Where Are The Most Affordable & Least Affordable Cities to Rent in the UK, in 2020?

Recent data has shown that just 16 cities in the UK are affordable to rent in! To maintain an adequate standard of living, experts advise that tenants shouldn’t spend more than 30% of their gross income salary on rent. Using average income salary and rental price data for cities, it can reveal that Durham is […]
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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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The Loo Roll Nightmare!

Traveling abroad is exciting. If you’re there for a year or longer then it’s a new beginning, and an opportunity to explore and learn from other cultures. However, culture shock is common for those who travel from Asia to western countries. The etiquette, the way of life, and the accent – you may think you […]
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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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Appointments system helping home-buyers in Durham

An appointment-only visiting system at two new housing developments in Heighington and Hurworth is helping to make finding a new home safer and easier. The new system was introduced at Bellway’s Meadow Rise, off Walworth Lane and Hurworth Gardens, off Roundhill Road to ensure the safety of both employees and customers following the easing of […]
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