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Great British Spin Off: Cricket legends come to Gala
Published: 04 October 2017 11:25
Two of cricket's most popular characters will entertain audiences with their sporting stories next week.
Noël Coward comedy comes to Gala
Published: 28 September 2017 16:43
One of the most popular and enduring comedies of the 20th century is coming to Durham for four performances this week.
Recycle Week 2017
Published: 28 September 2017 16:27
As part of National Recycle Week 2017, County Durham residents are being urged to look and feel good by recycling common bathroom items.
All Or Nothing: The Mod Musical comes to the Gala Theatre
Published: 28 September 2017 16:05
They are the band responsible for a large part of the soundtrack of the Mod era and enjoyed a rollercoaster ride through the perils of the music world.
Boutique music festival brings top artists to Durham
Published: 28 September 2017 15:50
A new boutique music festival is coming to Durham this week thanks to a collaboration between Gala Theatre and Old Cinema Launderette.
Driver fined for dangerously overloaded vehicle
Published: 28 September 2017 15:48
A Sunderland man whose overloaded van was a danger to other drivers is facing a bill of more than £1,200.
Stanley pair fined for impeding fly-tipping investigation
Published: 28 September 2017 15:34
Two people have been ordered to pay fines and costs totalling over £1,000 after failing to provide information about a fly-tipping incident in Stanley, County Durham.
Women's football club wrapping up for winter
Published: 28 September 2017 15:16
A Durham football club won't let the cold weather stop them from training after being provided with funding for new winter jackets.
Resurfacing the A68 near Crook
Published: 28 September 2017 15:11
Road resurfacing work is to take place on the A68 through County Durham.
Popular performers come to the Gala Theatre
Published: 28 September 2017 14:04
Two popular performers are coming to Durham this week as part of their latest tours.
Still time to sign up for charity golf day
Published: 08 September 2017 14:33
Time is running out for keen golfers wishing to register to take part in an annual charity tournament.
Bournmoor resurfacing scheme
Published: 07 September 2017 13:46
Motorists are warned of possible delays next week as resurfacing takes place in Bournmoor, County Durham.
Explore County Durham during Heritage Open Days festival
Published: 06 September 2017 09:38
With the end of summer in sight, residents are being invited to make the most of the last few days of warmer weather by visiting some of the cultural gems right on our doorstep.
Try something new this September with a free seven-day leisure centre pass
Published: 31 August 2017 12:49
There's never been a better time to get fit and improve your health thanks to free seven-day passes for leisure centres across County Durham.
Final chance to sign up for this year's Muddy Mayhem
Published: 31 August 2017 12:08
Anyone looking for an adventure this autumn has just a few weeks left to sign up for this year's Muddy Mayhem.
Top 10 things to do in Durham this half term
Published: 25 August 2017 15:01
Let's hope the sun has got his hat on this half term because we've got a packed schedule of events for the whole family to enjoy.
Historic wedding photos on display for record office talk
Published: 25 August 2017 07:46
Wonderful wedding photos from times gone by are to be the focus of a talk at Durham County Record Office next month.
Teesdale Mercury Community Pride Awards
Published: 24 August 2017 15:01
The Teesdale Mercury needs your help to recognise those people who go the extra mile to make Teesdale the special place it is.
Detection dogs help highlight dangers of illegal tobacco
Published: 24 August 2017 13:25
The dangers of illegal tobacco are being highlighted at a series of roadshows in County Durham over the coming weeks.
County Durham GCSE pupils prosper
Published: 24 August 2017 12:35
Students in County Durham have been applauded after receiving excellent GCSE results amid changes to the exams.
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