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The Lake Poets and more lined up for Durham music festival

Sunderland’s The Lake Poets is set to be one of many highlights at a new boutique music festival coming to Durham this week thanks to a collaboration

Music
Hotel Indigo Durham,  the former Old Shire Hall Durham

Sneak peek at construction of Hotel Indigo and Marco Pierre White Steakhouse in Durham

One of Durham City’s most striking buildings is being transformed into a £15m boutique hotel and Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill.

Lifestyle
Greenwoods in Sunderland

Jobs under threat as menswear firm Greenwoods enters administration

Staff working for menswear firm Greenwood face an uncertain future after the firm went into administration.
News
(from left) Jeff Brown, David Corner and Paul Dunn.

Gala Theatre stages evening of two halves for SAFC fans

Sunderland AFC fans can celebrate the start of the new season with a double bill of short plays about their beloved club and a question and answer session with a former player this weekend.

News
A previous Lumiere at Durham Cathedral

Locations revealed for this year’s Lumiere spectacular in Durham

It’s been announced which Durham landmarks will be lit up for this year’s Lumiere spectacular.

Arts
CCTV image released after alleged shoplifting incident in Durham

CCTV image after Durham shoplifting incident

Police have released an image of two women they want to speak to in connection with a suspected shoplifting offence in Durham.

Durham
CCTV images in relation to Durham shoplifting incident

Do you recognise this man? CCTV images released after Durham shoplifting incident

Police have issued CCTV pictures of a man they want to speak to in connection with a shoplifting offence.
News
Milburngate Weir.

Specialist divers to repair Durham weir

Specialist repair work is set to be carried out in the River Wear.

News
Susan Bell

Durham IT firm Waterstons in line for national award

Durham business and technology consultancy Waterstons is the only North East company in its category to be a national finalist of the Investors in People Awards 2017.

News
Millie Robson. Picture by PA

North East teenager left with shrapnel injuries in Manchester bombing aces GCSE taken after surgery

A courageous teenager who suffered terrible shrapnel injuries in the Manchester terrorist attack has aced her GCSE English exam a year early after taking the test lying on her sofa.
Education
The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler.

Bishops urge Government to rethink benefits freeze so poor can care for their kids

Bishops have called on the Government to urgently review its benefits freeze after a "deeply disturbing" report found poor working parents don't have the cash needed to look after children.

Business
Durham School students celebrate their results

Top North East independent school celebrates record-worthy results

The prestigious Durham School is today celebrating the second best A-Level results in its history.

Education
Students celebrating at New College Durham

Students celebrate 'impressive' results at New College Durham

Sixth form centre students and staff at New College Durham discovered that their hard work had paid off with an impressive set of A-Level results.

Education
A-Level results day at Durham High School for Girls

Top girls school celebrates 'outstanding' crop of A and A* grades

One of the North East's top schools is celebrating an "outstanding" crop of A-Level results - with more than a third of entries gaining A or A* grades.
Education
Weatherson tried to smuggle drugs into HMP Durham. Pic: Google Maps.

Prison visitor locked up for smuggling 'zombie drug' Spice into HMP Durham

A visitor who smuggled 'zombie drug' Spice into a North East prison during a family visit has been locked up.

Crime
The Sunderland Echo Portfolio Awards launch. Editorial Director, Johnston Press North East Joy Yates with Coun Harry Trueman, Deputy Leader of Sunderland City Council.

Size doesn’t matter - we want all businesses for the Portfolio Awards

Size doesn’t matter when it comes to entries for this year’s Portfolio Awards.

Business
Barry Gammage.

Search for missing man last seen carrying a fishing rod and sleeping bag

An appeal has been launched to trace a man last spotted near a city centre car park carrying fishing equipment and bedding.

Crime
A graphic illustration of the terrible the conditions as soldiers struggle to extract a gun from the mud during the battle at Passchendaele

The North East miner who wrote anniversary poem to his wife from the 'hell' of Passchendaele

The bloody Battle of Passchendaele was marked in verse by the well-known war poet Siegfried Sassoon, who described it as "hell".

News
Treasures of St Cuthbert display at Durham Cathedral.
From left Exhibition officer and Curator Marie-Terese Mayne, Cultural Historian Dr Janina Ramirez, The Very Reverend Andrew Tremblett Dean of Durham and Canon Rosalind Brown at Durham Cathedral with St Cuthbert's coffin

The coffin of St Cuthbert goes on display in Durham Cathedral

Some of the world’s most significant Anglo-Saxon artefacts have gone on display in Durham, including the 1,300-year-old coffin of St Cuthbert.

News
Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Minister for Policing and the Fire Service Nick Hurd visit Durham Constabulary.

Home Secretary and Minister for Policing and the Fire Service visit Durham Constabulary

Home Secretary Amber Rudd and the Minister for Policing and the Fire Service Nick Hurd paid a visit to Durham Constabulary today.

Durham
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