County Durham

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Country diary: Another fallen tree, another slow feast for the woodland floor
Wolsingham, Weardale: Snails, fungi and countless insects will thrive on this ash, which has joined other fallen specimens from decades ago

Phil Gates

02, Nov, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Lionel Burman obituary
Other lives: Museum curator with a knack for assembling artistically creative displays and exhibitions

Daniel Burman

01, Nov, 2022 @6:13 PM

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EDF considers extending life of two UK nuclear plants due to energy crisis
Hartlepool and Heysham 1, operational for four decades, are due to close in 2024 but EDF says that is under review

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

28, Sep, 2022 @5:35 PM

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Bradford named as the UK city of culture 2025
City announced winner after months of competition, beating Southampton, Wrexham and County Durham

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

31, May, 2022 @6:40 PM

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‘A chariot in the sky’: Lumiere festival of light in Durham honours Covid dead
Installations bring dazzling illuminations to county in beloved biennial event

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @1:34 PM

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Dorman Long tower to be demolished as Nadine Dorries axes listed status
‘Heartbreaking’ decision to revoke Teeside structure’s Grade II listing means site will redeveloped

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

17, Sep, 2021 @3:46 PM

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The frill of trading lace with Antwerp | Letter
Letters: The Belgian city was a centre for the trade in lace, as well as wool, writes Joanna Hashagen


25, Aug, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Towns trouser cash as billions earmarked for ‘levelling up’ in UK
A Wallace and Gromit bench, circus centre and flying theatre are among projects set to be paid for by the government’s new funds

Alex Mistlin

14, Jul, 2021 @9:38 PM

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Pretty walks, lovely villages, great cheese: a trip to Teesdale
The Yorkshire Dales get the visitors but head to Upper Teesdale’s towns and valleys – they’re well worth it. Just don’t mention Barnard Castle …

Rachel Cooke

15, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Anne Suddick obituary
Other lives: Activist who supported mineworkers’ families during the national strike in the 1980s

Mary Stratford

12, Mar, 2021 @12:02 PM

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Naturists criticise Durham police over Facebook post about arrest
Naturist group say post suggested public nudity was illegal, and could put them at risk of harassment

Helen Pidd North of England editor

03, Jan, 2021 @3:10 PM

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Country diary: an epic upstream journey
Hamsterley Forest, County Durham: The circle of life continues in the beck, as fish born here return to breed

Phil Gates

21, Oct, 2020 @4:30 AM

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