The Advertiser Series E-Editions

Bicycle recycle scheme opens in Durham City

The Advertiser Series: RECYCLING BIKE SHOP OPENING: Ian Bremner (left) with, John Litherland, Dorothy Craw and shop manager David Nimmins from Recyke y'Bike during the opening on North Road in Durham. Picture: DAVID WOOD (13388608)

5:54pm Monday 24th November 2014

A BIKE recycling shop has opened in Durham to encourage more residents to mturnto pedal power.

Claypath closure experiment to try to tackle weekend night congestion

The Advertiser Series: General view of Claypath in Durham. Picture DAVID WOOD (13361694)

4:27pm Monday 24th November 2014

PART of Claypath in Durham city centre will be closed to traffic on weekend nights to tacjkle congestion.

Artist holds first solo exhibition in cafe

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2:24pm Monday 24th November 2014

A VILLAGE cafe is hosting the first solo exhibition of a local artist.

Park restoration plan outlined to public

2:21pm Monday 24th November 2014

PARK users will be briefed about plans to restore the site during a year-long closure planned from early in the New Year.

More details on shopping centre plans

The Advertiser Series: REDEVELOPMENT PLANS: The Gates Shopping Centre in Durham. Picture: DAVID WOOD (13276058)

7:31pm Friday 21st November 2014

DEVELOPERS have announced more details of a £30m plan to transform a city shopping centre into a cinema, restaurants, shops and student digs.

Young people learn about dangers of driving

6:07pm Friday 21st November 2014

A GROUP of teenagers have been cut free from a car to highlight the dangers of driving.

Step forward for park restoration

4:47pm Friday 21st November 2014

INFORMATION boards explaining the £3m restoration of a Victorian park will be installed next week.

Girls couldn't be 'app-ier at STEM success

3:00pm Friday 21st November 2014

AN all-girl team has reached the national finals of an enterprise contest.

Roofers land in hot water after Fish Tank flare-up

The Advertiser Series: Ex-finance manager given suspended prison sentence at Durham Crown Court for defrauding small Crook company

8:07pm Thursday 20th November 2014

TWO workaway roofers’ night on the tiles nearly landed them behind bars after trouble flared near a city centre night spot.

Two arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving following three car collision

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1:29pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving following a three car collision last night.

Handyman scheme set to continue

The Advertiser Series: Durham Handyperson Scheme  (12970270)

2:34pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A SCHEME that helps makes the homes of elderly and disabled people safer has reached an important milestone.

MP reveals winner of annual Christmas card competition

The Advertiser Series: WINNING DESIGN: Competition winner Caitlin Bradley with Roberta Blackman-Woods MP

2:30pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

A SCHOOLGIRL has won an annual competition to design a Christmas card for her MP.

Added zest helps young cook William win Great Durham Bake-Off

The Advertiser Series: Durham's 'Safe City Bear', pictured with Bake-Off winner William Vincent, Inspector David Coxon, Sergeant Kay Howarth and police volunteer Henry Acres

2:21pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

YOUNG cooks rose to the challenge in a test of their culinary skills organised by their local neighbourhood police team.

Charity concert raises £2,000

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4:23pm Monday 17th November 2014

A MUSICAL evening has raised more than £1,000 for charity.

Art inspired by prayer on show at church

The Advertiser Series: CHURCH SHOW: Above the Rain by Mirela Bistran (12964115)

4:19pm Monday 17th November 2014

A ROMANIAN artist will exhibit her work at a church this weekend (November 21-23).

Dismay as Church ploughs ahead with housing plan

The Advertiser Series: ANGRY VILLAGERS: Campaigners, led by John Austin (second right) protest against plans for houses

11:47am Friday 14th November 2014

VILLAGERS have accused the church of jumping the gun by pressing ahead with plans to build more than 100 homes on open countryside ahead of a public inquiry.

Bid to remove "argumentative" taxi driver's licence overturned on appeal

The Advertiser Series: Ex-finance manager given suspended prison sentence at Durham Crown Court for defrauding small Crook company

5:50pm Thursday 13th November 2014

A TAXI driver can remain in business on the road after overturning a bid to remove his licence.

Second Fulfilling Lives event staged in county

The Advertiser Series: FULFILLING LIVES: Strategic Manager for County Durham Care Support Bill Emberson, Head of Adult Care Lesley Jeavons, Information Assistant for the People's Parliament Ben Newton and Facilitator for the People's Parliament Paul James atFulfilling Lives, ma

5:13pm Thursday 13th November 2014

AN EVENT has been held aimed at promoting better lives for people with disabilities.

Bett Homes to build 312 houses around Durham

The Advertiser Series: HOUSING PLANS: Bett Homes managing director Scott Varley (12805774)

4:16pm Thursday 13th November 2014

THE housebuilder behind two new developments worth a total of £65m has been named.

Landscaping firm's housing plan thrown out

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4:51pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

PLANS to build nearly 90 new homes in open countryside have been thrown out, to the joy of villagers.

Helping hand for hair and beauty students

The Advertiser Series: BEAUTY DAY: Durham New College student Jack Haywood gets treatment from level 3 nail technology techniques lecturer Lisa Nathan as others look on during their skills showcase day.         Picture: ANDY LAMB (12728667)

4:34pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

HAIR and beauty students were given advice to help with their future careers at a college event.

Hotel and restaurant saved from conversion to student digs

The Advertiser Series: STUDENT APPLICATION: The Kingslodge Hotel in Durham City

1:10pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

A POPULAR hotel and restaurant have been saved, after councillors threw out plans to turn the premises into student digs.

Ten projects win £2,000 in public vote

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12:44pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

MORE than 500 people had their say on how £20,000 in public money should be spent.

Stage production set in mining village

The Advertiser Series: CENTER STAGE: Cast members Lesley Anderson and Henry Cockburn, from the Durham Dramatic Society, take part in a dress rehearsal of their new play Our House by John Godber Picture: DAVID WOOD

4:53pm Monday 10th November 2014

A BITTER-sweet comedy set in a coalfield village after the pits have closed is set to start a week-long run at one of the region’s smallest theatres.

Senior citizens Christmas concert returns

The Advertiser Series: WELCOME RETURN: Singer Alan  Mason entertains the senior citizens at last year's Framwellgate Moor WMC Christmas concert

12:53pm Monday 10th November 2014

DETAILS have been announced of an annual Christmas get-together for senior citizens.

Plans to convert club into student digs backed on appeal

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8:25pm Sunday 9th November 2014

PLANS to convert a former social club into student digs have been approved on appeal.

Shoplift and you will spend Christmas in prison, warn police

The Advertiser Series: Durham Police

12:58pm Friday 7th November 2014

POLICE are warning shoplifters they could spend Christmas behind bars.

Village will remember sacrifices of war

12:37pm Friday 7th November 2014

VILLAGERS will come together in Wheatley Hill on Sunday to mark Remembrance Sunday.

Temporary shop selling charity Christmas cards opens in Durham city centre

The Advertiser Series: CHRISTMAS CHEER: Young customers Marcus Mills and Annabelle Scott at temporary shop premises

11:07am Friday 7th November 2014

CHARITY Christmas cards have gone on sale at Durham city centre community building. Cards for Good Causes is selling on behalf of more than 30 local and national charities.

Post Office move goes ahead - with concessions

The Advertiser Series: POST OFFICE FUTURE: Newton Hall Post Office, Durham,Councillors’ campaign to save Post Office branch from closure Craig Martin PPC, Cllr Mark Wilkes and Cllr Mamie Simmons. Picture:SARAH CALDECOTT (9214714)

12:03pm Thursday 6th November 2014

COUNCILLORS are claiming victory in their campaign to save a suburban post office.

Indian teachers visit Bowburn school

The Advertiser Series: SCHOOL VISIT: Jen Syer, Jan Blackburn, Shirin Amerjee, Jan Blakey, Rinku Paul, headteacher Christine Ormerod and Brian Stobie, with Jake Dunbar, Phoebe Short, Scott Parnaby and Millie Stark

4:58pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A VILLAGE school has welcomed a visit by two Indian teachers.

Bikers back air ambulance

4:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BIKERS have raised nearly £30,000 for the Great North Air Ambulance.

Children have a wild time reading

The Advertiser Series: STORY TIME: Mia Noone and Niamh Williams, back, and Hannah Jones and Audrey Hartnell, front, with Stella the Storyteller

4:02pm Monday 27th October 2014

MORE than a hundred children took part in a wildlife-themed reading event.

Deadline looms for community grant bids

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5:33pm Monday 27th October 2014

COMMUNITY groups have until Tuesday (October 28) to apply for grants from a city forum.

Open day at rural centre

The Advertiser Series: OPEN DAY: Brigid Press, centre, from Lionmouth rural centre at Broadgate Farm chats with Malcolm and Yvonne Bannister whose stall selling hand-crafted accessories was situated in the greenhouse on the open day on Saturday.

2:37pm Sunday 26th October 2014

A COUNTRYSIDE retreat has held an open day to showcase its work within the community.

World market returns to town

The Advertiser Series: PIE HEAVEN: Durham Mayor and Mayoress John and Maxine Robinson admire the fruit pies made by continental market stallholder Marcin Swierzowski, right.       Picture: ANDY LAMB (11859061)

5:09pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A WORLD Village market has returned to the region, offering a feast of flavours from across the globe for four days.

Shoppers asked to vote in annual retail awards

The Advertiser Series: CHASING HONOURS: Whisky River hopes for a repeat of last year's success at the Durham City Retail Awards (left to right) Hollie and Kate Shepherd, owners of Whisky River Cocktail Bar and Café, and manager Tom Binns.

2:05pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SHOPPERS are being asked to vote for their favourite retailer as an awards scheme gets underway.

Children pay surprise musical tribute to much-loved teacher

The Advertiser Series: MUSICAL TRIBUTE: Five-year-old Gracie Troupe, one of the children selected to make the presentation to Marie Hann at the evening, which was narrated by Harry West, 10.

2:01pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN hit the right note when they set out to celebrate the 30-year career of one of their teachers.

Club conversion plan refused

The Advertiser Series: PLAN APPROVED: Durham County Council has approved bungalow plan

1:08pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AN application to convert the ground floor of a social club into a flat has been refused.

Student accommodation proposals in Durham City

The Advertiser Series: PUBLIC CONSULTATION: An exhibition about plans for a 440-bed student complex in Claypath, on shaow at Durham's Gala Theatre. Picture: TOM BANKS (11769839)

4:55pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A £50m scheme to build accommodation for 440 students in Durham city centre has been unveiled at a public consultation event.

Deadline approaches for funding awards scheme

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1:48pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

GROUPS in and around Durham City have only days left to apply for a chance to share in £20,000.

Go-ahead for Bowburn housing development despite fears over school

The Advertiser Series: PLAN APPROVED: Durham County Council has approved bungalow plan

1:41pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A HOUSING development has been given the go-ahead despite fears it would stand in the way of building a new village school.

Permission granted for 81 homes in village

The Advertiser Series: PLAN APPROVED: Durham County Council has approved bungalow plan

5:19pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

PLANNING permission has been granted for a new development of 81 homes in a village.

Chairman supporting hospice's remembrance campaign

The Advertiser Series: CHRISTMAS SERVICE: Durham Miners' Association Brass Band will again perform at the service

3:01pm Monday 20th October 2014

DURHAM County Council chairman John Robinson is backing the St Cuthbert’s Hospice 2014 Light Up a Life campaign.

Bishops' is best, bar none

The Advertiser Series: The Bishops' Mill in Durham, which has won the Toilet of the Year award. (11581369)

3:06pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A WETHERSPOONS pub has been named the best in a city at an annual awards.

Cleaner attacked making way home from work at night

The Advertiser Series: Ex-finance manager given suspended prison sentence at Durham Crown Court for defrauding small Crook company

5:53pm Monday 13th October 2014

A DRUNKEN youth who led a protracted attack on a vulnerable man was today (Monday October 13) jailed for a year.

Fresh face for award-winning garden

The Advertiser Series: AWARD WINNING GARDEN: Tom Sharples (left) hands over the roll as team leader at Brandon Village Community Garden to David Apperley (right). Picture: DAVID WOOD (11396844)

12:59pm Monday 13th October 2014

THERE’S a new face leading a highly successful community garden project.

Views sought on centre's future

12:32pm Monday 13th October 2014

RESIDENTS can have their say on the future of their community centre over coming weeks.

Houghall offers part time floristry course

The Advertiser Series: Rebecca Morgan  (11295058)

3:53pm Sunday 12th October 2014

A LIMITED number of places remain on a part-time floristry course.

Wine warehouse gets go-ahead

The Advertiser Series: Wine merchant Simon Wrightson at his Colburn warehouse. (11354498)

2:37pm Saturday 11th October 2014

A WINE bottling company has been granted planning permission for a new warehouse which it says could create up to 70 new jobs.








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