The Advertiser Series E-Editions

Sugar-sweet success means Caitlin is 'hired'

The Advertiser Series: FINALISTS: Katie Baggott, Caitlin Hodgson, Jessica Hetherington and Dominica Halton.

3:10pm Sunday 1st March 2015

A SCHOOLGIRL has won a paid work experience placement in an Apprentice-style contest.

Parish boundaries to be reviewed after petition

12:33pm Friday 27th February 2015

VILLAGERS are to be asked whether they want to be covered by a neighbouring parish council.

New homes would damage conservation area, say villagers

12:30pm Friday 27th February 2015

VILLAGERS are fighting plans to build houses on a field in a picturesque conservation area, near a Grade II-listed parish church.

Blackpool challenge for fundraising students

6:15pm Thursday 26th February 2015

STUDENTS have put on their running shoes to raise more than £1,000 for good causes.

How to declutter a medieval hall

1:07pm Thursday 26th February 2015

THE owners of a medieval hall are having a clear-out sale ahead of a new visitor centre opening in April.

Equine cross country course proposed alongside country hall

4:35pm Monday 23rd February 2015

A BID to develop an equine cross country course on land alongside a country hall is set to receive planning clearance later this week.

Visitors learn about Durham Hub

11:46am Monday 23rd February 2015

A NEW support service has held its first open day (Friday, February 20).

Street lights could go on A167 between Durham and Chester-le-Street

10:02am Sunday 22nd February 2015

STREET lights could be removed along a notorious stretch of dual carriageway.

Responsible dog ownership promoted in Seaham

5:23pm Friday 20th February 2015

A CAMPAIGN to promote responsible dog ownership is taking place in an area of Seaham.

Developers defend £31m student digs scheme

4:52pm Friday 20th February 2015

DEVELOPERS have defended their plans to turn a former mental hospital into student accommodation.

Medieval hall's March charity open days

1:14pm Friday 20th February 2015

A SMALL visitor attraction is to repeat a series of charity opening days on Saturdays during March.

Mother's day treat at Seaham Town Hall

11:34am Friday 20th February 2015

A CATERING company is set to serve up luxury food for families in east Durham on Mother’s Day.

Find out more about Durham Hub

1:03pm Thursday 19th February 2015

RESIDENTS can find out more about a new support service for people with learning disabilities tomorrow (Friday, February 20).

Children invited to Gilesgate sports camp

12:38pm Thursday 19th February 2015

CHILDREN are invited to an Easter sports camp.

Activists encourage young people in Durham to vote

4:09pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

A GROUP of young people and activists gathered in Durham City at the weekend as part of a campaign to get young people engaged in politics and registered to vote.

Where there's a will there's a way for hospice

2:23pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

FOUR law firms have agreed to waive their fees for drawing up a will in exchange for a donation to a hospice.

Hotel and restaurant could still become student digs

The Advertiser Series: STUDENT APPLICATION: The Kingslodge Hotel in Durham City. Picture: TOM BANKS (12686622)

6:10pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

PLANS to turn a popular hotel and restaurant into student accommodation have resurfaced.

New kits for new school football team

3:43pm Tuesday 17th February 2015

A NEWLY reformed school football team is kitted out for action thanks to a village partnership.

Green group plans to plot map of allotments

2:49pm Monday 16th February 2015

A GREEN group is hoping to plot a map of all the allotments in County Durham to help gardeners find their nearest site.

25 workers reach 25 years at same shop

6:02am Saturday 14th February 2015

TWENTY-five workmates have celebrated 25 years at the same supermarket.

Village moves into the age of high-speed broadband

5:38pm Friday 13th February 2015

MORE than 3,300 homes and businesses in a former pit village are being promised high-speed fibre broadband.

So much for the city - pupils at troubled school head for Dales

2:29pm Friday 13th February 2015

PUPILS escaped the furore over the future of their closure-threatened free school to enjoy a residential field trip in the Yorkshire Dales.

Volunteers needed to create garden in historic park

The Advertiser Series: WAITING TO BE DEMOLISHED: The former park keepers house in Wharton Park, Durham. Picture: DAVID WOOD (14984615)

3:02pm Thursday 12th February 2015

GREEN-FINGERED volunteers are wanted to help create a community garden in a Victorian park.

Police condemn 'cowardly' armed robbery

The Advertiser Series: Police condemn 'cowardly' armed robbery

1:42pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

POLICE have renewed their appeal for information on an armed robbery at a city newsagent.

Green light for "first rung of the ladder" new homes on land at Coxhoe

The Advertiser Series: Consultation on Dog Control Order  (7990514)

1:34pm Wednesday 11th February 2015

A RENT now, buy later affordable housing development for a former pit village has won planning permission despite opposition.

Pub site redevelopment at Bowburn wins unanimous support from councillors

The Advertiser Series: Consultation on Dog Control Order  (7990514)

5:13pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

PLANS to demolish a disused pub and build a shop and offices in its place have been hailed as a boost to a former pit village.

Make a racket this half-term

The Advertiser Series: NOISE: James Gibbon explores the Generation Noise exhibition

4:01pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

FAMILIES are invited to a science busking event this weekend (Saturday, February 14).

Danish students in Durham college

3:20pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

A COLLEGE has recently welcomed 22 Danish students to their campus as part of an eight week cultural and study programme.

Grass is looking greener at bowls club after grant

The Advertiser Series: BOWLED OVER: Members of Nevilles Cross Bowls Club with the new aerator and (back, centre) Lewis Stokes from The Banks Group

3:16pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

THE grass is looking greener for a bowling club after it was awarded a £5,000 grant from a local business.

Macmillan donation brewing

The Advertiser Series: DONATION: Volunteer Paul Duchien-Matthews, Durham AAP team members Wendy Lavelle and Barbara Williams, Macmillan fundraising manager Michelle Muir, Durham AAP chair Colin Wilkes and Macmillan regional development manager Stephen Guy

1:58pm Monday 9th February 2015

SUPPORTERS of a city forum have raised more than £700 for charity.

Arrests after armed robbery in Durham City

The Advertiser Series: ROBBED: Three teenagers have been arrested over a raid at J&L News in Willowtree Avenue, Durham City

12:43pm Sunday 8th February 2015

THREE teenagers have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a newsagent in Durham City.

Minister praises primary school

The Advertiser Series: LETTER: The letter of praise from the Minister of State for Schools David Laws MP sent to Framwellgate Moor Primary School Picture: DAVID WOOD

2:09pm Sunday 8th February 2015

A PRIMARY school has been praised by a schools minister for its work with disadvantaged pupils.

Pool team's charity effort

The Advertiser Series: FUNDRAISER: Tony "The Roman" Jose (front) with fellow pool players Peter 'Titus' Walton, Kevin 'Praetorian' Walton, Adam Richardson, Shaun Fearon, Gummus Maximus, John Mavin and Peter Chisholm from the Last Orders pub in Gilesgate who have helpe

12:32pm Wednesday 4th February 2015

A PUB pool team has raised £500 for charity. Pool players at The Last Orders pub, in Gilesgate, Durham, raised the cash for The Rainbow Trust children’s charity. Team members made donations at their pool matches. Pictured are Tony "The Roman" Jose (front) with fellow pool players Peter 'Titus' Walton, Kevin 'Praetorian' Walton, Adam Richardson, Shaun Fearon, Gummus Maximus, John Mavin and Peter Chisholm Picture: DAVID WOOD

Display of plans for new church hall

The Advertiser Series: PLANS: Local residents Dougie and Sandra Dawson take a closer look at the plans for the new church hall which went on display at St John's Church in Meadowfield, Durham Picture: DAVID WOOD (17437924)

1:26pm Tuesday 3rd February 2015

PLANS to replace a community church hall that was destroyed by fire have gone on show.

Coxhoe housing scheme before councillors next week

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6:02pm Monday 2nd February 2015

COUNCILLORS are meeting to discuss whether 30 homes can be built on the former Coxhoe Pottery site.

Grant keeps community centre in the loop

The Advertiser Series: GRANT: (left) Mick Bennett and (right) John Wells, of Belmont Community Association, with Lewis Stokes, of The Banks Group

1:54pm Monday 2nd February 2015

A COMMUNITY centre has installed a new hearing loop after receiving a grant.

Flood prevention work gets underway at Witton Gilbert

The Advertiser Series: UNDERWAY: Left to right are John Reed, council head of technical services, local member Cllr Joseph Armstrong, Cllr Brian Stephens, portfolio holder for neighbourhoods and local partnerships, and  local member Cllr Barbara Armstrong

5:09pm Friday 30th January 2015

WORK has started on a £600,000 scheme to stop flooding at Witton Gilbert.

Three arrests follow Durham dawn raids

The Advertiser Series: RAID: Police raid a house on Sherburn Road Estate Picture: DURHAM CONSTABULARY

2:46pm Thursday 29th January 2015

THREE men have been arrested following a series of dawn police raids.

Teens discuss Auschwitz visit

The Advertiser Series: REMEMBERING:  Durham Sixth Form Centre head of history Marie Harrison, chair of governors Dennis Southwell, Deputy Mayoress of Durham Pat Conway, students Abigail Gowland and Charlotte Foakes, Deputy Mayor of Durham Patrick Conway and deputy headteacher L

11:50am Thursday 29th January 2015

TWO sixth formers shared their experience of visiting Auschwitz with their classmates to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

New life for old chairs

The Advertiser Series: PROJECT: Laura-Jane Hesslewood, Dean Butler and Mark Pearce work on chairs that have been donated by Durham Cathedral to the Wood Pile in Carrville. Picture: TOM BANKS

2:57pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

OLD tables and chairs from a cathedral are being resurrected by disabled volunteers.

Hall revamp reaches key stage

The Advertiser Series: PLANS: Trustee Aurelia Smith studies plans to refurbish Framwellgate Moor Community Centre

4:39pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

A MAJOR revamp of a Victorian community centre has reached a key stage.

Angelic entertainment

The Advertiser Series: REHEARSAL: Cast members Katie Lowrie, Caroline Chapman, Helen Harris and John McKinnell from the Durham Dramatic Society take part in a dress rehearsal for their new production Entertaining Angels. Picture: DAVID WOOD

11:45am Tuesday 27th January 2015

AN AMATEUR dramatics group returns to the stage this weekend (Sunday, February 1).

New £500k hall to rise from the ashes

3:50pm Monday 26th January 2015

VILLAGERS whose church hall was destroyed by fire last year can see designs for a £500,000 replacement this weekend.

Angelic entertainment

The Advertiser Series: REHEARSAL: Cast members Katie Lowrie, Caroline Chapman, Helen Harris and John McKinnell from the Durham Dramatic Society take part in a dress rehearsal for their new production Entertaining Angels. Picture: DAVID WOOD

3:45pm Monday 26th January 2015

AN AMATEUR dramatics group returns to the stage this weekend (Sunday, February 1).

Bright idea to help hospice

The Advertiser Series: VIBRANT: Ray Mendez is covered with coloured powder to promote a colour run, organised by St Cuthbert's Hospice, Durham Picture: TOM BANKS

4:39pm Friday 23rd January 2015

STAFF and volunteers at a hospice pelted each other with packets of colourful powder paint as they helped launch a major new fundraising event.

Archive opens the doors on miles of records

The Advertiser Series: ARCHIVE: Archivist Liz Bregazzi, who will be welcoming visitors to the County Records Office

3:34pm Friday 23rd January 2015

MORE than four miles of archives stretching back some 900 years will be available to the public during a special behind the scenes tour.

Super Mac supports injured athlete

1:17pm Friday 23rd January 2015

FORMER Newcastle United and England star Malcolm 'Super Mac' Macdonald is the latest North-East sporting star to support Geordie athlete Drew Graham who broke his neck last September.

Housing scheme approved on land separating neighbouring communities

5:13pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

A HOUSING development has been given the go-ahead on part of a narrow band of green space separating neighbouring communities.

Glittering charity ball in support of brave local youngsters.

The Advertiser Series: FUNDRAISER: Shop owner Joanna Pearson with Jack Thompson Picture: STUART BOULTON.

4:57pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

A GLITZY ball is being staged to help charities supporting two young children who are fighting to overcome serious illness.

Two weeks to save free school

The Advertiser Series: General view of The Durham Free School. Picture: DAVID WOOD (16572798)

7:52pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

DEVASTATED parents and staff have just two weeks to save a failed flagship free school, it emerged today (Tuesday, January 20).








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