An Interview with Darryn Sharpe

I recently caught up with local artist, Darryn Sharpe online via video, for obvious reasons - It’s the normal way to do anything these...

Finished at Last – By John Willis

Approximately 25 to 30 years ago I started to make a patchwork quilt. It was made in the traditionally - English paper pieced style...
Wetherspoon Pub Listed In The Latest Good Beer Guide 2021

Wetherspoon Pub Listed In The Latest Good Beer Guide 2021

A Consett pub has been acclaimed for the quality of its real ale – by members of the town’s Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA)...

Places to Go: Grantham

On arrival at Grantham station I saw the sign “Home of the Woodland Trust”, a respected charity to which I applied for a job...

Beer Festival At Consett Wetherspoons this October

A range of up to 20 classic British real ales will be available at The Company Row in Consett during its 17-day real ale...

Places to Go: Horden for the Durham Heritage Coast

Britain’s newest railway station opened in the north east on Monday 29th June. It’s at Horden on the Durham Coast line between Middlesbrough and...
Places to Go - Berwick-upon-Tweed

Places to Go – Berwick-upon-Tweed by Alex Nelson

On the many occasions I have been to visit Berwick, I have always turned right out of the station to follow Castlegate into the...

Places to Go: Rochdale

My visit to Rochdale in May 2019 was something of an experiment.  I was trying to see whether this Places to Go column could...

Friends of Wag Calls for Support to Continue Tackling Loneliness

Wag and Company, which tackles loneliness and isolation among older and vulnerable people in the region, is focusing its efforts on non-contact initiatives to...

Win a £30 National Garden Voucher in Garden Treasures Contest

There’s still time for County Durham gardeners to win a £30 National Garden Voucher in a council photography competition. The Garden Treasures contest has been...

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