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Curio Photos of People and Places – Consett Heritage

I, like many others into local heritage, love to buy curios, pictures and postcards of the area. In the past year, I have done...

Discovering Your Family’s Story – Part 7 – Non-Conformist Registers

The guide to researching your family history. Catherine Meades BSc DipGen QG Cameo Family HistoryA series to lead you through the process of discovering your family’s...

They Think it’s All Over – By Lorraine Weightman

I have attempted on numerous occasions to try my hand at knitting - and my friends who can knit, will definitely tell you -...

Replica Mining Banner Finds New Home in Annfield Plain Library

A replica mining banner has been unveiled at Annfield Plain library, celebrating the county’s rich mining history and the people who lived during those...

Share Your Views on County Durham Vision 2035 and Durham History...

The next meeting of the Derwent Valley Partnership Board will be taking place on Wednesday 17th July 2019 from 6pm-8pm in Consett Salvation Army...

Royal Gold Pocket Watch Goes on Sale in North East Auctioneers

A 19th Century 18ct Gold Georgian Pocket Watch will go on sale at a North East Auctioneers on the 1st July. The Pocket Watch was...

World War II Rations Challenge at Beamish

Becci Sharrock, the writer-in-residence at Beamish Museum, recently undertook a challenge to live for a week on a diet of Second World War rations....

Durham Event For History of Annandale Paper Mills

This coming weekend there will a free talk to remember the history of the North East of England's paper-making industry. Catherine Wright will be...

Boglehole – The Drift and Goblin

As a young boy growing up in Delves Lane my playground stretched from the train line at Consett to Knitsley and Iveston. Most Days...

Ancient Footprints Found in England

Whilst we know a lot about the beginnings of human life on planet Earth, there are still huge gaps in our knowledge to explain...

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