A trio of memorial crosses from a Somme battlefield will be displayed at Durham Cathedral to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.Read the full story ›
Durham Cathedral is hosting a special opportunity to photograph the inside of the iconic building on a summer’s evening this week.Read the full story ›
Durham Cathedral has launched a lottery to select who will place the final brick on the its famous LEGO model replicaRead the full story ›
The Acting Dean of Durham Cathedral says it will continue to admit visitors free of charge with the choice of a voluntary donation.Read the full story ›
A Durham Cathedral tour guide has been shortlisted for a national award to recognise her contribution to tourism.
Lilian Groves has been showing people the cathedral's sights for twenty five years. She is a passionate advocate of the North East; encouraging visitors to explore the region's other attractions.
Lilian, who is eighty seven, has been nominated in the 2016 Visit England Tourism Superstar competition. She already holds the title for County Durham. The contest recognises the dedication of those working in the tourism industry.
Each brick bought and placed contributes to the Cathedral's fundraising campaign.Read the full story ›
The two hundred thousandth brick will be put in place on a miniature lego model of Durham Cathedral at some point today.
The member of the public who buys the block will get a special medal.
The project is raising funds for the Cathedral's Open Treasure scheme.
See what's being done to preserve Durham cathedral's priceless medieval manuscripts for future generations.Read the full story ›
Second world war veterans are to be awarded France's highest honour at a special ceremony in Durham Cathedral next month.
Pipers and standard-bearers will lead the Remembrence Concert, where about a dozen veterans will be presented with the Legion D'Honneur.
Keith Akehurst reports:
Residents of South Street in Durham want to cut down a tree that creates 'excessive' shade.Read the full story ›