Durham Cathedral is one of the region's top tourist attractions, but struggles to cover its running costs.
Today it emphasised the financial battle it faces to remain open to the public.
Cathedral staff are hoping an exhibition of some of the world's most significant Anglo-Saxon artefacts will help pay for some of its rising bills.
Helen Pearson reports:
Some of the world's most significant Anglo-Saxon artefacts have gone on display, including the 1,300-year-old coffin of St Cuthbert.Read the full story ›
Durham Cathedral has been awarded one million pounds towards it's target of raising ten million pounds.Read the full story ›
The documents helped establish the law and are recognised as some of the most important in historyRead the full story ›
The cathedral has topped the most popular list.Read the full story ›
The Game of Thrones star died suddenly at his home in Gilesgate on February 25.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of mourners turned out at Durham Cathedral for the funeral of 34-year-old PC Gavin Smith who died following a cancer battle.Read the full story ›
Bricks were added to the model by visitors from 182 different countries.Read the full story ›
The largest Festival of Remembrance in the north of England takes place at Durham Cathedral tonight.Read the full story ›
The funeral of former Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Dr David Jenkins, is being held at Durham Cathedral.Read the full story ›