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Councillors compared student digs plan to slum tenements

"Horrified" councillors reject plan to convert two-bed terrace into seven-bed student house

The Durham Cathedral choir performing

Fancy joining Durham Cathedral choir?

Durham Free School, Gilesgate. Picture: DAVID WOOD

Sell playing fields, says ex-councillor

Steven Hillary, from Newcastle Building Society's Durham City branch

New man at NBS

H'Angus the Monkey visits Stray Aid to launch a £250,000 fundraising appeal

Stray Aid launches £250k appeal

Durham Christian Union is to stage Story mission week

Durham Christian Union prepares for biggest mission week in years

Students take part in the Durham University Charity Fashion Show Picture: DAVID WOOD

Students hit the catwalk to Stop The Traffik

Helen Corner and Victoria Mansell perform the Charleston at Strictly St. Cuthbert's dance competition, held at Rainton Meadows Arena. Picture: TOM BANKS

Cheeky Charleston wins Strictly St Cuthbert's

An artist's impression of the new Aidan Gardens estate, in Belmont, Durham, accessed from Brackendale Road

Work begins on £5m Belmont housing estate

Chloe Castro was on The Voice this weekend  (55132301)

Teenage busker through to next round of The Voice

Councillors Kathleen Duggan, Linda McKendrick, Sydney Duggan, Rhoda Makepeace, Darren Blake from Blake Hopkinson Architecture and Barbara Armstrong, chairperson from Cornsey Parish Council.  (55010971)

Work underway on new Esh Winning Community Centre

Milburngate House, Durham, which could be demolished. Picture: TOM BANKS

Plans for £150m Durham regeneration project on show

Club captain Steve Rose, new vice-captain Mal Fawcett, Julie Rose and 2014 club captain Tony Myers (55037218)

Brancepeth golf captain hands over £13,500 to air ambulance

REPAIRED: 'Grand Old Lady', St Mary Magdalene Church, at Belmont, following completion of roof and rainwater system repairs.

Grand Old Lady back to prime after completion of roof repairs

The damaged Vauxhall Corsa

A181 at Wingate, County Durham, closed after crash involving several vehicles

Kevin Keegan officially opens Spa at Ramside. Picture: TOM BNAKS (54940952)

King Kev returns to the North-East


Sunderland's Yann M'vila (centre) and Manchester City's Sergio Aguero (right) battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Black Cats close, but no cigar

Everton's Ramiro Funes Mori see his shot go just over the bar during the Barclays Premier League at Goodison Park, Liverpool. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Magpies signings must bed in quickly

REPORT: Acklam 15 Durham City 47

Acklam 15 Durham City 47: Durham rack up seven tries

England international Andros Townsend, pictured celebrating his goal in the friendly against Italy in Turin last March, has signed for Newcastle United

Striker would complete Magpies jigsaw

Steve Harper during a Barclays Premier League match at St James' Park, Newcastle. Picture: PA Wire

Black Cats need to be positive

REPORT: Dunston UTS 2 Durham City 0

Dunston UTS 2 Durham City 0: City slide down table as goal drought continues

Australia's John Hastings celebrates taking the wicket of England's James Taylor, during the fifth match of the Royal London One Day International Series at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Durham bowler John Hastings makes case for cementing place in Australia one-day side

The Brandon ABC prospects and coaches line up. Picture: MICHAEL YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHY

Brandon boxers celebrate three awards after successful year

Sarah McFadden, who has signed for Durham Women from Sunderland Ladies

McFadden joins Durham Women

National Sport

Europe's most successful clubs compete each season for the Champions League trophy

European giants push for Champions League facelift

Sergio Busquets has made over 300 appearances for Barcelona

Sergio Busquets 'would be honoured' to work with Pep Guardiola again

Italy are next up for England and Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones could shuffle England pack for Italy clash

West Ham's Dimitri Payet has become an instant hit with the club's fans

Dimitri Payet in talks over new West Ham deal

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