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Planning Application For Houghall Redevelopment Approved

Artist impression of the internal atrium of the Houghall Campus development

Artist's impression of part of the East Durham College Houghall Campus redevelopment.

Following Durham County Council’s County Planning Committee meeting (Tuesday 1st April), Durham County...

Dale Proves Joinery Is Not Just A Job For The Boys

ale Walton with Rob Hutchinson, Centre Manager and Stakeholder Engagement at the Technical Academy (left) and Paul Green, Site Manager from Keepmoat.

Dale Walton with Rob Hutchinson, Centre Manager and Stakeholder Engagement at the Technical Academy (left) and Paul Green, Site Manager from Keepmoat.

A Hartlepool woman...

Student of the Month - March 2014

Group of March 2014 award winning students in Scene1 restaurant at East Durham College

The 10 award winners were announced at a presentation event held on Monday 31st March at East Durham College’s Peterlee Campus.

The award winners were:...

Student Takes To Catwalk For Work Experience

ast Durham College’s Peter Jones Enterprise Academy student Jade-Nadine Rye with her new promotional banner stand

East Durham College’s Peter Jones Enterprise Academy student Jade-Nadine Rye ended up somewhere she didn’t expect as part of her recent work experience placement.

Jade,...

Top Performance for Hair And Beauty Students At Nationals

Large group of hair and beauty students with their AHT medals and certificates in the college salon

Students from East Durham College’s Hair and Beauty department have travelled to Blackpool to compete in a national competition, coming home with some fantastic results....

Third Time Lucky For Former Student Chris?

Chris Parsons with his Young Horticulturist of the Year 2014 Northern Regional Final certificate

Saturday March 22nd was another superb demonstration of horticultural knowledge, in all its strange guises for Chris Parsons, as he won this year’s IOH Young...

EDC Raise Money For Sport Relief

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students Daniel Robinson and Steven Wright,

Report by Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students Daniel Robinson and Steven Wright, pictured above, as part of their work experience. 

Friday saw the students and...

Students Serve Up Healthy Dishes As Part Of Nutrition Week

Student Sophie Ord hard at work cooking up a nutritious dish for Ashwood Park Care Home residents

Student Sophie Ord hard at work cooking up a nutritious dish for Ashwood Park Care Home residents.

A group of kind-hearted catering students recently visited...

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy In With A Chance Of Winning Huge Investment

East Durham College's Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students with lecturer Jill Campbell inthe atrium of the Peterlee Campus

East Durham College's Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students are in with a chance of...

New Girls Rugby Development Sessions Set To Run At East Durham College

Former EDC female rugby player with ball

County Durham RFU and East Durham College are launching an exciting new girls’ rugby development training programme starting from next month.

The free sessions will...

Greek Champions Visit College For Training Camp

Alex Desmond Farrell, East Durham College Head Boxing Coach Dave Binns, Coach Babis Statiou and Stathis Antonas in the ring at EDC's boxing gym

Future World Champions? - (L-R) Alex Desmond Farrell, East Durham College Head Boxing Coach Dave Binns, Coach Babis Statiou and Stathis Antonas.

East Durham College’s...

Houghall Set To Host First Lambing Event

Lecturer Shelly Whitfield with a Houghall lamb

East Durham College lecturer Shelly Whitfield with one of last year's arrivals.

Fans of BBC Two’s Lambing Live, presented by Kate Humble and Adam Henson,...

College Students Try Out Crash Test Simulator

Kirsty Card tries out a crash test simulator brought to the College by Cleveland Police

Kirsty Card tries out a crash test simulator brought to the College by Cleveland Police.

College students have been given the chance to try out a crash test...

Conor Takes The Reins For The Day

Apprentice John Davison clocks in on time under the watchful eye of Social Resource Centre CEO Conor Blackett

Apprentice John Davison clocks in on time under the watchful eye of CEO Conor Blackett.

An East Durham College apprentice got to see what...

Picture Perfect For Annalise

East Durham College Media Studies lecturer Mark Johnson, Winner Annalise Long, Runner Up Ellen Louise Ruecroft, President of the Rotary Club Joe Sherrington and Rotary Club member Ray Milmoor

East Durham College Media Studies lecturer Mark Johnson, Winner Annalise Long, Runner Up Ellen Louise Ruecroft, President of the Rotary Club Joe Sherrington and Rotary...

College Achieves National Award For Quality Standards

Members of the East Durham College Student Services team show off their matrix standard award: (L-R) Terri Morgan, Hayley Ozturk, Beth Gilmour and Nicola Morland.

East Durham College is delighted to have successfully achieved a national award for the quality of its information, advice and guidance services.

Peterlee and Durham...

College And Durham Constabulary Join Forces Against Hate Crime

Picture of Staff and students from East Durham College yesterday taking part in Durham Constabulary's Hate Crime event at the Peterlee campus

Staff and students from East Durham College yesterday taking part in Durham Constabulary's Hate Crime event at the Peterlee campus.

East Durham College and Durham...

Lauren Henderson: A Ray of Sunshine

Former Houghall student Lauren Henderson in her Sunderland floristry shop Ray of Sunshine

Some apprentices play a vital role in a small business from the very beginning. Before Lauren Henderson even opened her florist shop, A Ray of...

College Gears Up For National Apprenticeship Week 2014

National Apprenticeship Week 2014 logo

The seventh annual National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 3-7 March 2014, with hundreds of events expected to take place across England.

The Week, which...

Hair And Beauty Team Crowned Best Overall College.... Again

AHT regional competition Best College trophy

Hair and beauty students from East Durham College have once again come home with the top prize from the annual AHT regional competition.

The College...

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