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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...

Fundraising Drive For New Sensory Room

ast Durham College tutor Laura Richardson and students from the Derwent Provison inside the room they are hoping to transform into a new sensory room

East Durham College tutor Laura Richardson and students from the Derwent Provision inside the room they are hoping to transform into a new sensory room....

College Joins Forces With Clothing Manufacturer To Give Jobs Boost To East Durham

Paul Watts, Julie Price and David Price

New Jobs Set For Area: (Picture L-R) Paul Watts, Julie Price and David Price.

CLOTHING manufacturing is coming back to East Durham, bringing with it over...

New Dry Stone Walling Course Launched At Houghall

A dry stone wall

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus is set to launch a new course teaching the specialist techniques of dry stone walling.

Dry stone walls are an...

Ofsted Inspection Questionnaire

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Beginning Monday 24th February East Durham College will be being inspected for a week by Ofsted.

To help with their inspection they have set...

New Course Looks For Tyneside's Green Fingers

Horticulture student David Kennedy tending to some lettice at the Houghall Plant Centre

East Durham College Houghall Campus Horticulture student David Kennedy.

East Durham College is pleased to announce that it will be taking its highly popular amateur...

Students Take Part in Young Horticulturist of the Year 2014 Heats

(L-R) Second place Danielle Newbery, third placed Craig Kitching, heat winner Chris Parsons, Horticulture lecturer at East Durham College Dawn James and Over 30 category winner Sean Heslop

East Durham College’s Houghall Campus today hosted the local heats of The Institute of Horticulture’s Young Horticulturist of the Year (YHOY) 2014 competition.

This first...

Jennifer Takes Home Student Award

Suzanne Duncan with Jennifer Hayes

Jennifer Hayes has been selected for a Student Award for the Catering and Hospitality section at East Durham College.

Jennifer picked up the award...

Katie Takes Home Catering Student Award For February

Suzanne Duncan with Katie Moreland

Katie Moreland has been selected for a Student of the Month award for her work on her Catering & Hospitality course in January.

Katie,...

Megan Hopper Selected For Animal Care Award

Suzanne Duncan with Megan Hopper

Megan Hopper has been selected for a Student Award for the Animal Studies at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus.

Megan, 17, from Coundon, picked...

Tom Picks Up Business Student Award

Suzanne Duncan with Tom Mcmahon

Tom Mcmahon has been selected for a Student Award for the Business Studies section at East Durham College.

Tom, 17, originally from Liverpool now...

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