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TV's Dr Chris Steele Visits College

Resident health expert Dr Chris Steele was in County Durham last week to encourage out of work carers to get back on the career ladder...

St. Anthony's Girls School Visit

Over 200 pupils from St. Anthony’s Girls’ School have been seeing first hand what life on a working farm is like. The girls’ school that...

Students Get A Taste Of Local Politics

A group of local students got to experience first hand the inner workings of local government, when they recently visited...

Principal Invited to No. 10

Mr Ian Prescott, Principal and Chief Executive of East Durham College, has been invited by the Prime Minister to a reception at 10 Downing Street...

Not In My Name

Students at East Durham College are being given the chance to see a thought-provoking and nationally acclaimed theatre production when it comes to The Lubetkin...

Winning Is Devine For Madina

Over 40 East Durham College Hair & Beauty students competed against hundreds of other students in the regional heat of the prestigious AHT’s (Association of...

Going Dutch

A group of 35 college students are to perform at Q-Bus, a prestigious music venue in Holland, as part of their BND Music course.

The...

Rugby Rivals To Clash At Home Of The Falcons

The Newcastle Falcons are hosting a curtain-raiser at their Druid Park training ground, on Friday 26th February, as East Durham College face Gateshead College.

The...

Aiming To Cut The Competition Down To Size

Hair and beauty students from ten colleges across the region will compete in the North-East’s biggest hairdressing competition next month.

The regional heat of the...

The Lubetkin Theatre Play Host to Anarchic Band Chumbawamba

An anarchic band famed for a 1990s football anthem-style hit are set to wow fans in East Durham.

Chumbawamba, who had a hit in

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Students in Top Gear Style Race

A group of students with learning difficulties, from East Durham College, recently challenged their lecturer to a Top Gear style race.

The 10 students, who...

School Outing Is A Real Eye Opener

Students from a Sunderland school got a real taste of life in the country at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus...

Perfect A Classic - Master Class In The Bob

East Durham College’s Hairdressing Department are pleased to announce they will hold a master class in ‘The Bob’.

The evening will consist of demonstrations of...

Paul And The Giant Parsnip!

Students at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus had a bit of a shock when they tried to pull up their crop of parsnips, as one...

Students Say Pants To Chlamydia!

As part of Contraceptive Awareness Week, over 150 students took up the opportunity to have a Chlamydia test.

Teams from the County Durham & Darlington...

College Appoints New Principal

Following an intensive recruitment and interview process East Durham College are pleased to announce the appointment of their new Principal.

Stuart Wesselby is the successful...

Britain's Tallest Man Visits College

Neil Fingleton, the tallest man in Britain, paid a visit to East Durham College in Peterlee. Neil, 29, from Gilesgate...

Hoop Dreams for Team East Durham

East Durham College’s basketball team got off to a flying start as they ran out comfortable winners against local rivals Gateshead College. In their first...

Antiques Fair Success

Sunday 31st January saw East Durham College's Peterlee Campus play host to their first Antiques & Collectors Fair.

Despite the wintry conditions over 650 people passed...

Gravedigging Students Get Stuck In

A group of students were given their first practical lessons in the art of grave digging yesterday.

They were at Eden Lane cemetery, Peterlee, County...

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