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Students To Put On Valentine’s Dinner Special

Valentines Day Graphic

Why not treat your loved one to a beautiful three course meal this valentine’s day.

East Durham College’s gourmet restaurant, Scene1, will be opening...

Houghall Butchers Shop Open For Business

Students and Houghall Farm Manager Keith Cook get to work making sausages

Houghall Farm at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus, in Durham, is continuing in its mission to become a fully sustainable farm as it launches two...

Technical Academy Students To The Rescue of Scouts

The Technical Academy's centre manager and stakeholder engagement officer with members from Seaham Scout Hut

A DIY SOS-style rescue mission has transformed a crumbling scout base into a HQ fit for generations to come.

The Farn Scouting Centre, in...

Students Take Part in Young Horticulturist of the Year Heats 2015

East Durham College Horticulture Assessor, Alan McManus, Competition winner Tomas Michael Pearson, third placed Connie Foster, second placed Lee Jordan and over 30s category winner Andrew Gavin MacDonald.

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

This first...

Technical Academy Hosts Annual Trade Day

Sean Vickers From Eagle Welding presents student Kris Johnstone with his prize after winning the virtual welding challenge, George Buttinger from Lincoln Electric and The Technical Academy centre manager Rob Hutchinson.

East Durham College’s Technical Academy has hosted its 2015 trade Day event.

A wide range of companies from the construction, building and engineering industry attended...

Busy First 100 Days For EDC Travel

Logo for EDC Travel

East Durham College’s very own travel agency shop, EDC Travel, has hit its first 100 days of trading and business is really taking off....

Award Winning Barber Stops By To Give Students A Masterclass

Top Barber Simon Shaw Visits East Durham College's Peterlee Campus

Hair and barbering students at East Durham College have been treated to a masterclass by internationally renowned award winning barber, Simon Shaw.

Over 80...

East Durham College Peterlee Campus Open Evening, Tuesday 27th January, 4.30pm till 7pm

The East Durham College Peterlee Campus at Night

East Durham College is holding an open evening at the Peterlee Campus on Tuesday 27th January, between 4.30pm and 7.00pm.

The event is perfect for...

Celebrate a Night Of Scottish Tradition

Students with head chef Joe Keenan Stabbing the Haggis

The Scene 1 Restaurant at East Durham College’s Peterlee Campus is set to celebrate in true Scottish style as it prepares to host a Burns...

Peter Jones Enterprise Students Enter North East Dragons’ Den

The 2014/15 intake of the East DurhaM College Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Prepare to enter the Dragons Den

East Durham College’s Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students have been pitching their own business ideas to local entrepreneurs.

The students pitched for an investment in...

Performing Arts Students On Target To Steal The Show

Performing Arts students in their costumes ahead of this years pantomime shows

East Durham College’s performing arts students are busy putting the final touches to this year’s college pantomime, Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood....

Houghall Campus Open Day Event Saturday 17th January, 1pm till 4pm

East Durham College's Houghall Campus Main Building From the Driveway

Have you ever considered a career in animal care, floristry or agriculture? Then a course at East Durham College’s Houghall campus could be right for...

Students Lend Helping Hand To Spread Christmas Cheer

Hairdresssing lecturer and student working on clients at a Help for Heroes event

Students from hair and barbering courses at East Durham College have been to lend a helping hand in an aid to bring some Christmas cheer...

Impact Health & Fitness Christmas Opening Hours

Impact Health and Fitness East Durham College Peterlee Campus

Over the Christmas period, despite the main East Durham College buildings being closed, Impact Health & Fitness at the College Sport’s Centre at the Peterlee...

Former Student Named As Young Groundsman of the Year

IOG Young Groundsmen of the Year Martin Stephenson

A former East Durham College student has picked up a highly prestigious national award.

Martin Stephenson, 26, from Seaham, has been named as the Rigby...

College Lecturer Takes On Top Crimpers In National Final

East Durham College Barbering Lecturer Alison Scattergood with Barbering legend Simon Shaw

An East Durham College barbering lecturer has been battling it out with the top barbers from around the country at Salon International.

Lecturer Alison...

The Christmas Carol Concert & Last Day Of Term

Festive East Durham College reception

There will be two performances at the Peterlee Campus and curriculum areas will be split between each performance to ensure there are sufficient seats for...

Renowned Barber Drops By To Give Masterclass

The Geordie Barber Chris Moon doing a demonstration at East Durham College

Barbering students at East Durham College have been picking up tips from a nationally renowned barber who dropped by to give a special masterclass last...

Construction and Engineering Training Centre Holds Re-launch

Staff from East Durham College, Geoff Ford of Ford Aerospace

A STATE of the art facility which will train the next generation of engineers and manufacturers has been relaunched today after an extensive makeover.


Barbering Lecturer Becomes The Master

Alison Scattergood receives her Master Barber award from Chris Moon

An East Durham College barbering lecturer has added another milestone to her illustrious career.

Top crimper, Alison Scattergood, from Peterlee, was last night presented with...