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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...

Edible Gardens Created For Development By Horticulture Students

Edible Garden

Edible gardens will soon be on the menu at The Malings housing development at Ouseburn, Newcastle. Students from Houghall Campus of East Durham College are...

Construction and Engineering Training Centre Set For Relaunch

Technical Academy Relaunch Flyer

A STATE of the art facility which will train the next generation of engineers and manufacturers is being re-launched after undergoing a multi-million pound makeover....

Plant Centre Gets Set For Christmas Festivities

Houghall Plant Centre Christmas Fayre Flyer

East Durham College’s Houghall Plant Centre is getting set to host a traditional Christmas fayre.

On Sunday 7th December 2014 between 10am – 3pm a...

Student Brings Home World Championship Titles

East Durham College student  Thai boxing world champion Leigh Newton

An East Durham College sport student has returned home with two world championship medals in Thai boxing after only taking up the sport two years...

East Durham College Holds Remembrance Service 2014

Wreaths at the Houghall campus memorial stone

Today East Durham College’s Houghall Campus hosted its remembrance service 2014 to remember fallen service men and woman.

The Royal British Legion service at Houghall,...

Student Picks Up Regional Carpentry Skills Title

East Durham College joinery lecturer Dom Hunt with joinery student Callum Newton

An East Durham College student has collected his trophy for winning a regional skills competition earlier this year.

Apprentice joiner, Callum Newton, 18, from Peterlee,...

East Durham College Year 11 Open Evening, Thursday 23rd October, 4.30pm till 7pm

East Durham College Peterlee Campus at night

East Durham College is holding its key Year 11 open evening of 2014 at the Peterlee Campus on Thursday 23rd October, between 4.30pm and 7.00pm....

UFC Fighter Stops By To Train With Top College Boxing Coach

UFC fighter Ross Pearson trains at the East Durham College sport centre boxing gym

He might have travelled all over the world but UFC fighter Ross ‘The Real Deal’ Pearson looked a little closer to home when he wanted...

Zombies Back For Second Helping

East Durham College Performing Arts students prepare for Haloween

After the success of last year East Durham College will be hosting its Halloween Zombie Run.

The grounds around the College’s Houghall Campus, in Durham,...

Hays Travel Boss Opens College’s New Travel Agency

Hays Travel boss John Jays officially opens EDC Travel

East Durham College’s very own travel agency, EDC Travel, was opened today by Hays Independence Group founder and director, John Hays.

At an event...

College Restaurant Set for Pub Grub Evening

East Durham College's Scene1 Restaurant

East Durham College’s Scene 1 Restaurant is hosting the first of its popular theme evenings for the academic term, Pub Grub.

The Pub Grub evening...

College Students Set To Take Part In National Business Challenge

East Durham College Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students

The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy has teamed up with its Corporate Patrons Jessops and Canon to set students a business challenge.

Launched at the...

Former Sunderland AFC Star Takes Over At College Football Academy

Former Sunderland AFC footballer and head East Durham College football coach Darren Holloway

Former Sunderland star, Darren Holloway has taken over as Head Football Coach at East Durham College’s prestigious football academy.

Darren made over 50 appearances...

Places Still Available On Introductory Floristry Course

East Durham College Floristry student Rebecca Morgan

East Durham College still has a limited number of places available on its part-time floristry course at its Houghall Campus in Durham.

The Introductory...

Durham Flower Festival Set To Return In 2015

Durham Flower Festival Logo

East Durham College is delighted to announce the Durham Flower Festival will return for a second year, following the tremendous success of the inaugural show...

College Students Talk Firearms With Police

College students studying uniformed public services at East Durham College were treated to a talk from Roads Policing and Armed Response Police Officers.

PC Mark...

Scene1 Restaurant Re-Opens For Business Sept 2014

Students from East Durham College's Scene1 restaurant

East Durham College is pleased to announce its fabulous bistro style restaurant, Scene1, is once again taking bookings for lunch and evening meals for the...