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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 are in with a chance of winning a £5,000 investment.

A businesswoman, whose life was dedicated to...

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 CEO Conor Blackett.

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

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

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

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

Ofsted logo

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

To help with their inspection they have set up...

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...

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