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The UK Government’s Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme allows eligible residents to apply for a voucher code worth up to £350 towards the hardware and installation costs to get connected to a range of alternative technologies including satellite, wireless and 4G through approved suppliers. Residents are required to pay any additional costs such as the monthly […]

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Too cold to lay bricks, says FMB

A number of construction sites across the UK have ground to a halt due to heavy snow, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).Sarah McMonagle, Director of External Affairs at the FMB, said: “Heavy snow showers have led to many construction sites across the UK grinding to a halt. Some construction bosses have told […]

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‘For the first time, County Durham’s stop smoking service will give away free patches this No Smoking Day – 14th March 2018’

No Smoking Day is an annual health promotion day set up to encourage smokers to make a quit attempt and this year falls on 14th March 2018. For the first time, Smokefreelife County Durham are set to give away free nicotine replacement therapy patches in five locations across the county to help assist those wanting […]

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Hubert Parry – 100th Anniversary Concert at Durham Cathedral on Saturday 10 March

2018 is the 100th centenary of the death of Hubert Parry, arguably one of Britain’s most iconic and influential composers.  To mark the occasion Durham University and Durham Cathedral are presenting a celebratory concert of his music on Saturday 10 March, 7.30pm at Durham Cathedral.  Participants include Durham University Orchestral Society and Choral Society, Durham Cathedral Choir, Durham […]