This page shows events from around the district in the last 3 years where additional information is available.

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Fri 10/11/2017 - Whisky Tasting Night & Burn's style Supper

Middlesbrough Erimus - Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary Club members are looking forward with excitement to November 10th when they will be met by a traditional Scottish piper as they arrive for a very special evening sampling the very finest whiskies that the Scotch Malt Whisky.

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Fri 10/11/2017 - Rotary Foundation concert celebrating 100 years

Barnard Castle - Venue - Barnard Castle School, Enjoy the music and voices of Barnard Castle School in celebrating the centenary of the Rotary Foundation, Rotary’s own charity which continues to help individuals and communities locally, nationally and internationally.

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Race Night Fundraiser Fri 10/11/2017 - Fundraising 'Race Night'

Washington Forge - We held our annual fundraising Race Night in The Penshaw Suite at the Nissan Sports & Leisure Complex.

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Sat 04/11/2017 - FIREWORKS FIESTA

Blyth - IN CONJUNCTION WITH DISTRICT 3 INNER WHEEL RAFFLE WITH VERY GOOD PRIZES SPLIT BETWEEN ROTARY AND INNER WHEEL

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Fri 03/11/2017 - Friday Night is Music Night

Durham Bede - A night of music to benefit local Durham charities; Heel and Toe and St Cuthbert's Hospice. 7pm on 3 November 2017

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Tue 24/10/2017 - Visit to Durham, North Carolina U.S.A.

Durham - Rotarians from Durham U.K. will visit R.C. Durham N.C.

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President-Elect Edith Sat 14/10/2017 - President's Night

Tynedale - Venue La Bouchon Hexham October 14th 7 for 7:30pm. Black Tie.

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SVP Tony Ford and Brenda with Rtn. Jim Greensmith enjoying  their first Rotary Conerence Fri 06/10/2017 - District Conference Harrogate

Durham - DG Len Burns invites Rotarians to the Annual District Conference.

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Stadium of Light Tue 03/10/2017 - Celebration of Engineering

Sunderland - Celebration of Engineering at the Stadium of Light.

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The Cleaning Team Wed 02/08/2017 - Litter Pick in Princess Anne Park

Washington Forge - Working together with other community groups

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A closely fought final Sun 30/07/2017 - Dragon Boat Race Day

Seaburn - Rotary again held a very successful Dragon Boat Race Day at Hetton Lyons Park.

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Sun 16/07/2017 - Charity Swimathon 2017

Washington Forge - This year's Swimathon was held again at the 'Everyone Active' Washington Leisure Centre. This year our headline charitable cause was 'T1KZ' - assisting children, young people and families living with Type 1 diabetes in the North East

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Wed 05/07/2017 - Alnwick Rotary Young Chef Competition

Alnwick - DCHS Students Cook up a Storm!!

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... Sun 02/07/2017 - District Handover 2017

New for this year - Family Sunday Lunch

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Sat 17/06/2017 - Collecting for Macmillan Cancer Support

Durham - We are for communities ...

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Sun 11/06/2017 - Garden Party with a Taste of Persia theme

Durham - An enjoyable afternoon at the home of Past President Fari Serajian.

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Sat 03/06/2017 - ROTARY RIDE 2017 CANCELLED

Bishop Auckland - In view of the very low number of entrants who have so far registered, it has been decided with regret to cancel this year's Rotary Ride event. Entry fees will be returned to those who have already paid and we offer apologies to anyone about to register.

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Fri 19/05/2017 - Opening of The People's Garden

Barnard Castle - We are pleased to announce that Pam Warhurst, the founder of Incredible Edible, will be opening our "Dementia Friendly " People's Garden on May 19th (Friday) at 1pm.

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Sat 06/05/2017 - Stroke Awareness Day

Durham - Do you know your blood pressure?

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Thu 04/05/2017 - District Assembly

District Governor Elect Len Burns looks forward to welcoming members to our District Assembly

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Fri 28/04/2017 - Jazz Night

Crook - Hot Club du Nord St Cuthbert's Centre, Crook Tickets:£7

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Fri 28/04/2017 - 'President's Night'

Washington Forge - President Ron Monaghan celebrated his year. The venue was the Chilton Country Pub & Hotel, Fencehouses

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Fri 28/04/2017 - Bop at The Biddick

Washington - Featuring The Rockafellas and a fantastic special guest appearance from Amal Shuckup. Raising money for Crohn's and Indian Women in Need. Venue; The North Biddick Club; Tickets: £5 Contact: Neil McOnie 07930 183883 or Mick Drake 07977 484786

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Mayor with nurses. Fri 21/04/2017 - Stroke Awareness Day

Seaburn - Roll up for a free test! Members set up a stall in The Bridges Shopping Centre to enable nurses to check the blood pressure of members of the public.

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Best Western Roker Hotel, front entrance. Sat 01/04/2017 - JOINT PRESIDENTS ANNUAL DINNER AND DANCE

Sunderland - Rotary club of Sunderland with Inner wheel club of Sunderland Annual Dinner and Dance at Roker Hotel Sunderland at 19:00 Hrs.

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Thu 30/03/2017 - Black tie dinner at The Morritt, Greta Bridge in aid of Teesdale YMCA

Barnard Castle - Music provided by the highly acclaimed string quartet Aurora Strings.

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Sat 18/03/2017 - President's Evening

Durham - We joined President Pauline for an evening of fellowship and entertainment.

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Sat 11/03/2017 - Rotary Club of Newton Aycliffe's Annual Model Railway Exhibition.

Newton Aycliffe - Full steam ahead for Rotary Railway Exhibition

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Mon 13/02/2017 - Curry Night 2017 at Spice Lounge

Bishop Auckland - One of our ever popular events of the year. Ideal for an early Valentines!

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Tue 07/02/2017 - Syd Launches Aycliffe Appeal

Newton Aycliffe - Tireless charity campaigner Syd Howarth MBE has appealed for people throughout the Aycliffe area to help raise £2.5million to buy two state-of-the-art MRI scanners to improve medical services for patients in the North East.

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Northern Voices Choir Fri 03/02/2017 - Northern Voices Concert

Bishop Auckland - Northern Voices Choir at The Methodist Church, 21 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland in aid of the Children's Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital.

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Thu 26/01/2017 - Charity Golf day

Teesside West - Rotary Club of Teesside West 18th Annual Charity Golf Day on Friday 23 June 2017 at Dinsdale Spa Golf Club

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Piping in the Haggis Tue 24/01/2017 - BURNS NIGHT

Seaburn - Come and join us for a traditional Burns Night Supper followed by entertainment by Redeswyre Ceilidh Band. Tickets £20.00 via this website.

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Sun 22/01/2017 - Rotary Young Musicians Competition - Club Level

Barnard Castle - Venue: Barnard Castle School - Sixth Form Centre

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Sat 07/01/2017 - Christmas Tree Collection Scheme 2017

Bishop Auckland - Collection of christmas trees for recycling in a joint project with Butterwick Hospice

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Santa arriving at Swalwell Thu 15/12/2016 - Christmas Events

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - Some of the places Santa will visit

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Fri 02/12/2016 - The Christmas Sleigh - 2016

Durham - Santa is out and about again ...

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Sat 19/11/2016 - Annual Swimathon - the ninth!

Durham - We were at Freeman's Quay once again for our annual Swimathon.

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Sat 12/11/2016 - President's Night Dinner Dance

Seaburn - 80 guests joined President Brian Franklin at Seaburn Marriott for a delicious dinner and dancing to Cats Night Out.

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Getting Ready for the children to plant Crocus Bulbs Wed 09/11/2016 - End Polio Now

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - President Kevin giving a talk on End Polio Now to the children at Ryton Primary School

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Wed 26/10/2016 - "SERATA ITALIANA" - (ITALIAN EVENING)

Bishop Auckland - Italian Evening with the purpose of enjoying excellent food and fellowship, and to raise funds for Aquabox

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Fri 21/10/2016 - A Walk to End Polio

Durham - David did it again!

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Planting crocus bulbs Tue 18/10/2016 - Planting Polio Crocus Bulbs

Tynedale - RIBI is working with The Eden Project and the International Flower Bulb Centre (IBC) in Holland to plant purple crocus bulbs from the beginning of October so they will be in flower for Rotary Day "“ 23 February.

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Top table guests at Presidents NIght Sat 15/10/2016 - President's Night 2016

Tynedale - Tynedale Rotary President"™s Night 2016 "“ Provisional date of Saturday 15th October 2016. at the Angel Inn Corbridge

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Majestic Hotel, Harrogate Fri 07/10/2016 - District Conference 2016

Another enjoyable weekend

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Tynedale Rotarians relaxing at the 1030 District Conference Fri 07/10/2016 - District Conference 2016

Tynedale - 1030 District Conference in Harrogate. Our club photos

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Fri 23/09/2016 - Sponsored Walk with Gordon Henderson

Bishop Auckland - A sponsored walk in aid of general charitable funds following the old railway line

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Fri 09/09/2016 - Rotary Club of Newton Aycliffe's 2016 Annual Charity Golf Day. Are you interested?

Newton Aycliffe - One of our flagship events which regularly raises money for both Rotary's and other worthwhile causes.

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Swimathon Tue 06/09/2016 - Launch of Swimathon 2016

Durham - We met at Freeman's Quay Swimming Pool, Durham City, to announce the details of this year's Swimathon.

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Family fun in Ponteland Park Sun 04/09/2016 - Annual Duck Race

Ponteland - Family Fun Day featuring 5 Duck Races, Boat Races & many other features & attractions

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Last year's winners from Seaburn Rotary. Sun 31/07/2016 - Dragon Boat Race Day

Seaburn - The Dragon Boats returned for another fun-packed Race Day at Hetton Lyons Country Park.

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Sun 10/07/2016 - 2016 Northern Games for People with Disabilities

Stokesley - All are welcome to this, the 23rd annual Games for People with Disabilities. Rotary Clubs and other local organisations can nominate contestants to take part in up to 15 events during the day.We are pleased to welcome Rotarians and guests.

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Ramside Hall Hotel Sat 02/07/2016 - District 1030 Handover

Stokesley - Book now for the best District handover ever !

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                                   RAF Battle of Britain Flight Sat 25/06/2016 - Battle of Britain Flight comes to Redcar

Redcar - The RAF Battle of Britain memorial Flight is coming to Armed Forces day in Redcar on Saturday 25 June 2016 , Redcar Rotary Club has arranged for the Spitfire, Hurricane & Lancaster of the Memorial Flight to over fly the event on Redcar High street

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Sat 18/06/2016 - Annual Classics on Show 2016

Stokesley - Classic cars, motor bikes, farm vehicles and many others. A wonderful day out for all the family with monies raised going to charity. Classic vehicles and drivers admitted free as exhibitors. Entry £5, Family ticket (2+2) £12. Free parking and brochure.

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Wed 15/06/2016 - Charity Cheques Distribution

Durham - Our annual distribution of charitable funds ...

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Gateshead Mayor outside Gibside school Fri 10/06/2016 - Presentations at Gibside School

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - The Mayor of Gateshead outside Gibside School before giving out certificates to the pupils. Please note the Outstanding Ofsted notice on the above right.

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Gateshead Mayor Allison Thompson arriving at Front Street School Fri 10/06/2016 - Front Street Young Writer Presentations

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - The Mayor is met by Mrs R O'Neil at the entrance to Front School Whickham before the presentations.

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May 14 - Durham Market Place Sat 14/05/2016 - Stroke Awareness Day

Durham - Know Your Blood Pressure!

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Thu 05/05/2016 - District Assembly - 2016

An invitation to all Rotarians in District 1030 from DG Elect Peter Chandler ...

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Lord Lieutenant  Mrs Sue Snowdon with the club's previous member Revd David Tomlinson and  Rt Hon Helen Goodman, MP Thu 31/03/2016 - Charter Celebrations

Durham Elvet - 2016 sees the tenth anniversary of Durham Elvet Rotary Club receiving its Charter ...

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Two Rotarians at the Post Box in Tesco Mon 21/03/2016 - Rowlands Gill Easter Egg Hunt

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - Easter Egg Hunt in Rowlands Gill 21st March to 24th March 2016

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Sat 19/03/2016 - 7th Annual Model Railway Exhibition

Newton Aycliffe - Trains, trade stands and preservation societies ...

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Celebration candles Sat 27/02/2016 - President's Evening

Durham - A thoroughly enjoyable evening ...

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Anna with Club President Denese Cartwright Tue 23/02/2016 - Young Citizen of the Year

Newton Aycliffe - The Club successfully nominates a brave young woman as UK Young Citizen of the Year

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Lisa Stephenson, from Land of Oak and Iron and Guests at the Club Thu 11/02/2016 - The Land of Oak and Iron

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - Talk by Lisa Stephenson

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St Peter's Church, Monkwearmouth Fri 18/12/2015 - Annual Carol Service

Seaburn - Was held this year at St Peter's Church, Monkwearmouth.

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Santa Claus Fri 04/12/2015 - The Christmas Sleigh - 2015

Durham - Santa has been out and about around Durham ...

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The Rotary Foundation Mon 23/11/2015 - Foundation Seminar

General information about Foundation about how clubs in our district have made use of Foundation funds.

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Swimathon 2015 Sat 21/11/2015 - Swimathon 2015

Durham - Our EIGHTH Swimathon - a joint venture between Durham County Council and the Club.

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Come and join us at this historic event Fri 30/10/2015 - Medieval Banquet at Sunderland Minster

Seaburn - Iconic building hosts unique event

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Deerness Gymnastics Academy Wed 28/10/2015 - Norman Richardson Bequest Award

Durham - A well-deserved award from our Trust Fund

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End Polio Now Fri 23/10/2015 - A Walk to End Polio

Durham - David did it again!

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Dalmahoy Hotel Fri 09/10/2015 - District Conference 2015

Another weekend of fun, friendship, enlightenment and motivation ...

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An open gun ... Sun 20/09/2015 - Annual Clay Pigeon Shoot

Durham - Open Clay Pigeon Competition at Spennymoor & District Clay Pigeon Club

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The Swimathon Press Launch Sun 20/09/2015 - Charity Swimathon 2015

Washington Forge - 'A successful Sunday Swimathon'

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Guests enjoying last year's Garden Party Sat 12/09/2015 - Annual Garden Party

Seaburn - At St Peter's Church this year! Arranged by saintly President Peter! Come and see all the work that has been done in the gardens of the church.

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New Honorary Members Mayor Alex Geddes and Deputy Mayor Allison Thompson Thu 10/09/2015 - New Honorary Members of BRW Rotary Club

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Gateshead receiving their Certificates of Honorary Membership from President Ivan Marsham

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Sat 05/09/2015 - Dragon Boat Race

Seaburn - Are you up to a challenge? We organised a fantastic Dragon Boat Race Day with some other neighbouring clubs at Hetton Lyons Park.

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Wed 29/07/2015 - Chernobyl Children Visit

Stokesley - Stokesley Rotarians and their partners joined this year's Chernobyl visitors on their outing to York for TenPin Bowling and Creepy Crawlies. President Ken brought along the bags of fruit for each child donated by Grainges Greengrocers.

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A taste of Persia Sun 12/07/2015 - A Taste of Persia

Durham - Fundraising for the Northern Brainwave Appeal ...

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Sat 04/07/2015 - Centenary Year Concert

Newcastle upon Tyne - A Grand Concert spanning nations and generations will be held at the Sage, Gateshead to celebrate the centenary year of our Club. It will feature three outstanding choirs. Surplus proceeds will be used to support our main centenary year charity - CHUF.

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BRW Rotary Club saying a short prayer and laying flowers for Lisa and her family. Fri 03/07/2015 - Lisa Burbridge

Blaydon, Ryton & Whickham - Flowers laid outside St Mary's Church in Whickham

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Thu 26/03/2015 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The best of frenemies: King Solomon and Hiram King of Tyre

Barnard Castle - Barnard Castle School Main Hall 7.00 pm - The best of frenemies: King Solomon and Hiram King of Tyre - Dr. Mark Woolmer. It will be a good evening which Mark intends to make "fun" and illustrate.

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Tom Kelsey presenting cheque to Janet hUlme from the Air Ambulance. Wed 18/03/2015 - Tynedale Golf Tournament 2015

Tynedale - The Rotary Club of Tynedale have a Golf Tournament benefiting The Great North Air Ambulance. Enter your team to have an enjoyable day and raise funds for a charity.

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Sat 21/02/2015 - Teesdale Swimathon 2015 - Saturday 21st February,

Barnard Castle - Teesdale Swimathon 2015 which will take place on Saturday 21st February, is an annual event to raise funds for a wide range of local charities. Participants are able to nominate a Charity that they want to receive 40 % of the money they raise.

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Santa has been out and about ... Fri 05/12/2014 - The Christmas Sleigh - 2014

Durham - Santa has been out and about around Durham ...

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Thu 27/11/2014 - The implications of the 'Islamic State' for the future of the Middle East.

Barnard Castle - Public Lecture Series - Barnard Castle School 7:00 pm Speaker - Professor George Joffe

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Sat 22/11/2014 - Swimathon 2014

Durham - Our SEVENTH Swimathon - a joint venture between Durham County Council and the Club, at Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre.

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