Category : City of Durham Trust

Roger Norris 1941-2021

Trustees were sorry to learn of the death on December 19 at the age of 80 of a former Trustee and Honorary Secretary, Roger Norris. His funeral takes place on 11 January in Durham Cathedral at 2pm. Roger was born in Hayes, Middlesex, studied ancient and modern literature at Trinity…

Trust lecture 11th December 2pm

Illustrated lecture by Martin Roberts: “The Riverbanks of the Durham Peninsula: From Defensive Moat to Romantic Landscape”. 2pm Saturday 11th December, Elvet Riverside room 141. All are welcome. To request a link to watch by zoom, email beforehand. Martin writes: “Durham’s wooded Riverbanks are no accident of nature, but…

Annual General Meeting 2021

Details of the Trust’s AGM.

The Sands Common Land Public Inquiry

Inquiry on 27-29 April and 11 & 12 May.

New legal status

The Trust has become a Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Campaign to reopen the Belmont Viaduct

Campaign to open Viaduct as a footpath and cycle way.

Talk on 8th April 7pm

We are delighted to announce an online talk on the restoration work at Beaurepaire/Bearpark.

County Council ignores its own Plan

Durham County Council has approved its own planning application for the Aykley Heads Business Park, for a design that ignores the energy standards in its recently-approved County Durham Plan.