The story of category D in County Durham

The story of category D in County Durham

The Romans lived here; why can’t we? Newfield Forever! Witton Park to live, not die, were the messages emblazoned on the placards. The devastation caused to families and communities through the introduction of ‘category D status’ villages has been revealed with the...
William Martin and Marradharma

William Martin and Marradharma

Marradharma – you may have heard this phrase used in the North East, but what does it mean? Marradharma was a phrase coined by William Martin, the Silksworth-born poet. He was inspired by the Eastern spiritual traditions he encountered whilst working as a radio...
The Future We Build

The Future We Build

Redhills is now closed for an extensive programme of restoration and renewal.   With the support of The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Durham County Council and others, the Miners Hall will become a vibrant centre of culture, heritage and education for the...
Descendant of Alexander MacDonald visits

Descendant of Alexander MacDonald visits

The Redhills Team has welcomed a direct descendant of the pioneering trade union leader Alexander MacDonald. Peter Livingstone visited Redhills to view the statue of his esteemed ancestor on the grounds of Durham Miners Hall. Peter, from Dorset, was in the region...