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Issue 13, June 2008

In this 12 page issue you can read about the British Steel Archive Project which is now underway, the newly refurbished Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum plus much more.

Community Matters Issue 13.pdf

Issue 12, June 2008

In this 12 page issue you can read about the North East War Memorial website one year on from the launch plus news on new publications and projects.

Community Matters Issue 12.pdf

Issue 11, September 2007

A 12 page issue this time with articles from Gainford and Bowburn local history societies. Find out how a visit to The University Library at Palace Green led to a new discovery for Bowburn Local History Society and much more.

Community Matters Issue 11.pdf

Issue 10, May 2007

This issue has a Roman element to it as well as updates on recent community events. You can read about the forthcoming exhibition 'Return of the Romans' and find out where Channel 4's Time Team has been filming recently.

Community Matters Issue 10.pdf

Issue 9, January 2007

Updates on community projects, a visit to Blackhall by Windfall Films, and celebrating Shadforth's history are just some of the features of this 8 page issue.

Community Matters Issue 9.pdf

Issue 8, September 2006

A 16 page edition this time! In this issue - read about County Durham's Local Heroes, School log books - fascinating documents of social history, an oral history project from the Chinese community, the Wor Language Project and much more!

Community Matters Issue 8.pdf

Issue 7, May 2006

Another bumper edition! In this issue - read about A 'Who Do You Think You Are' experience, new facilities at Beamish Museum and information about archaeology events and much more.

Community Matters Issue 7.pdf

Issue 6, January 2006

On offer in this issue is a look back at some of the Home Front events organised to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the ending of World War 2. Local societies and community groups throughout County Durham have certainly been busy. Are you looking for some funding for a local project, then read on!

Community Matters Issue 6.pdf

Issue 5, September 2005

Take a look at this issue to read some of the thoughts and memories gathered at this year's Durham Miner's Gala and to read the final contribution from the Coal Mining Oral History Project. Also featured is the Weardale Museum plus much more.

Community Matters Issue 5.pdf

Issue 4, May 2005

A bumper edition with more extracts from the Coal Mining Oral History Project but this time on a World War Two theme. You can also read about Billy Row, Beamish collections and more.

Community Matters Issue 4.pdf

Issue 3, January 2005

In this issue take a look back at events from the past year, extracts of coal mining memories, Yesterday Belongs to You 7 and much more.

Community Matters Issue 3.pdf

Issue 2, September 2004

Read about the new history society at Shadforth, the North Eastern Police History Society and the History of People Past and Present Archive plus much more.

Community Matters Issue 2.pdf

Issue 1, May 2004

This is the first issue of the newsletter and, amongst other things, you will find articles about Bowburn, the Resource Centre at Beamish Open Air Museum and Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre. An events programme is included as well as addresses for interesting heritage-related websites.

Community Matters Issue 1.pdf