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Plumber's Job Switch Helped End Bank Customers' Cash-Flow Headaches

Plumber's Job Switch Helped End Bank Customers' Cash-Flow Headaches

05/08/2019
Seventy-two-year-old John, the latest city craftsman to join the Plumbers’ Company, lives on the outskirts of Durham with his wife Ivy, and started his working life in 1963 working as an apprentice for Fred Dennison. He stayed for five years before moving on to work for other plumbing companies in Durham.
Brothers Battle To Trace Family Links to City's Ancient Conflict

Brothers Battle To Trace Family Links to City's Ancient Conflict

05/08/2019
Family folk-lore suggests two brothers’ links with Durham City’s Freemen may stretch back to the 14thcentury Battle of Neville’s Cross. But extensive research into the lineage of James Watson-Lee and younger brother Alex, has only found firm evidence that takes them back to the 1680s.
Freemen's Generosity Ensures City Volunteers Stay  In The Pink

Freemen's Generosity Ensures City Volunteers Stay In The Pink

04/07/2019
The Durham Pointers, recognised by their distinctive pink tabards, can be seen on the city’s streets every day, in all weathers, offering a warm welcome and directions to the tens of thousands of visitors from across the world who arrive annually between Easter and October.
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Eric Bulmer
Eric Bulmer
Warden, Chairman of the Wardens, Chairman of the Charitable Trust and temporary Membership Secretary
Patrick Conway  OBE
Patrick Conway OBE
Chair of Trustees
Kathleen Vasey
Kathleen Vasey
Warden of Drapers Company and Secretary to the Freemen