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Hospital Radio Gets Vital Injection

Hospital Radio Gets Vital Injection

6th February 2018

All patients at the University Hospital of North Durham will enjoy the benefits of a financial injection from the city’s freemen that will underpin the development of radio broadcasts throughout the complex.

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Craftsmen Build on Freemen's Ranks

Craftsmen Build on Freemen's Ranks

5th February 2018

Two city craftsmen, who struck up entirely separate friendships with two leaders of Durham’s ancient craft guilds, were sworn-in as city freemen at the Candlemas ceremony (February 5th).​

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Annual Dinner 2017

Annual Dinner 2017

6th November 2017

The dinner was extremely successful with 84 guests enjoying dinner in the wonderful setting of the Town Hall. Our Guests this year included, members of Berwick, York and Trinity House Guilds, the President of the Freemen of England and Wales (FEW) and the Master of York Guild.

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Obituary - Robert Ainsley Elliott

Obituary - Robert Ainsley Elliott

21st August 2017

Bob was born in Durham just before the outbreak of the war, to a family who owned a well established building firm, with whom he served his apprenticeship. He became a meticulous carpenter.

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Craftsmen Make Up For Lost Time

Craftsmen Make Up For Lost Time

7th August 2017

Two time-served Durham craftsmen have been sworn in as freemen of the city – more than 100 years after they first became eligible to join.

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