A NEW programme of local history courses begins next week (Monday, May 12).

Dr Dorothy Hamilton will again lead a number of courses based at Shakespeare Hall, North Road, Durham.

One will focus on the history of Brandon and Ushaw Moor and will be held on Monday afternoons from May 12.

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Later in the term, there will be courses on the Prince Bishops, Bede and Lanchester. The last of these will be held at Lanchester Community Centre.

Fees range from £10 to £60, with concessions available for those receiving means-tested benefits. For more information, call 0191-373-9252.