Desmond and Frank kept at bay

Sustained high temperatures and unprecedented rainfall during December have taken their toll on the River Wear with flood defences being put into place twice within 3 weeks, the Environment Agency recording levels of around 2.90 metres on December 6th and again on the 26th, compared to the normal river level of around 0.50 metres. This[…]

Christmas Jumper Row

A new event on the social calendar took place the weekend before Christmas. The Christmas Jumper Row was devised and organised by Vanessa as a fun festive occasion to start off the holiday season by engaging members with the added spice of an element of competition. Timed to take place after Saturday morning training and[…]

DARC strikes gold at BRIC 2015

Durham ARC had a successful day at the 2015 British Rowing Indoor Championships held at the Lee Valley VeloPark in London on December 12th, bringing home 3 gold medals, with Joyce Collett winning in the Lightweight Women’s category for ages 60-64 over both the 2km and 500 metres distances, and Roger Stainforth securing victory in[…]