Jess Eddie in GB eight for Europeans

Durham rower Jess Eddie wants the new-look GB Rowing Team women’s eight to show they remain Europe’s leading contenders for an Olympic medal when the 2016 racing season begins this weekend. GB were the top European crew at last year’s World Championships as they finished just outside the medals behind the United States, New Zealand[…]

Help for Heroes

For the past few weeks the club has been running a weekly course in partnership with British Rowing and Help for Heroes, aimed at forces veterans from Phoenix House in Catterick. The course is led by Debbie Connolly. Some of those attending have expressed a wish to continue after the course so it is an[…]

John A Short

The funeral of John Short took place on April 13th. John was a long-standing member of Durham ARC and was in his 91st year when he died on March 29th. He first joined the club in the late 1940s, after being in the RAF, and served subsequently in several administrative roles. He was a member[…]

Further landslip at Pelaw Wood

There has been an additional landslip on the Pelaw Wood site which is due to the natural steepness of the slope. Durham County Council are currently working to stabilise the ground and are carrying out further investigations and analysis of the situation, to allow them to continue to work safely on some areas of the[…]

National Schools’ Regatta results

There were some very creditable performances from the DARC Juniors at last weekend’s National Schools’ Regatta in Nottingham, the best coming from Aiden Rushforth and Hope Cessford in reaching the finals of the J16 and girls J16 single sculls. The Championship 4+,  girls Championship 8+, girls Championship 4x- and girls J16 double sculls crews all[…]