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The Harpers Fitness Durham Contract includes Peterlee Leisure Centre and Seaham Leisure Centre. Harpers Fitness caters for every gym-goer with a variety of membership packages and payment options to suit all lifestyles and budgets. Operating across 70 centres in the UK, Harpers has invested over £2.6 million into its facilities to deliver the latest gym equipment, fitness classes, personal assessments and training, for more than 50,000 members.

About The Digital Newsroom

The Durham Contract Digital Newsroom is a simple and useful resource for you to keep track of all the latest news stories. High resolution images and complete press releases are available to download from here, and you can connect with our various social media profiles easily. Suggestions for improvements are welcome.

Contact Details

Richard Hanney,
Manifest Communications
t. +44 (0)1132 429 174
e. richard@manifestcomms.co.uk


Peterlee Leisure Centre welcomes TNA Impact Wrestling star

Peterlee Leisure Centre will be hosting the North East Wrestling Society’s Anniversary show on 25th May, which will see TNA Impact Wrestling star Douglas Williams appear alongside Mexican sensation, El Ligero, who will defend the NEWS British Championship title against “The Tyneside Titan” Lowthian.

  • Douglas Williams, who made a name for himself on the Japanese wrestling scene and is now a regular on TNA Impact Wrestling, will be appearing at the action-packed event
  • The event will also feature wrestling regulars Micky Long, Iain Robinson, AJ Anderson and Martin Kirby, with many more to be confirmed
  • The event will open its doors at 6.30pm and ticket prices are £8 for children and £10 for adults
  • Tickets can be purchased by calling 07712575820 or by visiting the centre
  • For more information please visit http://www.newrestling.co.uk


Malcolm Grinstead, Contract Manager for Peterlee Leisure Centre, comments:

We love holding wrestling events at Peterlee and we are thrilled to host a NEWS British Championship match. The wrestlers always put on a fantastic show and draw in fans of the sport from across the region. I can guarantee a brilliant atmosphere – so if you like a good smackdown, Peterlee is definitely the place to be!

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Local leisure centre makes a splash with new sport initiative

Peterlee Leisure Centre is teaming up with County Durham Sport to help the local community get into sport by introducing a brand new Aqua class for beginners to its timetable. The class is specifically for people that are currently inactive and want to take that first step into a healthier and fitter lifestyle. The classes […]

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Peterlee vs. Mud! Local leisure centre takes on epic obstacle race

On Sunday 23rd March, Peterlee Leisure Centre users took part in an extreme obstacle filled mud run in Hardwick Park, Sedgefield. Sixty-seven fitness enthusiasts who train at the centre completed the Muddy Mayhem challenge, which involved running 5km or 10km over a muddy obstacle course The extreme course saw the brave participants wade through freezing […]

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Peterlee Leisure Centre to host free ladies day

Peterlee Leisure Centre is teaming up with East Durham Belles to host a special ladies day at the centre on Saturday 29th March. From 12pm until 4pm, the leisure centre will be encouraging the women of the community to come and try a wide range of exercise classes completely FREE of charge. This exciting physical […]

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