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Durham County Council

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A to Z


On our A to Z you will find an alphabetical list of the services and information we offer, as well as some information about key partner organisations. Please click on the letters below to see what options are available.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  • Land drainage and watercourses

    We are the lead local flood authority and the 'operating authority' for all ordinary watercourses in County Durham.

  • Large items (bulky waste) collections

    Find out how to get rid of any large household items, such as beds and mattresses, fridges, cookers and sofas or DIY waste, such as baths and radiators.

  • Learning disabilities - support for people with

    Many people living in County Durham need help at some point to enable them to live as safely and independently as possible. This might be due to disability, illness or injury.

  • Leisure centres

    We offer a range of facilities at leisure centres across the county.

  • Libraries

    Find out what you can do in our libraries, including how to join, how to reserve an item and renew a loan.

  • Licences & Permits

    License and permit information, including licence applications.

  • Litter

    Help tackle litter in your local area and keep County Durham clean. Always place your litter in a bin (recycle where possible) or take it home. Please encourage your family and friends to do the same.

  • Locate - our new care and support services website

    Visit Locate, our new website providing information and services to meet your care and support needs, now and in the future.

  • Locomotion: the National Railway Museum at Shildon

    Find out about Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon - a great day out for all, whatever the weather!