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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
  • Community gyms

    Want to get fit and don't know where to start? Community gyms promote physical activity and encourages you to make big changes to your lifestyle. We do this by coming to you and offering the opportunity to take part in new fitness activities.

  • Garden and mixed waste permits

    If you are visiting a Household Waste Recycling Centre (tip) with a van, pickup, minibus or you are towing a trailer you will need a waste permit. You can apply for up to three permits at one time.

  • Walking and running

    Walking and running are two of the most effective exercises you can do. Why not take advantage of the extensive variety of walking and running opportunities on offer in the county that are suitable for the whole family and for all fitness levels.

  • Welfare Rights

    We can help with questions and problems on a wide range of social security benefit and tax credit issues. We offer services to the public, and to advisers and other organisations.

  • Winter service information

    Details of our winter services such as gritting, snow clearance and salt bins. Daily weather forecasts, weather warnings and information about road and school closures or other service disruption. Advice to keep warm, keep well and drive safely.