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Romans to march on Binchester
Published: 10 July 2018 13:06
Foot soldiers, cavalrymen and barbarians will be setting up camp at Binchester Roman Fort, near Bishop Auckland, on Saturday, 14 and Sunday, 15 July for the site's annual Roman Festival.
Council tax single person discount review
Published: 10 July 2018 08:45
We are carrying out a review of all single person council tax discounts.
The search is on for Durham Tourism Superstar 2018
Published: 26 June 2018 15:01
Visit County Durham has announced a shortlist of five shining stars from Durham's tourism industry who are hoping to become Durham's Tourism Superstar 2018.
Flying the flag for the armed forces
Published: 25 June 2018 14:20
We're showing our support for the armed forces this week.
Scottish soldiers given a voice in Gala play
Published: 21 June 2018 10:57
A play bringing to life the untold story of Scottish soldiers forced to walk from Dunbar to Durham is heading to the Gala Theatre in July.
Year of Wonders at Gala Theatre
Published: 19 June 2018 13:24
An adaptation of a popular novel inspired by true events is coming to Gala at the end of the month.
Going underground for dance performance
Published: 19 June 2018 08:40
A Victorian lead mine will be the unusual venue for an underground theatre performance next week.
Students showcase their talents in Song for Europe contest
Published: 15 June 2018 13:25
Children from across the North East joined together for a special version of the Eurovision Song Contest this week where they put their foreign language skills to the test.
Commemorative stone for Victoria Cross hero
Published: 15 June 2018 13:00
A First World War hero who showed a 'complete disregard for his personal safety' was today honoured in his home village.
Durham Federation to become centre of excellence
Published: 13 June 2018 12:22
Students at a school in County Durham are to benefit from new facilities and a wider and more inclusive curriculum under new plans for the next academic year.
Get creative at new art market
Published: 08 June 2018 12:29
Members of the public are being invited to get involved in a new art market when it comes to Durham later this month.
Young people honoured at DurhamWorks awards
Published: 08 June 2018 10:38
Young people supported into employment, training and education as part of the DurhamWorks programme have been recognised at an awards ceremony celebrating their efforts.
Spennymoor man given suspended sentence for possession of counterfeit cigarettes
Published: 07 June 2018 13:38
A Spennymoor man has been handed a suspended sentence after being found guilty of possessing large quantities of counterfeit and illegal cigarettes and tobacco.
Former greengrocer holds special 100th birthday party
Published: 05 June 2018 14:03
A well-known greengrocer from Esh Winning has celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by some extra special guests.
Energy reduction project cuts the costs for local business
Published: 05 June 2018 11:57
A County Durham business is set to make significant savings after reducing its energy costs with help from a council-led project.
Teachers invited to brush up on foreign language skills
Published: 05 June 2018 08:59
Primary school staff across County Durham are being given the chance to brush up on their foreign language skills at an intensive, practical course overseas.
Counting the cost of not helping with fly-tipping enquiries
Published: 04 June 2018 12:22
Two men who failed to comply with an investigation into fly-tipping have been left hundreds of pounds worse off.
Have your say on Horden masterplan
Published: 01 June 2018 14:56
Residents in an East Durham village are being invited to have their say on proposals which could shape the future of their community.
Discover your family history at Durham County Record Office
Published: 01 June 2018 10:02
People looking to delve into their own family history are being invited to attend a free taster session taking place later this month.
'Don't miss a trick' this Scams Awareness Month
Published: 31 May 2018 12:44
Thousands of people in County Durham are falling victim to scams - but most are too embarrassed to report it.
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