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Maintaining support to unemployed and young people
Published April 03, 2020 5.24pm
We are continuing to provide employment and skills training during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Park and ride services suspended in Durham City
Published March 27, 2020 1.00pm
Park and ride services in Durham City are to close temporarily as the nation responds to the Government's plea to stay at home.
Maintaining mental wellbeing while staying home
Published March 26, 2020 3.11pm
People in County Durham who are having to stay at home during the Coronavirus pandemic are being offered advice on how to maintain their mental wellbeing.
Essential services for residents maintained
Published March 23, 2020 5.25pm
Our staff are working tirelessly to ensure essential services for residents continue to be provided during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Blue Badge misusers left out of pocket in County Durham
Published March 13, 2020 2.45pm
Illegally displaying their partners' Blue Badges to park in disabled bays has cost two County Durham motorists almost £1,000.
Former taxi driver fined for driving without a valid licence
Published March 03, 2020 1.54pm
A Chester-le-Street woman is facing a legal bill of almost £1,500 for driving a taxi without a licence or valid insurance.
Council leads drive for greener highways by rolling out rubber roads
Published February 21, 2020 10.15am
A North East council is using rubber waste from worn tyres to create more durable and environmentally friendly road surfaces.
Dragonville road improvements reach second phase
Published January 24, 2020 3.10pm
A scheme to reduce traffic congestion in a popular retail area on the outskirts of Durham has reached the next phase.
Transport minister praises Horden station project
Published January 06, 2020 4.13pm
A government minister has welcomed the start of work on a new railway station during a visit to County Durham.