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Plans unveiled for new and improved Durham Bus Station
Published January 14, 2020 12.54pm
Residents are being encouraged to express their views on plans to replace a dated city centre bus station with a more modern and welcoming facility.
Councillors to consider bus passes for WASPI women
Published January 07, 2020 3.25pm
Women affected by changes to the state pension age could benefit from a new concessionary travel scheme if the idea gets the backing of councillors next week.
Street works permit scheme aims to reduce disruption
Published January 07, 2020 3.11pm
A permit scheme to reduce disruption caused by street works in County Durham could be introduced this spring if councillors give the proposal the green light.
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.
Motorists advised of disruption at A690 junction
Published January 03, 2020 2.06pm
Motorists in County Durham are being advised of potential disruption to their journeys following damage to traffic light controls.
Historic Teesdale bridge re-opens
Published December 24, 2019 10.49am
A bridge which provides access to Low and High Force waterfalls has re-opened following maintenance works.
New coach park provides boost for county tourism
Published October 24, 2019 12.06pm
A new coach park has opened in a major boost for tourism in County Durham.