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Blue Badge misusers taken to court in County Durham
Published October 11, 2019 3.07pm
Three people who misused Blue Badges to park illegally in disabled bays have been ordered to pay out a total of £600.
Council campaign rewards travel by bike
Published October 02, 2019 10.39am
Visitors to customer access points, and selected libraries and leisure centres around County Durham can pick up free cycling rewards this autumn as an incentive to get on their bikes.
Sheraton safety works complete
Published September 24, 2019 10.17am
A £1.4 million scheme to improve safety at a busy County Durham road junction is now complete.
Road improvements for Dragonville
Published September 18, 2019 12.02pm
Work to reduce traffic congestion in Gilesgate has begun.
Camera deployed to tackle bus lane misuse in County Durham
Published September 05, 2019 2.11pm
A new camera will be used to help to deter motorists from misusing bus lanes in County Durham.
County Durham welcomes the home-coming Azuma
Published August 02, 2019 10.24am
New high-speed trains built in the county came home last night when an Azuma stopped at Durham for the first time.
Work starts on new council headquarters
Published July 29, 2019 10.58am
Work to build a smaller, more affordable headquarters for the region's largest council is set to begin, paving the way for a new multi-million-pound business district at Aykley Heads, creating up to 6,000 new jobs and delivering a £400 million boost to the county.
Changes to arrangements for the 2019 Prince Bishops Durham City Run 10k and 5k
Published July 24, 2019 4.16pm
After a burst water main led to an emergency closure of the A167 northbound at Neville's Cross in Durham, Events of the North and us have issued a statement about changes to arrangements for the Prince Bishops Durham City Run 10k and 5k races on Thursday evening.
Blackhill sinkhole repairs underway
Published July 17, 2019 11.10am
Engineers have begun to repair a large sinkhole that unearthed a Victorian railway bridge.
Durham's highway network on the road to recovery
Published July 02, 2019 4.19pm
Councillors will hear a report on the improving state of County Durham's roads at a meeting of our Cabinet next week.