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New campaign urges people to be Litter Heroes
Published November 20, 2018 4.12pm
Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and even Captain America - they've all been spotted in Durham City.
Ensuring road safety for school pupils
Published November 20, 2018 1.11pm
Roads in Consett are the latest to benefit from 20mph speed zone signs designed by school pupils.
Multi-academy trust for Wellfield and Tanfield schools
Published November 06, 2018 3.30pm
Councillors are being recommended to support Wellfield and Tanfield schools in their aspirations to form a multi-academy trust.
Pilot project to transform adult learning across County Durham
Published November 02, 2018 11.52am
A new project aimed at breaking down the barriers that prevent adults from improving their employment prospects has welcomed its first students.
An Ode to Road Safety
Published October 15, 2018 11.05am
Pupils from four County Durham primary schools have been getting creative with a professional writer and learning how to stay safe around traffic.
Free employment advice for people with disabilities
Published October 12, 2018 2.17pm
People with physical and learning disabilities and their carers can find out more about getting into employment at a free event this month.
Water safety campaigner gets Chairman's Medal
Published October 12, 2018 12.51pm
A 13 year old boy whose brother died after jumping into a river has been given County Durham's highest honour in recognition of his campaigning to prevent further loss of life.
County Durham students shine amid changes to GCSEs
Published August 23, 2018 4.32pm
Students across County Durham have won praise for their GCSE performance in the face of major changes to the exams.
School children get stuck in to make their village clean and green
Published August 17, 2018 11.15am
A group of primary and nursery school children have worked to brighten up their local village.
Remembering Srebrenica 23 years on
Published July 10, 2018 1.19pm
Remembering Srebrenica, at Durham Clayport Library, highlights the horrors of the 1995 genocide, which saw thousands of Bosnian Muslims killed, displaced and sexually abused as part of a widespread ethnic cleansing campaign.