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Free online training for County Durham businesses
Published February 13, 2019 11.13am
Businesses can take advantage of free online training designed to upskill workforces and boost productivity.
Archive talk focusses on locating ancestors' final resting place
Published February 01, 2019 1.01pm
A fascinating family history course will be repeated this month, teaching people how to track down their family's burial and cemetery records.
Ferryhill environment scheme wins national funding
Published February 01, 2019 11.43am
A scheme that sees young people who have offended work to improve County Durham's countryside has won thousands of pounds worth of funding in a public vote.
Holocaust survivor will tell of heart-rending experiences at genocide memorial event
Published January 17, 2019 10.05am
Bishop Auckland Town Hall will host a day of moving events as Holocaust Memorial Day remembers victims of the Holocaust and genocides.
Reminder for parents to apply for primary school places
Published January 02, 2019 11.11am
Parents in County Durham are being reminded they are running out of time to apply for primary school places for their children.
Two years of Sprucing Up County Durham
Published December 21, 2018 2.34pm
A programme which gets County Durham town and village centres clean and green has celebrated its second birthday.
Children take over council services for a day
Published December 20, 2018 10.23am
County Durham school pupils stepped into the shoes of council staff as part of an initiative that puts young people in decision-making positions.
Fly-tipper ordered to forfeit £2,500 van
Published December 19, 2018 12.11pm
A man who was caught on camera fly-tipping has been stripped of his vehicle and left hundreds of pounds worse off.
Children get an insight into Christmas in Europe
Published December 17, 2018 11.15am
Mince pies, stockings and red breasted robins - that's how children would describe Christmas in County Durham to pupils in other parts of Europe.
Free IT courses for 21st century farmers
Published December 13, 2018 10.06am
Rural residents can access free IT courses without having to leave the countryside next month.
Growing Challenge rewards keen, green growers
Published December 07, 2018 10.37am
School pupils who entered the County Durham Growing Challenge have received green prizes to keep blossoming.
Don't Drink and Drown
Published December 04, 2018 11.24am
Don't Drink and Drown - that's the simple message being issued to revellers this festive season.
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.