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Acting Chief Executive appointed for PCVC's office
Published October 21, 2019 2.25pm
The Police and Crime Panel for County Durham has confirmed Jon Carling as Acting Chief Executive of the Office of the Police, Crime and Victims' Commissioner (OPCVC).
New crossing improves road safety in Chester-le-Street
Published October 18, 2019 9.59am
The installation of a new crossing on a busy Chester-le-Street road is set to help residents access shops and services safely.
Speaking out against hate crime
Published October 15, 2019 9.37am
Organisations across County Durham and Darlington are making a big noise this week in a campaign to raise awareness of hate crime.
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.
Keeping Durham safe
Published October 09, 2019 2.28pm
Two dedicated neighbourhood wardens have been appointed to patrol Durham City centre following concerns about the behaviour of a small group of troublemakers.
Landlord prosecuted for breaching licence
Published October 07, 2019 12.01pm
A landlord has been ordered to pay more than £700 for breaching the terms of a licence for a property in a designated selective licensing area.
Woman to pay £2,500 for counterfeit sales on Facebook
Published October 03, 2019 5.11pm
A woman who was caught with hundreds of items of counterfeit clothing and footwear which she was selling on Facebook has been ordered to pay more than £2,500.
Builder ordered to pay couple £33,000 compensation
Published October 02, 2019 3.50pm
A builder who caused a couple to lose £33,000 through defective and incomplete work at their home has been ordered to compensate them in full.
Pig owner sentenced for 'shocking' conditions at County Durham smallholding
Published September 27, 2019 12.53pm
Pigs living in slurry with only filthy water to drink and horses roaming in fields with sheep carcasses and dangerous debris - such were the sights that greeted inspectors at a County Durham smallholding.
Man fined for failing to provide information
Published September 27, 2019 12.41pm
Failing to provide information during a flytipping investigation has left one 25-year-old with a legal bill of almost £1,000.
Consultation launched on licensing in Durham City
Published September 17, 2019 1.41pm
Views are being sought on whether to introduce a special policy regarding the number of licensed premises in Durham City.
Shopkeeper convicted of illegal tobacco offences
Published August 05, 2019 4.22pm
A County Durham shopkeeper found in possession of illicit tobacco worth thousands of pounds has been ordered to carry out 250 hours unpaid work.
Unlicensed taxi driver earns himself a trip to court
Published April 24, 2019 11.51am
Driving a taxi without a licence has cost a County Durham man more than £700.