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Man sold illicit cigarettes to our officers three times
Published August 17, 2018 2.55pm
A man who sold illegal and counterfeit cigarettes to trading standards officers three times has been left hundreds of pounds worse off.
Thousands more pupils learn about cold water shock
Published July 20, 2018 4.00pm
"It was scary but in a good way because it was a warning to be careful. It was really good that Cameron's mam was able to talk to us about this."
Paving the way for £1.1m improvement scheme
Published July 17, 2018 9.12am
Motorists are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys during two days of roadworks in County Durham.
Young people warned not to drink by rivers
Published July 13, 2018 2.52pm
Young people in County Durham are being warned of the dangers of drinking by rivers.
Selling to undercover officer lands man in court
Published July 06, 2018 2.40pm
A man who sold illicit cigarettes and tobacco to an undercover trading standards officer has been left more than £400 worse off and with a criminal record.
Teaching schoolchildren how to be safe around water
Published July 03, 2018 5.19pm
Schoolchildren in County Durham are being taught how to stay safe in and around water.
Drowning Prevention Week sessions for schoolchildren
Published June 20, 2018 1.42pm
Hundreds of schoolchildren are being taught how to keep themselves safe around water this Drowning Prevention Week.
Enjoy a healthy and safe World Cup
Published June 14, 2018 5.20pm
Football fans are being offered some simple tips to ensure they stay healthy and safe during the World Cup.
Extension of mandatory HMO licensing
Published June 13, 2018 2.35pm
Landlords with properties in County Durham are being encouraged to check whether they need a licence ahead of upcoming changes to legislation.
Unlicensed scrap dealer successfully prosecuted
Published June 12, 2018 1.01pm
An unlicensed scrap metal dealer who drove off when his vehicle was approached by one of our wardens and was stopped by police has been left hundreds of pounds worse off.
Cyle Gosling launches Dying to be Cool 2018
Published May 31, 2018 2.48pm
The brother of a County Durham teenager who died from cold water shock is urging young people to acclimatise before going into rivers this summer.
County Durham internet fraudsters jailed
Published May 31, 2018 1.45pm
Brothers from County Durham who pocketed more than £600,000 from online shoppers for hot tubs, saunas and other luxury products which failed to materialise have been jailed for a combined ten and a half years.