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Vision for County Durham remains a priority
Published September 08, 2020 3.59pm
Our resolve to bring more and better jobs into County Durham, connect communities and support people to live long and independent lives has been strengthened in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Protecting County Durham residents from illegal products
Published September 08, 2020 3.43pm
Almost 15,000 illicit cigarettes have been seized as part of enforcement work to protect the residents of County Durham, councillors will hear.
North East council leaders urge people to protect themselves and others to prevent coronavirus spreading
Published September 08, 2020 8.45am
Statement on behalf of the leaders of the seven North East local authorities and the North of Tyne Combined Authority.
People asked to self isolate following coronavirus outbreak linked to charity football match
Published September 07, 2020 12.54pm
Up to 300 people who attended a charity football match on 30 August at a working men's club on the border of Sunderland and Durham, are being asked to self-isolate for 14 days from the date of the event.
Reminder to record customers' details in hospitality venues
Published August 21, 2020 12.27pm
Pubs and restaurants in County Durham are being asked to continue to gather customers' details to help support the NHS Track and Trace system.
People of Stanley thanked for helping reduce spread of coronavirus
Published August 20, 2020 4.46pm
People in Stanley are being thanked for their role in preventing the further spread of coronavirus in the community.
Club customers asked to self-isolate following Covid-19 cases in Stanley
Published August 17, 2020 4.11pm
People visiting a Stanley club earlier this month are once again being urged to self-isolate following confirmation of four more positive coronavirus tests linked to the venue, taking the total number to eight.
Pair fined after counterfeit cigarettes found in home
Published August 14, 2020 12.53pm
A County Durham couple has been fined after they were caught possessing counterfeit and illegal cigarettes and tobacco.
Free training hub to improve mental health and wellbeing in the workplace
Published August 05, 2020 9.53am
A free training hub is raising the standard of mental health support for employees across County Durham.
Improving walking and cycling provision in Durham City
Published July 24, 2020 3.57pm
Temporary measures which will create more space for walking and cycling are to be introduced at six Durham City locations following the success of a funding bid.
Learning disability community encouraged to Be Cancer Aware
Published July 13, 2020 11.14am
Council staff with a learning disability are playing a valuable role in encouraging their peers to talk about cancer, by starring in a regional awareness video.
Primary school pupils create coronavirus public safety posters
Published June 03, 2020 10.38am
Pupils at a County Durham primary school have been creating handmade posters to help us spread public health messages during the coronavirus outbreak.
"Providing community leadership and support to our communities"
Published March 18, 2020 4.15pm
A North council Leader has outlined the steps it has taken to "provide community leadership and support to our communities in what are truly unprecedented, uncertain and challenging times for everyone."
Council's continuing response to COVID-19 guidance
Published March 18, 2020 2.19pm
We have announced further details of how our services and events are affected in response to government guidance on Coronavirus.
Employers invited to support their working carers
Published February 26, 2020 11.39am
A scheme is being offered to organisations to help employers support members of their workforce who are also unpaid carers.
Defibrillator fitted at popular park
Published February 20, 2020 9.58am
Life-saving equipment is now on hand at a popular County Durham park, thanks to combined funding efforts.
Council's disability support gets government status
Published January 21, 2020 12.14pm
We have received government recognition for our inclusive approach in recruiting and retaining staff with a disability or health condition.