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Council awarded best waste prevention project
Published October 09, 2019 11.01am
County Durham's efforts to ditch single use plastics have earned a national award.
Winter opening at Household Waste Recycling Centres
Published October 04, 2019 11.29am
Household Waste Recycling Centres in County Durham have now switched to winter opening times.
No more rubbish excuses - three fined for flytipping
Published September 18, 2019 11.28am
A van driver who denied he had flytipped waste found behind his parked vehicle is facing a legal bill of more than £800.
Seven prosecuted after failing to pay waste penalties
Published August 22, 2019 12.58pm
Failing to pay fixed penalties for ignoring requests to clear waste has left seven people a combined £5,000 worse off and with criminal convictions.
No changes to bin collections over August bank holiday
Published August 21, 2019 1.11pm
There will be no changes to bin collections in County Durham over the August bank holiday.
Durham's highway network on the road to recovery
Published July 02, 2019 4.19pm
Councillors will hear a report on the improving state of County Durham's roads at a meeting of our Cabinet next week.