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Published October 20, 2017 10.06am
A Bishop Auckland businessman has been fined after he gave waste to an unlicensed waste disposal service in return for a car wash.
Partners tackle numbered streets in Horden
Published October 18, 2017 10.31am
A multi-agency operation has been launched to clean up part of a County Durham village.
Recycling centres to change to winter opening hours
Published September 28, 2017 3.14pm
Household waste recycling centres in County Durham will switch to their winter opening times from next month.
Changes to bin collection days
Published September 04, 2017 1.54pm
Households in parts of County Durham are to have their rubbish and recycling collection day changed as part of moves to streamline the service.
Man left worse off after failing to clean up garden
Published May 04, 2017 1.30pm
A man has been ordered to pay almost a thousand pounds after failing to clear his garden of rubbish.
Crook flytipper given criminal record
Published March 03, 2017 10.43am
A man who was caught on CCTV flytipping has been left hundreds of pounds worse off and with a criminal record.
Woman caught fly-tipping left counting the cost
Published February 13, 2017 3.36pm
A County Durham woman has been left hundreds of pounds worse off and with a criminal record after being caught fly-tipping.
Love your garden and sign up for garden waste collections
Published January 27, 2017 10.11am
There's another good reason to remember St Valentine's Day this year - February 14 is also the deadline for County Durham residents to sign up to receive all 17 garden waste collections in 2017.