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Review looks at impact of children's homes on services
Published November 06, 2019 12.04pm
Findings from a review looking at children's residential care homes have highlighted the need for more accurate and timely information for out of area placements, to monitor demand on services and explore further opportunities for an accreditation scheme.
Cabinet asked to support school's MAT decision
Published November 06, 2019 10.31am
Councillors are being asked to support a County Durham school's decision to join a multi-academy trust in order to safeguard its future.
Empty property council tax premium changes to be considered
Published November 06, 2019 9.28am
Councillors will be asked to back changes to council tax charges aimed at bringing long-term empty properties back into use when they meet next week.
Organisations sign up to vision for County Durham's future
Published October 25, 2019 3.13pm
A range of organisations have pledged to support plans to help people live longer, and strategies to create more jobs, at the official launch of a vision for County Durham's future.
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).
Our council is first in the North East to receive payroll service award
Published October 10, 2019 10.25am
We have been awarded accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals has achieved the prestigious standard for a third time.
'Time to Talk' focuses on mental health and wellbeing
Published October 08, 2019 4.36pm
Work to support the residents of County Durham with their mental health and wellbeing is the focus of a new report.
Updated strategy sets out partnership approach to early help for children and families
Published October 08, 2019 4.23pm
A partnership approach to providing early help for children and young people is essential to them achieving their potential, councillors will hear.
More than 70 apprentices welcomed
Published October 07, 2019 10.58am
Dozens of young people have been given their first step on the career ladder after starting apprenticeships with us.
Strategy sets out digital ambitions for County Durham
Published September 10, 2019 2.22pm
A new Digital Strategy for County Durham looks set to be agreed by our Cabinet tomorrow (Wednesday.)
County care leavers outperforming national average
Published September 04, 2019 11.22am
Care leavers in County Durham are bettering the national average in finding education, work or training, councillors will hear next week.
Seal of approval sought for Chester-le-Street masterplan
Published July 03, 2019 12.17pm
Councillors will consider adopting a masterplan that has been drawn up for Chester-le-Street town centre following public consultation.