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Residents encouraged to apply for subsidised broadband
Published October 11, 2017 2.23pm
Residents in County Durham who experience slow internet speeds are being encouraged to apply for subsidised broadband.
First glimpse at plans for new Peterlee Library
Published September 05, 2017 1.05pm
Residents are being given a first look at a new East Durham library ahead of its move to another site over the next year.
Next phase of Forrest Park scheme to begin
Published August 24, 2017 8.17am
The next phase of a development which is set to bring more than 3,000 jobs and an economic boost of nearly half a billion pounds begins this week.
New train station for Horden
Published July 31, 2017 9.14am
A new railway station is to be built in Horden after we successfully bid for millions of pounds of Government funding.
Durham businesses urged to go on the run in new corporate challenge
Published April 27, 2017 12.33pm
Businesses in Durham are being encouraged to show their competitive side as part of this year's Prince Bishops Durham City Run.
Fund manager announced for £20m investment programme
Published March 20, 2017 10.18am
A new funding partner has been announced for our £20m investment programme, which will help businesses in County Durham grow and create thousands of jobs.
Construction starts on £7.4m science park expansion
Published February 28, 2017 2.38pm
The next phase in ambitious plans to attract more high-tech, fast growing companies to one of the country's leading science parks gets underway today.
1000th apprentice supported by the council
Published November 24, 2016 11.07am
Durham County Council has just supported its 1000th apprentice, following the launch of the innovative County Durham Apprenticeship Programme in November 2011.
Durham dazzles at celebration event for Place of Light
Published November 18, 2016 1.28pm
A dazzling event was held at Durham Cathedral last night to celebrate the county's exciting new place brand Durham Place of Light.
£3.4m Council incubator ready for first businesses
Published November 11, 2016 11.35am
Durham County Council has just opened the doors to its cutting-edge business incubator and office space at Salvus House.
Funding available for North Road businesses
Published October 06, 2016 11.51am
Businesses on North Road, Durham City are being encouraged to get in touch and find out how we can help fund improvements to their premises.
North Road works start 3 October
Published September 29, 2016 3.19pm
A major improvement scheme beginning Monday 3 October will see new paving installed along the length of North Road in Durham City.
Still time to comment on County Durham Plan
Published August 01, 2016 11.41am
A major consultation on the County Durham Plan closes next week and people are being urged to make sure they have their say before 8 August.
Have your say on the County Durham Plan
Published June 16, 2016 1.28pm
A major consultation on the County Durham Plan gets underway on 24 June and there are a series of events people can attend to find out more and share their views.
Rugby Union international is our new Chairman
Published May 25, 2016 11.25am
A former Rugby Union international has been appointed as the new Chairman of our council.
Council invests in pioneering life sciences firm PolyPhotonix
Published April 22, 2016 3.48pm
An innovative company, which is on target to save the NHS a billion pounds a year with its specialist products using organic light materials, has received equity investment funding from Durham County Council.
Brighter future thanks to funding for youth employment
Published April 13, 2016 10.19am
Up to 6,000 young people are to benefit after we secured £17m to help them on their pathway to employment
County Durham Plan timeline before Cabinet
Published March 29, 2016 2.45pm
Our Cabinet members will be asked to agree the way forward for the County Durham Plan when they meet next week (6 April).
Praise for finance chief as retirement confirmed
Published March 04, 2016 12.38pm
The man who managed the finances for the largest council in the region during a period in which it was forced to make £153 million in budget cuts, has confirmed he will retire later this spring.