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Young people reap benefits of apprenticeship scheme
Published July 20, 2018 9.50am
Apprentices have been speaking about the valuable skills and experiences they have gained since joining our workforce.
Summer holiday library activities
Published July 19, 2018 7.04pm
Find out what's on in our libraries over the Summer holidays.
Free snacks to help fuel summer of fun for children
Published July 19, 2018 2.20pm
Children can enjoy free snacks at libraries and leisure centres across County Durham this summer.
Log on to interactive library for kids
Published July 19, 2018 1.26pm
Children in County Durham are being encouraged to get lost in a good book over the summer holidays by logging on to an interactive online library service.
Family swim for £10 this summer
Published July 19, 2018 12.38pm
£10 family swim offer during the summer holidays.
Volunteers help keep County Durham's beaches clean
Published July 19, 2018 12.19pm
Hard working volunteers have cleared more than 500 bags of rubbish from County Durham's beaches so far this year.
Fine weather, smiles and a record field at the 2018 Prince Bishops Durham City Run
Published July 19, 2018 12.08pm
A record field of runners was cheered on by big crowds at the 2018 Prince Bishops Durham City Run on Wednesday evening.
Local performers get involved in BRASS 2018
Published July 19, 2018 11.40am
Community groups from across the county have been taking part in special performances as part of this year's BRASS Festival.
Young people learn more about dangers of pollution
Published July 19, 2018 10.35am
An art exhibition focusing on the dangers of pollution has been created by young people from County Durham.
Views sought on how to help children maintain healthy weight
Published July 18, 2018 11.01am
We are seeking the public's views on the factors that influence a child's weight ahead of a joint review being carried out with partners in the NHS.
Inclusive outdoor festival returns to Wharton Park
Published July 17, 2018 3.13pm
Families are invited to come along to Wharton Park as IncludFEST Durham, an accessible and inclusive arts festival, returns to the city.
Focus on new technologies at ICT Schools Conference
Published July 17, 2018 2.07pm
Staff from schools across the region have been learning more about ICT during an annual conference.
Creation of extra parking spaces at Peterlee Leisure Centre
Published July 17, 2018 12.59pm
Parking at Peterlee Leisure Centre will be made easier thanks to the creation of an overflow car park at the venue.
Switching energy supplier saves households in County Durham £65,500
Published July 17, 2018 10.50am
Help is at hand to join almost 300 households who have made a combined annual saving of £65,500 by switching energy supplier.
Man narrowly avoids jail for selling fake Little Mix phone covers
Published July 17, 2018 10.11am
A businessman caught selling fake Little Mix, Louis Vuitton and Apple mobile phone covers has narrowly avoided prison.
Paving the way for £1.1m improvement scheme
Published July 17, 2018 8.12am
Motorists are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys during two days of roadworks in County Durham.
BRASS Festival returns to Durham
Published July 13, 2018 2.36pm
Some of the world's best street bands have descended on Durham as this year's BRASS Festival gets underway.
Young people warned not to drink by rivers
Published July 13, 2018 1.52pm
Young people in County Durham are being warned of the dangers of drinking by rivers.
Have your say on Bishop Auckland masterplan
Published July 13, 2018 1.26pm
People in Bishop Auckland are being invited to help shape the future of its town centre as the second phase of a major consultation gets underway.
Nursery staff clock up 23 million plants and 70 years' service
Published July 13, 2018 10.22am
They've overseen the production of more than 20 million plants which have brightened up County Durham.
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