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All the latest council news, press releases, customer notices in one place. Press releases from more than one month ago can be accessed in the archive news section.

£48,000 cash pot up for grabs

Published July 26, 2017 1.19pm

Does your community centre need new windows? Would you like to transform a disused space into a children's play area?

Family's art reveals centuries of North East life

Published July 25, 2017 10.25am

A family of artists' spectacular paintings of the North East over two centuries have been loaned to Durham County Record Office.

Ps in a Pod sculpture inspires school drama sessions

Published July 24, 2017 3.10pm

An outdoor art installation has been the inspiration for a fun drama workshop at a school in East Durham.

Pupils use 'art of persuasion' to promote dog-free playtime

Published July 24, 2017 12.33pm

Crafty kids have been getting creative in an effort to encourage dog owners in County Durham to behave responsibly.

New season shows on sale at Gala Theatre

Published July 24, 2017 11.49am

An exciting line up of theatre, live music and a swashbuckling Christmas pantomime awaits audiences at Gala Theatre over the coming months as the new autumn season is announced.

Success for Dying to be Cool campaign

Published July 24, 2017 11.24am

A nationally acclaimed campaign to make young people aware of the dangers of cold water shock has achieved a notable victory with the cause having been taken up by a prestigious national body.

New facilities give boost to grassroots sport

Published July 22, 2017 12.00pm

A new community sports hub including a changing facility and refurbished artificial turf pitch has been unveiled in Chester-le-Street thanks to a £600,000 council project.

In the pool this Summer!

Published July 21, 2017 3.11pm

What's going on in the pool for kids.

Baby Buddy app offers help for new parents

Published July 21, 2017 2.33pm

New parents in County Durham can get tips and advice on bringing up baby via their mobile phone, thanks to a free app.

Public spirited Evenwood schoolchildren win a bin

Published July 21, 2017 1.16pm

Schoolchildren have been thanked for their public spirited response to a clean-up campaign with an unusual gift - a litter bin.

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