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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.

Three sentenced after selling counterfeit cigarettes

Published September 26, 2017 9.06am

A man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and his elderly accomplices given a suspended sentence after all three pleaded guilty to selling counterfeit cigarettes.

Changes to parking arrangements in Durham City

Published September 25, 2017 2.57pm

Changes are being introduced to parking arrangements in Durham City from next month.

Noël Coward comedy comes to Gala

Published September 25, 2017 11.22am

One of the most popular and enduring comedies of the 20th century is coming to Durham for four performances this week.

Funding available to help businesses hire young people

Published September 25, 2017 10.31am

Up to £3,000 worth of funding is available to County Durham businesses through the DurhamWorks programme.

Recycle Week 2017

Published September 22, 2017 11.30am

As part of National Recycle Week 2017, County Durham residents are being urged to look and feel good by recycling common bathroom items.

Gardeners recognised in Chester's Best competition

Published September 22, 2017 10.58am

Green-fingered gardeners have been recognised for their work in ensuring their town is an attractive place to live and visit.

Six fined after being found guilty of littering

Published September 21, 2017 3.13pm

Six people have been ordered to pay a total of almost £1,500 after being found guilty of dropping litter.

Operation Spruce Up moves to Ferryhill

Published September 20, 2017 1.14pm

A campaign to clean up County Durham is moving to its latest destination next week.

New council for Durham City

Published September 20, 2017 12.45pm

A new parish council is to be created for Durham City after councillors voted in favour of the proposal.

New package aims to end teaching assistant dispute in County Durham

Published September 20, 2017 11.27am

Councillors have agreed a final offer for teaching assistants (TAs) in County Durham, which includes the establishment of a career progression board, a tailored training package and a delay in implementing contract changes until January 2018 with two years compensation.

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