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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Published July 21, 2017 3.11pm
What's going on in the pool for kids.
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.
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.