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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.

Picturing the history of Durham City

Published May 26, 2017 4.44pm

Youngsters can take a step back in time and discover Durham City's past at an event next week.

Local Communities can win, win and win in Mid Durham

Published May 26, 2017 2.05pm

A number of opportunities for residents from the Mid Durham Area Action Partnership (AAP) area to discuss their views on their villages with Durham County Council officers and County and Parish Councillors, as well as potentially win £500 for their community group, are up for grabs during June and July.

Man caught with illegal tobacco left £700 worse off

Published May 26, 2017 12.53pm

A County Durham man caught with thousands of illegal cigarettes has been ordered to pay over £700.

Enjoy a range of activities this bank holiday weekend

Published May 26, 2017 9.57am

With the weather set to stay warm this bank holiday weekend, there's plenty to do across Durham to make the most of the sunshine.

Students compete in sports challenge against Hungarian peers

Published May 25, 2017 2.54pm

Young people from across County Durham battled against Hungarian students in a hotly-contested sports challenge.

West End actress comes to Gala as part of first solo tour

Published May 25, 2017 2.36pm

An actress who has performed to sell-out audiences across both sides of the Atlantic is coming to Gala as part of her first solo tour next week.

Fulfilling Lives forum

Published May 25, 2017 2.35pm

People with learning disabilities and their carers can find out about everything from health and training to social activities and holidays at a regular get together.

Council appoints new head of legal and democratic services

Published May 25, 2017 11.23am

A new head of legal and democratic services has been appointed at Durham County Council.

Multi-lingual school children wow at North East 'Song for Europe'

Published May 25, 2017 10.48am

School children from around the north-east have been getting into the groove at their very own version of the Eurovision song contest.

New rules for dog owners

Published May 25, 2017 10.41am

Dog owners are being advised of new rules that will come into force in County Durham at the beginning of next month.

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