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Safety advice for festive revellers
Published December 19, 2017 3.19pm
Festive revellers are being urged not to walk home along rivers, and to look out for their mates.
77,000 cigarettes seized and man arrested in raids
Published December 15, 2017 4.53pm
More than 75,000 cigarettes worth almost £20,000 have been seized and a man arrested in raids in County Durham.
Start the New Year by ditching the booze
Published December 15, 2017 4.17pm
People in County Durham are being urged to come together and take on the 2018 Dry January challenge.
Council committee seeking new member
Published December 15, 2017 1.48pm
Members of the public are being invited to apply to serve on our Audit Committee.
Work safeguards popular path following storm damage
Published December 14, 2017 3.06pm
Work has been carried out to safeguard a popular footpath in Durham City following storm damage.
New season programme announced for Gala Theatre
Published December 14, 2017 9.52am
A new production of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads is just one of the highlights of the spring programme at the Gala Theatre.
We 'log' support for hospice's fundraising reindeers
Published December 13, 2017 4.21pm
Rudolph and co will be brightening up homes and gardens this Christmas - thanks to us.
North East councils call for fair funding settlement
Published December 13, 2017 1.22pm
The 12 local authorities representing the North East have written to the Secretary of State for Local Government, Sajid Javid, requesting a fairer deal on local government funding.
Will you answer the bugle's call?
Published December 07, 2017 2.25pm
Families are being urged to march on down and discover a new DLI Collection exhibition exploring the history of military music.
Christmas shoppers warned to stay away from counterfeit goods
Published December 05, 2017 2.52pm
Christmas shoppers on the hunt for a bargain are being warned to steer clear of counterfeit goods.
Sign up for next year's garden waste collection scheme
Published November 30, 2017 10.03am
Residents wishing to sign up to next year's garden waste collection scheme can do so from the end of this week.
Free after 3 provides festive treat for motorists
Published November 29, 2017 2.30pm
Visitors to County Durham are in for a festive treat this Christmas with free late afternoon and evening parking.
£730,000 community centre on way to Burnhope
Published November 28, 2017 12.50pm
Work is underway on the building of a new community hub at a County Durham village.
Sprucing up Newton Aycliffe
Published November 27, 2017 1.27pm
A programme to get town and village centres in County Durham spick and span has moved on to its latest destination.
Digital Durham recognised for transforming broadband speeds
Published November 24, 2017 1.07pm
A programme which aims to boost broadband speeds for businesses and residents across the region has won a prestigious accolade.
Fixed penalties issued to 30 dog owners through new order
Published November 23, 2017 2.26pm
More than two dozen people have been left out of pocket in the opening months of a new order on dog control.
Community projects 'clean up' in RHS awards scheme
Published November 23, 2017 11.20am
Community groups in County Durham have 'cleaned up' in a prestigious regional awards scheme.
Roadworks at Chester-le-Street
Published November 23, 2017 9.31am
Motorists are being warned of roadworks in County Durham this weekend.
County Durham ready for winter
Published November 22, 2017 2.21pm
Gritters, ploughs and snow blowers are at the ready, to keep the roads and paths of County Durham clear and safe this winter.
Best Bar None awards celebrate ten years
Published November 22, 2017 10.07am
Pubs, clubs and bars in Durham City have been recognised for their excellence in promoting responsible drinking, at a landmark event.
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