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Get inspired at Durham Adventure Festival
Published February 09, 2018 10.11am
A festival encouraging people to get outdoors and try something new is making its debut in Durham this spring.
CCTV catches man fly-tipping garden waste near kennels
Published February 07, 2018 3.23pm
A man who was caught on camera fly-tipping garden waste near boarding kennels has been left counting the cost and with a criminal conviction.
TV's Candice Brown looking forward to Bishop Auckland Food Festival debut
Published February 06, 2018 1.11pm
One of Britain's most recognisable bakers is looking forward to visiting the North East as she brings her showstopping style to this year's Bishop Auckland Food Festival.
Muddy Mayhem set to return in September
Published February 06, 2018 12.50pm
Thrill seeking early birds are invited to sign up to take on the dirtiest of challenges as Muddy Mayhem returns.
Bloomin' marvellous Durham in running for national title
Published February 06, 2018 12.01am
Durham City is in the running for a prestigious national title in recognition of its bloomin' marvellous gardens.
Dying to be Cool campaigners welcome Birds Eye decision
Published February 01, 2018 10.05am
Water safety campaigners in County Durham have welcomed a global food giant's decision to change a TV advert.
Drop-in to give your views on flood defence scheme
Published January 31, 2018 12.55pm
Residents and businesses can have their say on a proposed £6.2 million flood prevention scheme for Chester-le-Street at an event next week.
Durham Savers heads to Spennymoor
Published January 30, 2018 4.45pm
Financial advice and practical support will be available to Spennymoor residents when the NEFirst Credit Union sets up shop at the Spennymoor Youth and Community Association.
£8.2m new school for Bowburn goes before Cabinet
Published January 30, 2018 4.31pm
Proposals to build a brand new £8.2m school in a County Durham village go before councillors next week.
Tackling environmental and housing issues in Spennymoor
Published January 29, 2018 3.16pm
Environmental and housing issues in a County Durham town are to be addressed through a council initiative.
Maintaining County Durham's highways network
Published January 26, 2018 11.06am
Work to maintain a busy road and to preserve cobbles on a popular city centre route are to take place in the coming weeks.
Spruce Up arrives in Coundon
Published January 25, 2018 3.06pm
Adults with learning disabilities and schoolchildren are helping to Spruce Up a County Durham village.
TV Chef Phil Vickery joins Bishop Auckland Food Festival
Published January 24, 2018 2.54pm
One of the country's best-loved TV chefs Phil Vickery is set to share his passion for good food with visitors at this year's Bishop Auckland Food Festival, which will take place from Saturday, 21 to Sunday, 22 April.
Sign up for garden waste collections
Published January 24, 2018 12.12pm
Residents in County Durham are being reminded to sign up to get their garden waste collected.
Masterplan for 6,000 new jobs and £400m economic boost for Durham agreed
Published January 17, 2018 11.43am
Ambitious plans which aim to attract more than 6,000 new private sector jobs to a unique business park in Durham City over the next 20 years, will go ahead.
6,000 jobs and hundreds of millions for Durham's economy linked to master plan for new business district
Published January 09, 2018 3.29pm
Plans to attract more than 6,000 private sector jobs delivering a £400 million boost for County Durham's economy could take a very significant step forward next week (17 January).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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