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New play area opened with help of £1.75 million refurbishment program
Published September 07, 2018 11.19am
A new children's play area opened this weekend in Binchester as part of an exciting refurbishment program.
Working together to improve health and wellbeing
Published September 06, 2018 9.35am
Successful work to improve the health and wellbeing of people in County Durham will be outlined to councillors next week.
Overseeing integrated community services in County Durham
Published September 05, 2018 2.38pm
A Durham City woman has been chosen to lead the delivery of community health and social care services in the county.
We're set to deliver first phase of 'game-changing' business park
Published September 04, 2018 3.54pm
A new private sector business park capable of attracting up to 6,000 new jobs, worth £400 million to the county's economy looks set to move into its first phase of development.
A fairy tale ending for the environment as panto cuts plastic
Published September 04, 2018 9.37am
Snow White is going green as the Gala Theatre looks to cut plastic waste from its festive pantomime.
Action-packed season in store at Empire Theatre and Cinema
Published September 03, 2018 10.32am
West End stars, popular pantomimes and award-winning tribute acts are just some of the cultural treats in store at a County Durham theatre.
Applications open for 2019/20 school year
Published September 03, 2018 10.30am
Parents whose children are due to start primary or secondary school next year can start applying for a place from next week.
How would you spend funding in your area?
Published September 03, 2018 9.49am
You are being asked to influence how funding is spent in your community in a new consultation.
Property owner counting cost of not clearing up rubbish
Published August 31, 2018 12.46pm
Failing to clear up waste outside of a former care home has cost the building's owner more than £1,000.
Exhibition celebrates town's past, present and future
Published August 30, 2018 2.25pm
A town's heritage and the creative talent which continues to flourish there will be celebrated in a new exhibition.
Seaside town set to host summer food festival in 2019
Published August 30, 2018 10.51am
A new food festival will bring the finest flavours and culinary experiences to the County Durham coast next summer.
An entertaining autumn awaits in Bishop Auckland
Published August 29, 2018 2.37pm
Sleeping Beauty, Roy Orbison, Jekyll and Hyde and Orville the Owl are just some of the stars gracing Bishop Auckland Town Hall this autumn.
What does Brexit mean for me?
Published August 29, 2018 1.58pm
Information events addressing the potential impact of Brexit on people in the North East will take place this autumn.
Applications encouraged for community funding
Published August 29, 2018 11.06am
An exciting funding opportunity for community groups and organisations is now open to applications.
Front row seats for Funny Girl
Published August 29, 2018 9.50am
County Durham audiences can experience the best of British theatre when a new production of iconic musical Funny Girl is screened at Durham's Gala Theatre this October.
International performers explore the concept of home in new theatre show
Published August 29, 2018 8.50am
Performers from across the globe will perform in a new drama exploring the concept of 'home' at Durham's Gala Theatre next month.
Chelsea Pensioners meet children, DLI veterans and Durham's iconic Tommy
Published August 28, 2018 4.11pm
Chelsea Pensioners answered the bugles' call to come face to face with the North East's most iconic soldier.
County Durham students shine amid changes to GCSEs
Published August 23, 2018 4.32pm
Students across County Durham have won praise for their GCSE performance in the face of major changes to the exams.
County Durham collection contributes to northern history project
Published August 23, 2018 12.10pm
Images from County Durham archives have been chosen to feature in a new interactive project that tells the story of our region.
'Plastic roads' trialled in County Durham
Published August 22, 2018 11.56am
Motorists on the A689 near Sedgefield in County Durham are now driving along a "plastic road."
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