All the latest council news, press releases and customer notices in one place.
Published March 01, 2024 9.47am
We have received national recognition for our work to support the Armed Forces community.
Published February 28, 2024 9.28am
A rogue gardener who took more than £1,500 from a woman but failed to carry out any work has been jailed.
Published February 27, 2024 10.44am
Audiences are invited to celebrate International Women's Day (Friday 8 March) at a special event held at Bishop Auckland Town Hall.
Published February 26, 2024 10.42am
Two people have been prosecuted for separate fly-tipping related offences in County Durham.
Published February 26, 2024 9.26am
Over £6 million is being committed to tackle homelessness in County Durham after its council was successful in a bid for funding.
Published February 22, 2024 9.25am
A scheme which provides advice and assistance to people in need has received over £80,000 in funding to expand its food bank programme.
Published February 20, 2024 10.55am
A BBC Saturday Kitchen presenter, an award-winning chef and a food content creator with millions of TikTok views will headline the Sunday cookery demonstration slots at this year's Bishop Auckland Food Festival weekend.
Published February 20, 2024 9.28am
Individuals who would like to help deliver positive change in the Chester-le-Street area are being invited to join the local Area Action Partnership (AAP) board.
Published February 16, 2024 11.16am
An opportunity is available to play a crucial role in the ongoing regeneration of a County Durham town, helping to deliver millions of pounds worth of investment over the next 10 years.
Published February 16, 2024 10.11am
A brand-new visitor attraction telling the tale of County Durham's heritage will open this summer.
Published February 9, 2024 10.30am
Illegal vapes worth £1,500 have been seized as crackdown efforts continue in County Durham.
Published February 9, 2024 9.21am
A major upgrade of Newton Aycliffe's road network is set to get underway.
Published February 8, 2024 9.23am
An initiative which recruits local people to become trusted sources of public health information within their communities has been relaunched.
Published February 8, 2024 9.05am
A new plan is being launched setting out how County Durham's vast network of footpaths, bridleways, and byways, will be improved and made more accessible.
Published February 8, 2024 9.04am
A major improvement scheme at two junctions that will pave the way for the expansion of a County Durham business park is now underway.
Published February 8, 2024 8.49am
The work being done to support people affected by poverty across County Durham will be discussed by councillors next week.
Published February 6, 2024 4.26pm
Councillors are being asked to agree the closure of a school which has the lowest pupil numbers in County Durham.
Published February 6, 2024 4.23pm
Leaders of a North East council will consider the authority's budget plans for 2024/25 when they meet next week.
Published February 5, 2024 10.11am
Communities and venues across County Durham are preparing to celebrate the Lunar New Year with a host of traditional events and activities.
Published February 5, 2024 10.09am
A Durham City footbridge has been earmarked for demolition after detailed investigations determined its structural defects are beyond repair.
Published February 2, 2024 9.17am
Preparatory works are underway alongside the A690 ahead of an essential landslip repair scheme.
Published February 2, 2024 9.10am
A former County Durham takeaway owner has appeared in court over multiple food hygiene charges.
Published February 1, 2024 10.52am
A duo billed as "the world's biggest vegan and plant-based chefs" are among the headliners at this year's Bishop Auckland Food Festival, organisers have revealed.
Published January 30, 2024 9.48am
A programme of remedial works has now been finalised which will see Empire Consett undergo essential roof maintenance in the coming months.
Published January 26, 2024 11.49am
Illegal vapes worth more than £15,000 have been seized during a crackdown operation in County Durham.