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Holocaust survivor and military researcher to speak at memorial events
Published January 20, 2022 9.34am
Two online talks, presented by a Jewish survivor of the Second World War and an expert in military history, will mark Holocaust Memorial Day in County Durham.
Generous council staff support children's hospital services
Published January 17, 2022 9.51am
Charitable council staff have donated toys and equipment to help young people receiving care at a Durham City hospital.
Deadline approaches to apply for primary school places
Published January 10, 2022 9.45am
Parents and carers in County Durham are being reminded they are running out of time to apply for primary school places for their children.
Electric vehicle loans let businesses try before they buy
Published January 06, 2022 9.10am
Small businesses in County Durham are being invited to borrow an electric van, to experience for themselves the benefits of going green.
Archive office takes first steps towards new premises
Published December 23, 2021 9.25am
Changes to a County Durham archive will mark the beginning of an exciting new era for the service, as it prepares to move to a vibrant new local history centre.
Supporting residents into training and employment
Published August 26, 2021 9.22am
A County Durham mum has spoken of her growing confidence thanks to the support she has received to take steps towards employment.