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£3.35m eco-friendly development to offer independent living support to adults with learning disabilities and autism in County Durham
Published January 26, 2022 11.12am
A £3.35m development providing sustainable, flexible housing to support independent living for people with learning disabilities is nearing the final stages of approval in County Durham.
Care Connect supports thousands through the pandemic
Published September 16, 2021 9.11am
An emergency alarm service supporting vulnerable residents across County Durham has responded to over 46,000 calls since the start of the pandemic.
County Durham support for Afghan Refugees
Published September 01, 2021 3.43pm
Durham County Council Elected members and staff has watched the events unfolding in Afghanistan in recent weeks with sadness.
Funding boost for adult social care staff training
Published August 03, 2021 9.17am
More than £70,000 has been secured to support the training of adult social care staff across County Durham.
Reading scheme to boost wellbeing for long Covid patients
Published July 02, 2021 10.59am
Patients being treated for long-term effects of coronavirus in County Durham and Darlington are benefitting from a new mental health and wellbeing initiative.
NHS vaccine bus to deliver more walk-in jabs across County Durham
Published June 07, 2021 12.19pm
A working men's club and a busy marketplace will be among the destinations visited by the NHS vaccine bus as it continues its journey across County Durham.
Carers' 'quick intervention' saves 98-year-old in kitchen fire
Published February 15, 2021 11.38am
Two County Durham care responders have been praised by fire services for their quick-thinking, which helped save the life of a 98-year-old during a kitchen fire.
People asked to self isolate following coronavirus outbreak linked to charity football match
Published September 07, 2020 12.54pm
Up to 300 people who attended a charity football match on 30 August at a working men's club on the border of Sunderland and Durham, are being asked to self-isolate for 14 days from the date of the event.
Pair fined after counterfeit cigarettes found in home
Published August 14, 2020 12.53pm
A County Durham couple has been fined after they were caught possessing counterfeit and illegal cigarettes and tobacco.
Learning disability community encouraged to Be Cancer Aware
Published July 13, 2020 11.14am
Council staff with a learning disability are playing a valuable role in encouraging their peers to talk about cancer, by starring in a regional awareness video.