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Selective licensing scheme approved for County Durham
Published September 17, 2020 10.40am
An initiative which aims to improve communities in County Durham by raising housing standards and management in the private renting sector has received backing by senior council members and two MPs.
Heritage railway line set to play its part in County Durham's economic recovery
Published September 16, 2020 3.14pm
New jobs, improved transport links and a welcome boost to County Durham's visitor economy are a step closer after councillors agreed to invest £2.1 million into a heritage railway line.
Chief executive of leading council announces retirement
Published September 15, 2020 4.31pm
Terry Collins, chief executive of Durham County Council, has today (15 September) announced his intention to retire after a successful 43-year career in local government.
Vision for County Durham remains a priority
Published September 08, 2020 3.59pm
Our resolve to bring more and better jobs into County Durham, connect communities and support people to live long and independent lives has been strengthened in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Protecting County Durham residents from illegal products
Published September 08, 2020 3.43pm
Almost 15,000 illicit cigarettes have been seized as part of enforcement work to protect the residents of County Durham, councillors will hear.
Proposals to improve housing in County Durham
Published September 08, 2020 3.34pm
A scheme which aims to drive up standards in the private housing sector and improve communities across County Durham is being considered by senior council members.
Council's digital transformation leads to awards shortlist
Published July 24, 2020 12.33pm
A North East council has been shortlisted for a national award for its digital transformation.
County Durham welcomes investment for Northern rail upgrades
Published July 23, 2020 5.16pm
Our Cabinet member Cllr Carl Marshall has welcomed an announcement from government to invest in upgrading rail services in the North.
Cabinet asked to support Bluebell Meadow Primary children being taught on one site
Published June 30, 2020 4.33pm
Councillors in County Durham are being recommended to approve the consolidation of a school onto a single site in order to offer the best possible learning environment for children.
Decision on supporting school's academy conversion
Published June 30, 2020 4.01pm
A North East council has been asked to help secure the future of a County Durham secondary school as it prepares to join a multi academy trust.
Proposal to address social housing need
Published March 10, 2020 4.02pm
New council homes could be built in County Durham under a proposed development scheme.
Inspector supports plan's vision for jobs and housing
Published February 28, 2020 1.28pm
A North East council has welcomed a planning inspector's latest response to its proposals to create thousands of jobs and new homes.