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Plans unveiled for Stockton and Darlington Railway 200th anniversary celebrations
Published January 14, 2022 3.56pm
Special steam train journeys, exhibitions, parades and arts and theatre events are all being planned to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Stockton & Darlington Railway (S&DR), it has been revealed.
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.
Selective licensing scheme set to improve housing in County Durham
Published December 07, 2021 4.34pm
A scheme which aims to drive up standards across County Durham's private rented housing sector has been approved by the government.
Shopping centre transformation closer to completion
Published November 16, 2021 9.10am
Visitors to a County Durham shopping precinct can now take advantage of a new, free town centre cark park.
Durham City bridge reopens
Published October 22, 2021 11.35am
Durham's New Elvet Bridge has reopened today (Friday 22 October) following a full refurbishment.
Proposals submitted to review reopening town's railway station
Published October 14, 2021 9.30am
A North East council has submitted proposals to the government to consider the reopening of a town's railway station.
BBC investment recognises the talent and potential of North East
Published September 22, 2021 1.46pm
News the BBC is to make its biggest investment in the North East in decades has been welcomed by the partnership spearheading County Durham's Bid to be UK City of Culture 2025.
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.
Free public wi-fi set to boost seaside town's recovery
Published March 04, 2021 11.05am
Free wi-fi is being introduced in Seaham next week as part of a multimillion-pound scheme to enhance the vibrancy of towns and villages across County Durham.
Demolition work starts on former shopping centre site
Published January 26, 2021 10.10am
Work to demolish an outdated former shopping centre so that the area can be redeveloped begins this week.
New Durham City bus station plans get £3.6m funding boost
Published January 21, 2021 11.11am
Work to create a modern and vibrant new bus station for Durham City is set to press ahead after a multi-million pound funding package was approved.
Council cabinet to be updated on multimillion-pound funding submission for town improvements
Published January 05, 2021 3.48pm
Councillors will this month be updated on plans to bid for Government funding which could help provide tens of millions of pounds of improvements to a North East town and the surrounding area.
Business-savvy school pupils set to take part in Spanish Apprentice challenge
Published November 25, 2020 11.29am
Business-savvy school pupils are set to get creative as part of an online competition which aims to encourage young Spanish people to visit a County Durham town.
Construction gets under way at £140m business park
Published October 08, 2020 10.16am
A new £140 million industrial park is officially open for business following the appointment of a development partner and the sale of its first plot of land.
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.