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Keep your community clean and tidy

Our Find and Fix project works to tackle tasks that are over and above normal green maintenance and street cleaning work, and get communities' cleanliness concerns fix as soon as possible.

What activities are involved

Some areas will differ according to need, but in general, activities will include:

  • clean road channels, gullies and weeding  
  • de-greasing of pavements and chewing gum removal
  • removal of graffiti
  • painting of things like benches, seats, columns and railings (where needed)
  • repairs to boundary walls and sculptures
  • replacing of shrub beds
  • litter clearance
  • manual sweeping of areas where machinery can not reach
  • repair and/or painting of things like seating, benches and bollards
  • pruning trees that may cause a danger on roads, verges or pavements
  • responsible business waste management education
  • general tidying up of untidy areas

    Get involved

    Contact us to find out if we could tackle an issue in the area where you live.


    Contact us
    Civic Pride
    03000 26 0000
    Our address is:
    • Durham County Council
    • Chilton Industrial Estate
    • Chilton
    • County Durham
    • United Kingdom
    • DL17 0SD
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