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Get fit and make new friends with free walking sessions
Published May 17, 2019 9.23am
A pensioner who discovered a new lease of life after joining a walking group is urging others to follow in his footsteps during National Walking Month.
Leisure centre and library to open after £2 million refit
Published May 10, 2019 3.15pm
Peterlee Leisure Centre will reopen to the public next week following a major improvement programme that has included the relocation of the town's library.
Slow to 20 road safety scheme set for 6 more schools
Published May 07, 2019 3.48pm
A successful scheme to improve road safety by introducing part-time 20mph speed limits around schools looks set to be rolled out to a further six sites.
'City Celebrations' to deliver unforgettable #CWC19 fan experience in Durham
Published May 02, 2019 1.46pm
This summer thousands of new and existing cricket fans will have the opportunity to get up close to the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup action as all 10 world class host cities bring the tournament to life in iconic locations.
Keep the kids entertained this half term
Published May 02, 2019 10.12am
Leisure centres have lots of activities to help keep the kids active during the holidays and most of all have some fun!
Paula Radcliffe's new family athletics event to make global debut in Durham
Published March 28, 2019 4.40pm
A new concept that encourages families to exercise together will make its global debut in the North East this summer.
Freeman's Quay pool closure
Published March 27, 2019 11.02am
There will be a pool closure at Freeman's Quay Leisure Centre, from May to October 2019.
New functional training suite at Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex
Published February 11, 2019 10.48am
Our new functional training suite at Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex is now open.
Winners announced at Active Durham Sport and Physical Activity Awards
Published January 28, 2019 10.54am
The talent and commitment of individuals and organisations who champion sport and physical activity have been recognised at a County Durham awards ceremony.
Download the thrive active app
Published November 07, 2018 11.36am
Get all of the latest swimming pool information at your fingertips. Thrive active makes it simple to find swimming information at any of our leisure centres.