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National grant allows new DLI stories to be told
Published June 25, 2019 1.20pm
More fascinating stories and images from one of the UK's most extensive regimental archives will be revealed to the public thanks to a major funding boost.
Flying the flag for the armed forces
Published June 25, 2019 1.06pm
The region's largest council is showing its support for the armed forces this week.
Going green to keep Durham's streets clean
Published June 25, 2019 1.06pm
The North East's largest council is trialling new electric cleaning equipment as part of its fight against climate change.
Thousands take part in Big Play
Published June 24, 2019 3.36pm
Thousands of young people from across County Durham and Darlington picked up their musical instruments making the region come alive with the sound of music.
County Durham recyclers reminded not to use bags
Published June 24, 2019 1.07pm
Residents are being reminded not to place items inside bags when filling their recycling bins and boxes.
Family life at the heart of support scheme
Published June 24, 2019 11.54am
"From first arriving here all those years ago I have felt safe and comfortable, completely at home and part of a real family."
Cricket World Cup fever gripping County Durham
Published June 24, 2019 10.42am
Cricket World Cup fever is well and truly gripping the nation and one of the world's biggest sport events is now just days away from arriving in County Durham.
County Durham road closed following sinkhole
Published June 21, 2019 5.34pm
A County Durham road has been closed in the interests of public safety following the discovery of a sinkhole.
Woman fined hundreds of pounds for failing to clear rubbish
Published June 21, 2019 4.13pm
A woman who has repeatedly blighted her neighbours' lives by leaving rubbish outside of her home has been ordered to pay out almost £1,300.
Consulting on a vision for the future of County Durham
Published June 21, 2019 9.41am
By 2035, County Durham will have more and better jobs, people will live long and independent lives and communities will be well connected and supportive.
New cycle station encourages bike and book lovers alike
Published June 20, 2019 9.40am
Book worms and cyclists will be able to get their fix as libraries install new cycle friendly facilities.
National Breastfeeding Week highlights support available to County Durham mums
Published June 19, 2019 3.52pm
New and expectant mothers can find out about support to help them breastfeed as part of a national awareness raising campaign.
Get fit for less this June
Published June 19, 2019 2.20pm
A woman whose fitness journey led her to lose over five stone is encouraging others to join the gym ahead of a new membership special offer.
Durham History Centre consultation
Published June 19, 2019 2.00pm
Residents are being invited to give their views on designs for a new history centre for County Durham.
Campaign targets scams and offers support for victims
Published June 19, 2019 10.39am
Durham County Council is supporting a national campaign to target scams and offer advice to help people avoid being duped.
North East transport bid welcomed by councillors in Durham
Published June 18, 2019 3.00pm
Councillors in County Durham have voiced their support for an ambitious £377 million bid to transform travel across the region.
Road will be closed for essential work to take place
Published June 18, 2019 2.39pm
A road in County Durham is set to close to allow major roadworks to take place, safeguarding the future of the link road for residents and businesses.
Get active for less this June
Published June 16, 2019 1.00am
Join the gym for £5 between 17 - 30 June and pay nothing more until August.
Celebrating 50 years of friendship
Published June 14, 2019 12.40pm
An evening of live music marked five decades of friendship between County Durham and its German twin town.
Festival outreach project explores the benefits of music for people living with dementia
Published June 14, 2019 10.43am
The power of music to evoke memories is at the heart of a community arts project bringing together young performers and people living with dementia.
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