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Council wins award at national ceremony
Published September 29, 2022 9.10am
The North East's largest council has scooped an honour at an annual awards ceremony which celebrates the work of public services.
Countdown begins for 2025 Stockton and Darlington Railway celebrations
Published September 27, 2022 11.43am
The official countdown to the 2025 Stockton & Darlington Railway (S&DR) bicentennial celebrations has today (27 September) begun, as the new brand was unveiled for the anniversary to mark three years to go.
Man fined following waste offences
Published September 27, 2022 8.39am
A man has been ordered to pay over £1,000 by magistrates after failing to dispose of household waste correctly.
Supporting care workers to drive
Published September 23, 2022 9.15am
Home care workers across County Durham are being offered support to help pass their driving tests.
Have your say on future leisure centre pool timetables
Published September 23, 2022 9.08am
Residents are being given the chance to help shape the future of the swimming pool programme at leisure centres across County Durham.
Woman fined after failing to assist with fly-tip investigation
Published September 22, 2022 9.12am
A woman has been ordered to pay hundreds of pounds after failing to assist with an investigation into waste being dumped in County Durham.
Gritters prepare to keep county's roads clear
Published September 21, 2022 9.54am
Preparations are underway at a North East council to keep priority roads clear during the winter months.
Man fined for employing unlicensed security staff
Published September 20, 2022 9.21am
A man has been ordered to pay over £500 for failing to have suitable security staff in place at his two bars.
Death of Her Majesty The Queen
Published September 13, 2022 3.36pm
People in County Durham are being invited to pay their respects to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Man fined for significant fly-tip in County Durham
Published September 08, 2022 12.24pm
A man has been ordered to pay more than £1,100 after a large fly-tip caused damage to the County Durham environment.
Proposals submitted to create Darlington to Dales rail link
Published September 08, 2022 8.45am
Plans to create a passenger rail service running from Darlington to Weardale have been submitted to government.
County attractions open doors to visitors free of charge
Published September 07, 2022 9.14am
Members of the public are being encouraged to explore dozens of cultural attractions in County Durham free of charge this month.
County Durham Pound project seeks to maximise local benefits from £1billion spend
Published September 06, 2022 3.33pm
Twelve primarily public sector organisations in County Durham which spend nearly £1 billion between them are working together to maximise benefits to the local area from their expenditure, councillors will hear next week.
Increasing budget pressures discussed by councillors
Published September 06, 2022 3.28pm
The impact of rising inflation and increases in energy and fuel costs alongside continued budget pressures are set to be discussed by councillors next week.
Cabinet asked to secure future of county school
Published September 06, 2022 3.20pm
Councillors will this month be asked to agree proposals which will set out a sustainable plan for a County Durham school.
Cabinet to hear update on regional bus services
Published September 06, 2022 3.12pm
Councillors at a North East authority will hear how bus services have been supported throughout the challenges of the last year.
Find out about town's history at Heritage Festival
Published September 02, 2022 9.36am
The public has the opportunity to find out more about the history of a County Durham community as a heritage festival returns this autumn.
Roll up to a circus performance in County Durham
Published September 01, 2022 11.44am
A County Durham town is set to come alive with all the fun of the circus this weekend.
Move smarter and thrive
Published September 01, 2022 8.46am
Did you know that there are a whole host of digital tools and facilities available for free as part of your thrive membership to enhance your exercise routine?
Budding actors set to star in Brassed Off at Gala Durham
Published August 31, 2022 10.49am
Talented young actors are set to take to the stage as a hit film is adapted for Gala Durham.
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