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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.
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.
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.
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.
Durham City Train Station harnesses flower power for mental health
Published June 14, 2019 10.32am
Budding displays at Durham City's Train Station will help people discover mental health support.
Carers celebrated as national campaign comes to County Durham
Published June 13, 2019 12.03pm
Special events for carers in County Durham helped celebrate their valuable role and explored their experiences during a week-long campaign.
New events venue will benefit community for years to come
Published June 10, 2019 11.44am
A tired and underused sports hall has been transformed into a high-class community events venue, thanks to funding from one of our 14 area action partnerships (AAP).
Dying to be Cool assemblies return for fourth year
Published June 10, 2019 11.34am
Schoolchildren in County Durham are learning the dangers of jumping into rivers this summer, through the return of a water safety campaign.
Seaham Food Festival Saturday cancelled - will go ahead tomorrow
Published June 08, 2019 10.48am
Organisers of Seaham Food Festival have taken the very difficult decision to cancel today's events due to the horrendous weather.
Councillors welcome investment in Durham's future
Published June 07, 2019 2.01pm
As a new cinema opens its doors in Durham City, councillors have spoken of the important role private sector investment plays in boosting the economy.
Entries are open for the 30th Environment Awards
Published June 06, 2019 9.57am
County Durham's prestigious Environment Awards are looking for entrants as they mark their 30th year.
Proposed full dualling of A66 welcomed
Published June 05, 2019 12.24pm
Proposals to fully dual the A66 are being supported by us.
Community hub lined up at former Sherburn Hill school
Published June 04, 2019 4.29pm
A new community facility is to be created in a County Durham village, subject to councillor approval.
Wear your pyjamas to County Durham libraries
Published June 03, 2019 12.48pm
Children are being encouraged to wear their pyjamas to County Durham libraries as part of a national campaign.
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