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Have a conversation about mental health
Published February 01, 2022 8.55am
We are encouraging people to start a conversation about the importance of mental health wellbeing.
Join our big econ-versation
Published January 31, 2022 12.13pm
Over half a million residents in County Durham are being invited to join the big econ-versation on issues which matter to them most - including everything from jobs to opportunities available for our children.
Multi-agency effort to support residents after Storm Malik
Published January 30, 2022 5.09pm
A North East council and its partners have continued their efforts over the weekend to assist residents who have been impacted by Storm Malik.
Festival to celebrate choral music in county
Published January 28, 2022 9.03am
World-famous artists will be part of a returning festival which helps to further young people's learning of choral music in County Durham.
Durham City Run Festival returns with sporting boost for City of Culture bid
Published January 26, 2022 3.50pm
Plans have been unveiled for the 2022 Durham City Run Festival, as part of a summer of sports and cultural events in County Durham.
Chinese New Year to be celebrated in Durham City
Published January 26, 2022 9.55am
Communities and venues across County Durham are preparing to ring in the Year of the Tiger with a host of traditional events and activities.
Man fined for driving unlicensed hackney carriage
Published January 24, 2022 11.15am
A County Durham man has been ordered to pay over £300 after operating an unlicensed hackney carriage and driving without insurance.
Packed programme of shows at Gala Durham this spring
Published January 21, 2022 8.39am
Critically-acclaimed live theatre, high profile stand-up performances and family fun are just some of the components making up an eclectic season of shows this spring at Gala Durham.
Drive to recruit new and experienced carers backed by Joan
Published January 21, 2022 8.31am
A resident living in a care scheme in County Durham has written a poem in tribute to carers as she gives her support to a recruitment drive to encourage new and experienced carers to take up a career in the industry.
LA7 statement: The return to Plan A
Published January 20, 2022 11.46am
Coronavirus rates across the region have fallen considerably in the last week and the data points towards us having passed the peak of the latest wave of infections. However, our local rates still remain above the national average.
Vacancy for co-opted member on Police and Crime Panel
Published January 20, 2022 9.04am
The Durham Police and Crime Panel is looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic individual to become an independent co-opted member.
New lighting project for historic Durham Cathedral
Published January 19, 2022 10.46am
A revamp project is set to shine new light onto historic Durham Cathedral.
Early bird offer for Gala panto following Robin Hood success
Published January 14, 2022 9.22am
Organisers at a County Durham theatre have hailed the success of its recent Christmas pantomime, and are already looking forward to entertaining audiences once again next December.
Work begins on new transition unit at children's home
Published January 13, 2022 9.07am
Work is underway to create a new unit at a secure children's home in County Durham to help support young residents when they leave the centre.
Funding available to help tackle loneliness and isolation
Published January 12, 2022 9.15am
Up to £25,000 in funding is available for organisations working to address social isolation in residents aged over 50.
Changes to school loan scheme to support energy efficiency projects
Published January 11, 2022 4.06pm
Leaders of a North East council are being asked to consider changes to a loan scheme which will encourage schools to make energy efficiency improvements.
Council to set out financial forecast for next year
Published January 11, 2022 4.05pm
Councillors will hear of our latest budget and medium term financial planning forecasts as we gear up to set our budget and council tax for 2022/23 next month.
Popular family history talks return this month
Published January 10, 2022 9.17am
Those wanting to uncover the secrets of their family history can find out how to get started with the return of a series of popular online courses.
Council seeks views on what library services people want for themselves, their family and their community
Published January 07, 2022 11.22am
Residents across County Durham can have their say on the future of local library services.
Castle restoration work takes regional award
Published December 23, 2021 9.33am
Work to revitalise a medieval castle in County Durham has won a regional award.
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