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From hedgehog house building to ceramic lessons, half term is packed with activities in the park
Published February 15, 2019 1.39pm
There are exciting activities for little outdoor adventurers this half term across County Durham parks.
Celebrating 50 years of Peterlee's Apollo Pavilion
Published February 15, 2019 1.00pm
A County Durham landmark named after the first moon landing will celebrate its half century this year.
Become a Litter Hero with the Big Spring Clean
Published February 15, 2019 11.09am
Communities and individuals across County Durham and Darlington are being urged to become Litter Heroes by joining the annual 'Big Spring Clean'.
Families needed for food waste challenge
Published February 15, 2019 11.04am
Families that are fed up of throwing away food waste are being invited to take part in a challenge.
TV stars to serve up tasty treats and exciting experiments at popular food festival
Published February 15, 2019 9.30am
Two television personalities who have been entertaining people of all ages for more than a decade will help to ensure a County Durham food festival is fun for all of the family.
Horrible Histories theatre tickets up for grabs at County Durham libraries
Published February 14, 2019 11.58am
Discover British history with the nasty parts left in at a County Durham theatre next month.
Free online training for County Durham businesses
Published February 13, 2019 11.13am
Businesses can take advantage of free online training designed to upskill workforces and boost productivity.
Durham stages major low carbon conference
Published February 13, 2019 10.24am
Leaders in low carbon energy solutions gathered in Durham to discuss green issues.
Councillors to discuss funding pressures
Published February 12, 2019 3.15pm
Reductions in government funding are continuing to put pressure on council services in County Durham.
Licensing policy in consultation
Published February 12, 2019 11.16am
A review of County Durham's licensing policy has been put out for consultation.
Barnard Castle supermarket plans on show at drop-in session
Published February 12, 2019 10.54am
Residents and businesses can find out more about plans to build a new retail development in Barnard Castle at a drop-in session next week.
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.
Discover unprecedented rescue missions, Olympic quests and legendary explorers at Durham Adventure Festival
Published February 11, 2019 10.42am
A daring cave diver who helped to rescue Thailand's Wild Boars football team is among the inspirational speakers heading to a North East adventure festival this spring.
Community action scheme at Bishop Auckland
Published February 08, 2019 12.37pm
Housing and environmental issues at a County Durham town are being tackled through a multi-agency programme.
Availability for kids swimming lessons
Published February 08, 2019 10.56am
Parents in County Durham can sign up their little ones to learn how to swim.
Better Health at Work earns us a regional award
Published February 08, 2019 10.52am
Activities aimed at improving mental and physical wellbeing at work have earned us a regional award.
Bishop Auckland empty buildings to be explored
Published February 06, 2019 2.43pm
Researchers, funded by Historic England, are preparing to delve into the heritage of three historic buildings in Bishop Auckland as part of a process to help bring them back into use.
Views sought on new Durham Bus Station
Published February 06, 2019 2.41pm
What should a new Durham bus station look like?
Work to stabilise road is now complete
Published February 06, 2019 2.21pm
Essential work to stabilise a scenic County Durham road is now complete.
Join today and get three months free!
Published February 06, 2019 2.19pm
Sign up to a paid in full annual gym or swim membership between 1 - 28 February and get three months free.
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