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Children's ward given the magic of panto
Published: 21 December 2023 09:28
Children on a hospital ward experienced the magic of a royal ball during a special visit from pantomime stars.
Sign up to garden waste collections for 2024
Published: 18 December 2023 09:35
County Durham residents can now sign up for garden waste bin collections for 2024.
Updates to Christmas bin collections
Published: 14 December 2023 08:30
Residents across County Durham are reminded of some changes to bin collections over Christmas and New Year.
Fake goods seized in run up to Christmas
Published: 13 December 2023 10:10
A large haul of counterfeit luxury designer goods, estimated to be worth tens of thousands of pounds, has been seized in County Durham.
Much-missed councillor remembered with new memorial bench
Published: 11 December 2023 10:10
A new memorial bench, which pays tribute to a former Chair of County Council, has been installed in a County Durham park.
Share your views on green spaces
Published: 08 December 2023 11:22
Residents are being encouraged to take part in a new study about green spaces in County Durham.
Thousands in fines issued following flytipping
Published: 08 December 2023 10:59
Four people have been ordered to pay thousands of pounds in relation to flytipping in County Durham.
Gritting preparations ready for cold weather
Published: 29 November 2023 09:21
A North East council is ready to keep its county moving during winter.
Helping children connect with nature at Hardwick Park
Published: 29 November 2023 09:07
Children from Sedgefield are connecting with nature and developing new skills thanks to a new forest school at Hardwick Park.
Investment Zone announced for the North East
Published: 24 November 2023 10:28
Communities across the North East are set to benefit from up to 4,000 new jobs and a multi-million pound investment in the local economy.
Exciting plans for Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex approved
Published: 24 November 2023 09:06
Plans have been approved to create a new wellbeing and community hub in Bishop Auckland, bringing together leisure activities and library services under one roof.
Lumiere Light Labs illuminates opportunities for artists
Published: 23 November 2023 10:34
While the streets of Durham City and Bishop Auckland were lit up for Lumiere 2023, local artists were also given the chance to put their work in the spotlight.
Preparatory works get underway for A167 upgrades at Newton Aycliffe
Published: 22 November 2023 11:00
Preparatory works have begun ahead of a major upgrade of Newton Aycliffe's road network.
Actor returns to home theatre for panto season
Published: 22 November 2023 09:23
A County Durham actor is ready to bring some festive fun to the same theatre where she watched her first ever pantomime
Durham city transformed into a giant art gallery
Published: 20 November 2023 13:39
The 2023 edition of the UK's light biennial Lumiere closed in Durham on Sunday night, having welcomed tens of thousands of visitors to the event over four incredible nights.
Grants help green fingered allotment groups
Published: 15 November 2023 10:54
Three County Durham allotments are seeing major improvements, as the first beneficiaries of a new grant scheme.
Lumiere traffic and transport
Published: 13 November 2023 10:33
Visitors to the UK's largest light festival are being urged to plan their journeys in advance.
Demolition planned for dilapidated former bakery
Published: 10 November 2023 11:18
An eyesore building in Annfield Plain, blighted by anti-social behaviour, is set to be demolished.
Councillors to consider delivery plan for County Durham's bold economic strategy
Published: 10 November 2023 09:43
The first phase of a long-term strategy to ensure County Durham has a thriving and inclusive economy will be considered by councillors next week.
Meal kits tackle cost of living and food waste
Published: 10 November 2023 09:26
A North East council is combining artificial intelligence (AI) and a surplus food scheme to help feed families while reducing food waste.
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