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County Durham launches bid to become UK City of Culture 2025
Published: 19 July 2021 08:02
County Durham has today launched its bid to be named UK City of Culture 2025 - with the hope the accolade will provide a major boost for the whole north east region.
Plans unveiled for Stockton and Darlington Railway 200th anniversary celebrations
Published: 14 January 2022 15:56
Special steam train journeys, exhibitions, parades and arts and theatre events are all being planned to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Stockton & Darlington Railway (S&DR), it has been revealed.
Building a brighter future together
Published: 12 January 2022 09:38
Tackling climate change and raising the region's reputation as a cultural destination are just some examples of effective partnership work in County Durham, councillors will hear next week.
Electric vehicle loans let businesses try before they buy
Published: 06 January 2022 09:10
Small businesses in County Durham are being invited to borrow an electric van, to experience for themselves the benefits of going green.
Coronavirus vaccination centre opens to the public at County Hall
Published: 23 December 2021 14:08
Members of the public can now get their coronavirus jab at a new location in County Durham.
Council renews commitment to Armed Forces community
Published: 16 December 2021 09:14
Our largest council has again pledged its support to Armed Forces personnel, veterans and their families by re-signing the Armed Forces Covenant.
Fun activities with food on offer to County Durham youngsters this Christmas
Published: 16 December 2021 09:10
Christmas crafts, swimming sessions and theatrical workshops are just some of the activities set to entertain youngsters over the festive break.
Traders invited to apply for Bishop Auckland Food Festival
Published: 14 December 2021 10:07
Traders are being invited to apply for a stand at one of the region's most popular food festivals ahead of its return next spring.
Continuing to deliver services safely following Plan B announcement
Published: 10 December 2021 18:08
We would like to reassure residents and businesses that we will continue to deliver our services following the introduction of the Government's Plan B winter response.
Selective licensing scheme set to improve housing in County Durham
Published: 07 December 2021 16:34
A scheme which aims to drive up standards across County Durham's private rented housing sector has been approved by the government.
Councillors to hear update on plan to meet housing need
Published: 07 December 2021 16:28
Councillors will receive an update next week on ongoing work to meet the need for affordable housing in County Durham.
Creating an inclusive economic strategy for County Durham
Published: 07 December 2021 15:25
Communities and businesses are set to play a crucial role in developing an inclusive and pioneering economic strategy for County Durham.
Kind-hearted council staff to help children in hospital this Christmas
Published: 06 December 2021 13:15
Kind-hearted council staff are helping children in the region's hospitals this Christmas through a charity appeal.
Continued multi-agency support for residents affected by Storm Arwen
Published: 05 December 2021 16:19
County Durham residents affected by Storm Arwen continue to be supported by a wide range of organisations.
County Durham Multi-Agency recovery effort supported by Army after Storm Arwen
Published: 04 December 2021 15:10
Military personnel are supporting efforts this weekend to help those in County Durham affected by Storm Arwen.
Primary pupils are planting for the future
Published: 03 December 2021 09:40
Schoolchildren in County Durham are creating new woodlands to help battle climate change.
Army drafted in following County Durham power cuts
Published: 03 December 2021 06:52
Military personnel have been drafted in to help support County Durham residents affected by power cuts following Storm Arwen.
Joining forces to tackle climate change
Published: 02 December 2021 08:56
Television presenter, podcaster and author Tom Heap was the keynote speaker at an event aimed at strengthening County Durham's response to climate change.
Success celebrated at DurhamWorks awards
Published: 29 November 2021 08:30
Young people who have been supported into employment, training and education have been honoured at a County Durham awards ceremony.
New cycle and walking route funded for Newton Aycliffe
Published: 26 November 2021 09:00
Work has begun on a new travel route in Newton Aycliffe to provide better facilities for pedestrians, wheelchair and pushchair users and cyclists.
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