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Durham City bridge reopens
Published October 22, 2021 11.35am
Durham's New Elvet Bridge has reopened today (Friday 22 October) following a full refurbishment.
Proposals submitted to review reopening town's railway station
Published October 14, 2021 9.30am
A North East council has submitted proposals to the government to consider the reopening of a town's railway station.
Prioritising walking and cycling across County Durham
Published October 05, 2021 3.22pm
The first in a series of plans that would help to double the number of cycling journeys and substantially increase walking in County Durham will be discussed next week.
Borrow a Bike and commute for free in County Durham
Published September 24, 2021 12.45pm
A free bike loan scheme supporting workers to save money and travel healthier is being rolled out across County Durham.
New Durham City bus station plans get £3.6m funding boost
Published January 21, 2021 11.11am
Work to create a modern and vibrant new bus station for Durham City is set to press ahead after a multi-million pound funding package was approved.
Roadworks to improve traffic flow at Dragonville completed
Published November 23, 2020 2.02pm
A major roadworks project has been completed to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion around Durham City.
County Durham welcomes investment for Northern rail upgrades
Published July 23, 2020 5.16pm
Our Cabinet member Cllr Carl Marshall has welcomed an announcement from government to invest in upgrading rail services in the North.
Council creates rainbow road markings to thank NHS workers
Published May 26, 2020 6.06pm
Tributes to the hard work of the NHS have been painted on roads across County Durham to show gratitude to frontline workers during the coronavirus outbreak.
Council leads drive for greener highways by rolling out rubber roads
Published February 21, 2020 10.15am
A North East council is using rubber waste from worn tyres to create more durable and environmentally friendly road surfaces.