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Searching for more foster carers in County Durham
Published October 15, 2021 9.18am
More people are being urged to consider becoming foster carers to help make a difference to the lives of children across County Durham.
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.
Older residents in County Durham invited to move more
Published October 13, 2021 5.05pm
As part of our new Move campaign, we are encouraging older residents to 'move more' by taking advantage of a wide selection of specially designed activities available across the county.
Collection points open in Spennymoor for unwanted small electricals
Published October 13, 2021 9.20am
Residents in Spennymoor can now recycle their small electrical items easily, following the opening of two collection points in the area.
Lumiere 2021 programme revealed
Published October 12, 2021 1.56pm
The full programme of 37 international artworks for Lumiere 2021 has been revealed, following the announcement that County Durham has made it onto the longlist for UK City of Culture 2025.
Suggestions sought for Ferryhill improvement project
Published October 12, 2021 10.25am
Residents of Dean Bank in Ferryhill are being asked to share their views on how the area could be improved.
Man fined for dealing scrap metal without a licence
Published October 11, 2021 9.18am
A man has been ordered to pay over £500 after he was found trading as a scrap metal dealer without a licence.
Raising awareness of mental health support
Published October 08, 2021 8.48am
The North East's largest council is highlighting the importance of mental health support and services ahead of World Mental Health Day this coming weekend.
Delight as County Durham reaches next stage of UK City of Culture 2025 competition
Published October 08, 2021 12.01am
News County Durham is a step closer to being crowned UK City of Culture 2025 has been met with joy and resolve by the partnership driving forward the bid
Learn more about title deeds as part of family history research
Published October 07, 2021 10.31am
People interested in delving into their family history can find out more about the importance of title deeds through online sessions.
Celebrating and protecting County Durham's heritage
Published October 07, 2021 9.01am
County Durham residents are being given the chance to nominate the important local buildings and heritage items which they value the most.
Cabinet asked to support rebuild of Greenfield Community College
Published October 05, 2021 3.59pm
A £20m rebuild of a County Durham school is being put forward to enhance standards of education for students.
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.
Councillors to consider declaring ecological emergency
Published October 05, 2021 10.59am
The North East's largest council could be asked to consider declaring an ecological emergency as part of proposals set to go before its Cabinet.
Ensuring women's pension payments are correct
Published October 04, 2021 9.09am
County Durham women are being offered support to ensure they are being paid the correct state pension.
Food lovers try a taste of everything at Bishop Auckland Food Festival
Published October 03, 2021 4.00pm
People across County Durham and beyond came to Bishop Auckland to celebrate all things food, when a popular festival returned this weekend with extra flavour.
Agencies working in Horden together
Published October 01, 2021 4.36pm
Tackling neighbourhood nuisances and improving quality of life in a County Durham village are at the heart of a new partnership.
Supporting bereaved families across County Durham
Published October 01, 2021 10.21am
Support is being offered to County Durham residents who are struggling financially whilst also dealing with the loss of a loved one.
Making electric vehicle charging points more accessible
Published October 01, 2021 10.03am
We are hosting an open event next week aimed at making electric vehicle charging points more accessible for those with disabilities.
Commemorating the achievements and sacrifices of remarkable County Durham residents
Published September 30, 2021 9.12am
The bravery, ingenuity and determination of County Durham individuals is being commemorated in a series of new blue plaques.
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