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Household Waste Recycling Centres to be reopened in County Durham
Published May 07, 2020 4.53pm
Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in County Durham will reopen in the next two weeks in line with government guidance.
Partnership extended to support vulnerable and isolated residents
Published May 04, 2020 10.55am
A North East council and a voluntary organisation have partnered together to extend support to vulnerable residents during the coronavirus outbreak.
Hospice to continue its care during coronavirus thanks to funding grant
Published April 30, 2020 10.28am
A funding grant has meant a County Durham hospice will receive support with its running costs during the coronavirus outbreak.
Staff learn new skills as business moves to PPE production
Published April 29, 2020 12.04pm
A North East business' decision to create PPE for key workers has allowed two staff members recruited through an employment scheme to further develop their manufacturing skills.
Support for homeless, landlords and tenants continues during outbreak
Published April 03, 2020 11.37am
Residents in County Durham are being reassured they can still receive housing advice and support during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Pupils create uplifting video ahead of school closures
Published March 20, 2020 5.20pm
As schools across the county prepare to close due to the Coronavirus outbreak, children from a County Durham primary school have sent out a message of support for their fellow pupils and local community.
"Providing community leadership and support to our communities"
Published March 18, 2020 4.15pm
A North council Leader has outlined the steps it has taken to "provide community leadership and support to our communities in what are truly unprecedented, uncertain and challenging times for everyone."
Construction starts on primary school building
Published March 16, 2020 10.54am
A County Durham school has marked the start of construction of its new building with a celebratory turf cutting ceremony.
Proposal to address social housing need
Published March 10, 2020 4.02pm
New council homes could be built in County Durham under a proposed development scheme.
Exhibition tells untold stories of isolated generation
Published March 05, 2020 10.19am
An older woman sits in her living room, alone. She speaks about her day-to-day experience, an experience that a growing number of older people in our communities face.
Employers invited to support their working carers
Published February 26, 2020 11.39am
A scheme is being offered to organisations to help employers support members of their workforce who are also unpaid carers.
Become scam savvy
Published February 26, 2020 10.45am
A free event for residents and businesses in County Durham will take place next month to educate people about scams.
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.
Scrap metal dealer prosecuted
Published February 14, 2020 2.40pm
A Bishop Auckland man who operated as a scrap metal dealer for two years without a licence has been fined by magistrates.
Science and showmanship that entertains and inspires
Published February 10, 2020 10.44am
Captivating chemistry, phenomenal physics and bonkers biology - science and showmanship will collide at a County Durham theatre this month.
Published January 20, 2020 5.00am
Swimming memberships are a great option if you swim regularly, and don't use the gym or group exercise classes.
What's changing at Consett Leisure Centre and The Louisa Centre?
Published September 20, 2019 2.24pm
From 7 October we are making some changes to our leisure management system, pricing and memberships at Consett Leisure Centre and The Louisa Centre.
Disney Inspired Family Fun Swim Sessions
Published May 20, 2019 11.35am
Join us for new Disney inspired themed pool adventures, with Disney's most-loved Frozen 2 characters.
Published October 26, 2018 1.15pm
Information about aqua classes in our leisure centres.
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