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Diane Hindson pictured pre social distancing guidance, with a Versal slide sheet and colleagues at Darlington Memorial Hospital.

Smooth move by Darlington nurse leads to Queen’s Award

A slide sheet designed by a Darlington nurse, which helps move patients in safety and comfort, has been awarded a prestigious Queen’s...
Orca Cleaning Services' fogging system

North East cleaning company caring for care homes

North East-based Orca Cleaning Services Ltd is making its own major contribution to the fight against Coronavirus, by offering free fogging services...

Deafblind UK expands support provision for people with sensory loss, including veterans

National charity, Deafblind UK has temporarily extended its helpline opening hours to support people who have sight loss, hearing loss or both,...

Curtain set to rise on new online theatre festival

An online theatre festival aimed at celebrating creativity during the lockdown will showcase County Durham talent to a global audience this June.

Durham deemed the UK’s greenest city

Durham has been hailed as the UK’s greenest city as carbon emissions reduced by half and air quality continues to improve. 
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust has launched a 'Stay in Touch' messaging scheme.

NHS Trust launches ‘stay in touch’ scheme for patients and loved ones

Like many NHS Trusts nationally, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust has introduced temporary visiting restrictions to help protect patients, visitors...
Neighbours delivering packages during coronavirus lockdown.

How to be a good neighbour during the lockdown

Durham County Council and Darlington Borough Council have teamed up with emergency services to encourage residents to be good neighbours during the...
Durham County Council logo with rainbow

County Durham garden waste collections set to start

Garden waste services in County Durham will now be able to go ahead with changes to collection dates after they were initially...
Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland. Photograph by House of Hues, courtesy of The Auckland Project.

Planning submitted for Auckland Castle Gardens transformation

Planning permission is being sought to revitalise the 1,000-year-old Auckland Castle gardens and make them more accessible for centuries to come.
Durham Constabulary theft graphic

Does your quad have a tracker?

On Monday evening (20th April) some light-fingered thieves decided to break into a farm in Tow Law and steal the farmer’s quad...
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