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Council Chairman Cllr Katie Corrigan sorting gifts at the Salvation Army Hall, Consett.

Council charity donations help make Christmas for those in need

Employees and elected members from Durham County Council gave families in need a helping hand this Christmas. Councillors and...

New coach park provides boost for county tourism

A new coach park has opened in a major boost for tourism in County Durham. Durham County Council has unveiled...

Strictly sparkle to brighten up County Durham

With Strictly Come Dancing now in full swing, the Gala Theatre has lined up three fab-U-lous shows that will keep the party going...

Films offer unrivalled access to celebrated works of art

Gain an unprecedented insight into the works of three of the world’s most famous artists at a County Durham theatre.

Spreading road safety messages with the help of a little magic

A magic show packed full of potentially lifesaving messages has captivated hundreds of youngsters across County Durham. Durham County Council...

New crossing improves road safety in Chester-le-Street

The installation of a new crossing on a busy Chester-le-Street road is set to help residents access shops and services safely.

Organisations across County Durham and Darlington take to social media to tackle hate crime

Organisations across County Durham and Darlington are making a big noise this week in a campaign to raise awareness of hate crime.


The first international Sir Robert Peel Award for Excellence in Policing has been awarded to Durham Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner (PCVC)...

County Durham appoints first young people’s commissioner

An aspiring child physiologist with a passion for youth work has been appointed as County Durham’s first young people’s commissioner.

Campaign to make pharmacies the first port of call

A campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the services and expert advice on offer in County Durham pharmacies. 
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Council Supports Young Peoples Initiative

Ferryhill Town Council has recently supported Ferryhill’s Young Ambassadors by donating £200 towards their recent project. Glenys Newby of Approach Too works...