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Learning Curve Group has opened its flexible learning courses to all.

Learning Curve Group offer fully funded online courses

With social distancing now in force, Learning Curve Group, based at DurhamGate in Spennymoor, has launched an #EducateWhilstYouIsolate campaign to provide free...
Bishop Auckland Town Hall

Town presses forward with £25m funding bid

Work to secure a major grant to strengthen Bishop Auckland is continuing. Durham County Council brought together key partners...
County Hall, Durham County Council

25 March update on Durham County council services

Durham County Council is providing regular updates to residents on the impact of services as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Exterior view of New College Durham

New College Durham Moves to Online Learning

In line with Government guidelines to contain the coronavirus, New College Durham has suspended face to face delivery and moved to online learning.
Raby Castle

Raby Castle closes visitor attractions

Raby Estates has announced that they have closed all of their leisure and tourism operations with immediate effect. Commenting...
Durham Constabulary

Durham Constabulary response to Covid-19

Chief Superintendent Chris Curtis, the officer in charge of Durham Constabulary’s response to the outbreak, says that police will continue to be...
County Hall, Durham County Council

Council’s continuing response to COVID-19

Durham County Council has announced further details of how its services and events are affected in response to government guidance on Coronavirus.
Free public wi-fi has been installed in Bishop Auckland and Stanley town centres

Free public Wi-Fi in Bishop Auckland and Stanley

Visitors and residents of Bishop Auckland and Stanley can now get online for free as public Wi-Fi has been introduced in the town centres....
The rubber crumb which is being used in the surfacing mix.

Greener highways as council rolls out rubber roads

Durham County Council is using rubber waste from worn tyres to create more durable and environmentally friendly road surfaces.
The Great Hall at Durham Town Hall

Bag a bargain at Town Hall book sale

Bookworms and literature fans can take advantage of a good bargain at a town hall’s book sale. Durham County...
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Residents have been leaving messages of thanks for bin crews as a show of solidarity to key workers during the Coronavirus crisis.

Bin crews says a big thank you for messages of support

Durham County Council has thanked kind-hearted residents for the flurry of messages of thanks received by its bin crews during the Coronavirus...