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Shildon Community Bus celebrate new Mercedes Sprinter

Shildon Community Bus celebrate new Mercedes Sprinter

On Wednesday 4th July 2018, Trustees and volunteers from Shildon Community Bus celebrated the acquisition of a brand new Mercedes Sprinter accessible minibus.The purchase...
The latest update to the Youth Justice Plan submitted by the County Durham Youth Offending Service (CDYOS) is being presented at a meeting of Durham County Council’s Cabinet

Fewer young people entering youth justice system

Fewer young people from County Durham are entering the youth justice system than ever before, councillors will hear next week. The latest data shows that...
The latest update to the Youth Justice Plan submitted by the County Durham Youth Offending Service (CDYOS) is being presented at a meeting of Durham County Council’s Cabinet

Supporting residents and businesses in County Durham

Plans to provide continued support to local residents and businesses in the face of ongoing financial pressures will be set out by the region’s...
Durham Constabulary says farewell to Superintendent

Durham Constabulary says farewell to Superintendent Kerrin Wilson

DURHAM Constabulary is preparing to say farewell to one of the force’s most senior officers, Superintendent Kerrin Wilson, who is leaving to take up...
Plans proposed for new specialist school, Durham Gateway Academy

Public consultation launched into new specialist school proposal

A public consultation has been launched into plans for a new specialist school in County Durham. Durham Gateway Academy, the specialist school, has been proposed...
Anti terrorism group meet for the first time

New anti-terrorism forum launches

A region-wide group tasked with raising awareness of a national anti-terrorism initiative has met for the first time. Prevent The North East Prevent Forum, which includes...
Volunteer committee recognised for longstanding service

Outgoing committee members recognised for longstanding service

Four volunteer committee members who have given up their free time to help improve life for people in County Durham have been recognised by...
Bishop Auckland Food Festival traffic map

Bishop Auckland Food Festival park and ride

Visitors heading to Bishop Auckland Food Festival this weekend are being reminded a park and ride service is in place. Buses will be running from...
Tackling green issues Wheatly Hill

Tackling green issues at Dean Bank

Residents in Ferryhill are joining forces with council workers to help in tackling green issues. Durham County Council’s Community Action Team (CAT) has just...
Pupils were allowed home early from local schools after worried parents responded to a terror threat.

Terror threat affects County Durham schools

Over one hundred schools in County Durham were emailed a hoax terror threat on Wednesday (28th March) causing widespread panic among parents. A police spokesperson...

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Shildon Railway Institute is in financial difficulties

Shildon Railway Institute could close

The committee of the Shildon Railway Institute - the “Stute” as it’s affectionately known locally - has confirmed that it expects the...

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