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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

Welfare Assistance Scheme review

A review into Durham County Council’s Welfare Assistance Scheme will be heard by councillors when they meet next week. Members of the council’s Cabinet will also...

Children of foster carers thanked for their contributions

The children of foster families, who welcome foster children into their homes alongside their parents, are being celebrated as part of Sons and Daughters Month.

Have your say on tackling the climate emergency

Exploring ways to tackle climate change in County Durham is the purpose of a new consultation that has been launched today (Thursday 19 September).
This overloaded vehicle was recovered so that the excess weight could be safely removed.

Overloaded vehicles stopped during flytipping operation

Vehicles being used to transport controlled waste have been inspected at the roadside during an operation to clamp down on rubbish being...
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...
Bradley Lowery's cousins switch on Durham's Christmas lights

Bradley remembered at Christmas switch on

Bradley Lowery’s cousins today (1st December) switched on the Christmas lights at County Hall, Durham, in memory of the six-year-old. Jorja (8), Lasey (7), and...
Oompah Brass are the UK’s original rock and roll oompah band and are one of the many street bands performing at this year’s festival.

Brass festival brings the party to people

Streets and parks across County Durham will come alive next month when a feel-good music festival makes its joyous return.
The historic Grade II listed Durham Miners Hall.

Securing the future of historic Pitman’s Parliament

Councillors will be asked to back ambitious plans to restore one of County Durham’s most prestigious buildings next week. The...
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...

Garden waste ending for winter

Keen gardeners may still be tending their lawns but with summer now seeming a thing of the past, this year’s garden waste collections are drawing to a close.
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