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Stephanie Burrows is serving a Customer Services apprenticeship at M&M Pharmacies

Apprenticeships prescribed by local pharmacy

A Bishop Auckland family business which has employed more than 20 apprentices over the past decade is backing a national campaign this week promoting...
Dawn Stephenson and Scott Caisley, who is a Shared Lives Provider.

Family life at the heart of support scheme

“From first arriving here all those years ago I have felt safe and comfortable, completely at home and part of a real family.”
ExplorAR have developed a web based tour of Durham City

Digital walking tour reveals Durham as never before

A new digital walking tour reveals Durham in a way it’s never been seen before - while challenging families to test their knowledge of...
Big Spring Clean up County Durham

Big Spring Clean needs litter heroes

Communities and volunteers across County Durham and Darlington are being urged to take part in the eleventh annual Big Spring Clean litter-picking campaign. LitterFree Durham,...
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 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...
Jack Wilkinson, operations manager at BIFFA, with Cllr Brian Stephens, Cabinet member for neighbourhoods and local partnerships at Durham County Council, and Oliver Sherratt, the council’s head of environment, at the BIFFA plant in Washington, where recycling from County Durham is processed.

County Durham recyclers reminded not to use bags

Residents are being reminded not to place items inside bags when filling their recycling bins and boxes. Stickers will be...
Foster sister Naomi and supporters of Stephen's campaign

Campaigners take Stephen’s petition to Home Office

On Thursday (1 February), trafficked child ‘Stephen’, along with his foster sister Naomi Tomlinson and campaigners, including Bishop Auckland constituency MP, Helen Goodman met...
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...
Colin Barnes, Brian Walker, Sara Swales and pupils Alexa and Harry with the new Go Read Bus.

School launches library on wheels

A Go North East bus has been transformed into an inspirational learning environment, to encourage students with special educational needs to read...
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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).