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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...
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...

County Durham energy saving work shown off to Swedes

A Scandinavian delegation has visited County Durham to learn about pioneering energy efficiency techniques. A team from Sweden has visited...

Young people explore their sense of place in new exhibition

A new exhibition will provide a glimpse into the everyday lives of young people growing up in south west Durham. In...

Be part of this year’s spectacular Lumiere as a Festival Maker

Festival fanatics are being reminded to take the opportunity to be part of the UK’s largest light festival. Lumiere returns from...

Dates announced for Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2020

A food festival that attracted more than 29,000 people in April will serve up even more tasty treats, celebrity chefs and culinary inspiration when...
Staff at the Materials Processing Institute developing hand sanitiser for Marie Curie Nurses.

Materials Processing Institute creates hand sanitiser production line for Marie Curie nurses

The Materials Processing Institute is using its considerable scientific and technological expertise to ensure the region’s Marie Curie Nurses can be supplied...

Curtain set to rise on new online theatre festival

An online theatre festival aimed at celebrating creativity during the lockdown will showcase County Durham talent to a global audience this June.
Safe Durham Partnership has issued safety advice for festive revellers.

Safety advice issued to festive revellers

Festive revellers are being urged not to walk home along rivers, and to look out for their mates. The Safe Durham Partnership (SDP) is issuing...

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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