Council launches virtual support hubs to help local communities

A helpline, webpage and support network have been set up to help people in County Durham who are struggling during the Coronavirus pandemic....

Exhibition and talks tell Holocaust survivors’ moving stories

Two Holocaust survivors will mark Holocaust Memorial Day by sharing touching accounts of their escape from persecution. County Durham will...

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...

New coach park provides boost for county tourism

A new coach park has opened in a major boost for tourism in County Durham. Durham County Council has unveiled...

Spreading road safety messages with the help of a little magic

A magic show packed full of potentially lifesaving messages has captivated hundreds of youngsters across County Durham. Durham County Council...

New crossing improves road safety in Chester-le-Street

The installation of a new crossing on a busy Chester-le-Street road is set to help residents access shops and services safely.

Organisations across County Durham and Darlington take to social media to tackle hate crime

Organisations across County Durham and Darlington are making a big noise this week in a campaign to raise awareness of hate crime.


The first international Sir Robert Peel Award for Excellence in Policing has been awarded to Durham Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner (PCVC)...

County Durham appoints first young people’s commissioner

An aspiring child physiologist with a passion for youth work has been appointed as County Durham’s first young people’s commissioner.

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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Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Nurse burglary suspects charged

Two men have appeared by video link at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court this morning (31st March) after a nurse was burgled while...