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...
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...
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...
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

Council audit committee seeking new member

Members of the public are being invited to apply to serve on Durham County Council’s Audit Committee. The council is seeking to appoint a new...
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,...
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By-elections at Ferryhill Parish

By-elections for the Broom and Ferryhill and Dean Bank wards of Ferryhill Parish Council will take place on Thursday, 8 March. Poll cards will not...
A Durham County Council snowplough tackles the Beast From The East

Update on council services in County Durham

With the so-called Beast from the East bringing freezing temperatures to the region and with further heavy snow and blizzards forecast for this evening...
trading standards officers

Butcher fined for selling underweight meat

A butcher found to be selling underweight meat has been ordered to pay almost £7,000. In July 2017, Durham County Council’s trading standards received a...
Muddy Mayhem is open for early birds to book tickets

Muddy Mayhem opens for early birds

Thrill seeking early birds are invited to sign up to take on the dirtiest of challenges as Muddy Mayhem returns. Last autumn, almost 1,000 people...
Map detail of New Shildon in 1857

Call for Shildon to receive railway heritage funding

Writing in this week’s Shildon & District Town Crier, local author and historian, Gerald Slack is leading calls for investment in Shildon’s railway heritage...

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