A Cricket World Cup fanzone in Nottingham.

Cricket World Cup fever gripping County Durham

Cricket World Cup fever is well and truly gripping the nation and one of the world’s biggest sport events is now just days...
Pupils take part in a ukulele lesson.

Thousands take part in Big Play

Thousands of young people from across County Durham and Darlington picked up their musical instruments making the region come alive with the sound of...
Cllr Carl Marshall, Cabinet member for economic regeneration (left) and Cllr Brian Stephens, Cabinet member for neighbourhoods and local partnerships, with the electric road sweeper.

Going green to keep Durham’s streets clean

The North East’s largest council is trialling new electric cleaning equipment as part of its fight against climate change. Members...
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...
Durham Record Office volunteer Bridget Cox and principal archivist Gill Parkes examine paintings and drawings from DLI soldiers which will be catalogued as part of The DLI: A Whole New Story project.

National grant allows new DLI stories to be told

More fascinating stories and images from one of the UK’s most extensive regimental archives will be revealed to the public thanks to a major...
Some of the rubbish left outside of Sharon Boardman’s property.

Woman fined for failing to clear rubbish

A woman who has repeatedly blighted her neighbours’ lives by leaving rubbish outside of her home has been ordered to pay out almost...
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.”
Cllr Audrey Laing, Cabinet support member for adult and health services; Professor John Anstee, Deputy Lord Lieutenant for County Durham; Cllr Katie Corrigan, Chairman of the council; Dr Bill Moir, the Chairman’s consort; and Cllr Lucy Hovvels, Cabinet member for adult and health services and armed forces champion with representatives from the armed forces including council employee reservists.

Flying the flag for the armed forces

Durham County Council is showing its support for the armed forces this week. The region’s largest council...
The landslip at the edge of the B6300 and the East Coast Mainline.

Road to close for essential work

A road is set to close for several months to allow major roadworks to take place, safeguarding the future of the link...
An artist’s impression of the entrance to the new centre.

Public asked for views on Durham History Centre

Residents are being invited to give their views on designs for a new history centre for County Durham. A...
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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).