Pupils were allowed home early from local schools after worried parents responded to a terror threat.

Terror threat affects County Durham schools

Over one hundred schools in County Durham were emailed a hoax terror threat on Wednesday (28th March) causing widespread panic among parents. A police spokesperson...
Pilgrims urged to take part in historical walk

Pilgrims urged to take part in historical walk

Pilgrims are being urged to take part in a historical walk in County Durham this weekend, to coincide with the annual St Cuthbert’s Day...
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...
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...
International Women's Day 2018

North East businesswomen celebrate International Women’s Day

Inspiring women from across the North East will share their success stories as part of an event to mark International Women's Day 2018. The event,...
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,...
By-elections polling station graphic

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...
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