Foster sister Naomi and supporters of Stephen's campaign

Campaigners take Stephen’s petition to Home Office

On Thursday (1 February), trafficked child ‘Stephen’, along with his foster sister Naomi Tomlinson and campaigners, including Bishop Auckland constituency MP, Helen Goodman met...
Stephen is set to be deported to Vietnam, where he was trafficked into slavery as a child orphan.

Petition to keep ‘Stephen’ in UK surpasses 100,000 signatures

As the deadline looms for the Home Office decision on the fate of Rev. David Tomlinson and family’s 19-year-old foster son and brother, the...

Get creative to win tickets to family show

Young people are being encouraged to make their own monsters as part of a competition to win tickets to a new family show. Monstersaurus!, the...
A primary school

Primary school admissions deadline nears

Parents in County Durham are being reminded they are running out of time to apply for primary school admissions places for their children. The deadline...
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...
Walking in County Durham in winter

Get outdoors with Walk Durham this winter

Walk Durham is inviting people across the county to join them for a seasonal stroll this January as part of a free walking programme...
4 Together Area Action Partnership Logo

Local Area Action Partnership Meeting

Residents from Ferryhill, Chilton, Bishop Middleham and West Cornforth can find out how local issues are being tackled when the local 4 Together Area...
John Taylor, who died following a collision with a car in Spennymoor.

Tributes to pedestrian who died in Spennymoor collision

A PEDESTRIAN who tragically died following a collision with a car has been named as John Taylor from Spennymoor. Mr Taylor, 38, was involved in...
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...
Bradley Lowery's cousins switch on Durham's Christmas lights

Bradley remembered at Christmas switch on

Bradley Lowery’s cousins today (1st December) switched on the Christmas lights at County Hall, Durham, in memory of the six-year-old. Jorja (8), Lasey (7), and...
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