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...
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...
Thomas Gainsborough RA (1727–1788), Wooded Landscape with a Milkmaid, Rustic Lovers, and a Herdsman c.1775–1777. Oil on canvas. © Private Collection, courtesy of The Auckland Project.

World famous masterpieces coming to Bishop Auckland

World renowned masterpieces are coming to Bishop Auckland as a new art gallery prepares to open its doors. Launching...
This overloaded vehicle was recovered so that the excess weight could be safely removed.

Overloaded vehicles stopped during flytipping operation

Vehicles being used to transport controlled waste have been inspected at the roadside during an operation to clamp down on rubbish being...
Boys Climbing Fence, Norman Cornish. Copyright: © Estate of Norman Cornish. Courtesy of Mining Art Gallery, The Auckland Project.

Norman Cornish Centenary commemorated

The County Durham mining community that provided a lifetime of inspiration for artist Norman Cornish, will sit at the heart of a...
David Mason at Binchester Roman Fort.

Dig deeper into local archaeology

An annual day for archaeology enthusiasts is back next month. County Durham Archaeology Day, arranged and hosted annually by...
Foreman Franky Shields, Operative Andrew Bridgewater, Contract Manager Neil Summerson and Highway Services Manager, Mark Readman at the site.

Work to stabilise road completed

Essential work to stabilise the scenic Dial Stob Hill at Binchester, is now complete.  The work targeted a 180m...
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