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Believe continues to build its apprenticeship programme

A successful apprenticeship programme by one of the regions largest housing associations is set to grow by more than a quarter.
Mam, Stephanie Latcham, dad Michael Gough and the identical triplets, Ollie-Anna, Isabella and Brianna.

Omne trium perfectum – everything that comes in threes is perfect

As the saying goes, all good things come in threes, and that is most certainly the case for a Ferryhill couple for whom...
The Mainsforth Lodge banner parades through Ferryhill.

Annual Miners’ Banner parades

On Friday 12th July at 7pm the Annual Miners Banner Parade will commence with the Dean & Chapter Banner, led by Ferryhill...
There are some exciting competitions coming up this weekend at Mainsforth CC.

Mainsforth Cricket report

The bad weather early in the week meant the junior fixtures were heavily affected and only the U13 side managed to get...
Oompah Brass are the UK’s original rock and roll oompah band and are one of the many street bands performing at this year’s festival.

Brass festival brings the party to people

Streets and parks across County Durham will come alive next month when a feel-good music festival makes its joyous return.
Auckland Croquet Club proved too strong for Tyneside Hunters in their first league match of the season.

Good start for Croquet Club

Auckland Croquet Club, based at the Miners Recreation Ground in Chilton, got their league season off to a good start when they...
Cleves Cross Ambassadors for Community Change participated in a mini PACT meeting recently, with their comments and concerns later passed on the the full PACT meeting.

Cleves Cross Mini PACT meeting

Cleves Cross Primary School’s Ambassadors for Community Change recently helped chair a Police and Communities Together meeting. The meeting...
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...
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...
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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).