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A new 48-cell custody facility is set to be built at DurhamGate, near Spennymoor.

New custody facility for County Durham and Darlington set to be built near Spennymoor

Plans are being submitted for a new centralised 48-cell custody facility at DurhamGate, near Spennymoor. As part of a...
Durham County Council has re-introduced its ‘pick and collect’ service for the duration of the latest lockdown.

Library collection scheme reintroduced in County Durham

A collection service that enabled County Durham residents to access library books during the initial coronavirus lockdown has been reintroduced.
A defibrillator has been insatalled on the outside of Chilton Town Council's offices.

Community defibrillator unveiled in Chilton

Chilton Town Mayor, Councillor Elizabeth Bruce, met with Alex Mason, the North East Ambulance Service's Community Resuscitation Officer and Gary Armstrong of...
Durham County Council has launches free school meals scheme for half-term.

Council launches free school meals scheme for half-term

As children across County Durham begin their half-term holiday, a new scheme has been launched to support families who rely on free...
Bob and Hannah, from Kitchen Zoo, recording The Gingerbread Man (Skeleton) for the virtual event.

Virtual storytelling for families returns with a seasonal twist

Creative craft sessions and a spook-tastic story will be available online for families to enjoy this half term. Durham...
Durham County Council logo with rainbow

Council steps in to provide half term school meals support scheme

Senior members of Durham County Council’s Cabinet have met to discuss a scheme to provide support for eligible families during next week’s...
Park Head Hotel, in Bishop Auckland, won an award last year for its efforts to significantly reduce its amount of general waste.

Entries open for 31st Environment Awards

A prestigious County Durham award, which celebrates groups and individuals who are championing a greener environment, is looking for entrants for its...
Claire Yeoman, Training Hub Co-ordinator, Hartlepool and East Durham MIND and Iain Caldwell, Chief Executive Officer, Hartlepool and East Durham MIND.

Free training hub to improve mental health and wellbeing in the workplace

A free training hub is raising the standard of mental health support for employees across County Durham. Small and...
Crowds pass under the balcony of the County Hotel and along Old Elvet at the 2019 Durham Miners' Gala.

Miners’ Gala exhibition moves online to mark 136th celebration

A popular exhibition on the history of the Durham Miners’ Gala, which was set to be displayed this weekend, will move online...
Mr Wilson’s Second Liners are always a big hit at BRASS and are preparing exclusive content for the online festival

Durham’s Brass festival moves online

Durham BRASS will be livening up living rooms across County Durham and beyond when the festival moves online next month.
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Work is underway to transform the outdated Festival Walk shopping precinct in Spennymoor.

Works begin at Festival Walk

Work to transform the outdated Festival Walk shopping precinct in Spennymoor has started this week. Redevelopment plans were finalised...
Bishops Pipers sound Reveille during the Chilton Remembrance service.

Chilton remembers the fallen

Spennymoor's official Remembrance service.

Spennymoor remembers