Week of action targets empty homes in County Durham

A week of action will take place in County Durham this month as a council continues to crackdown on empty homes.

Gareth cycling 2,000km to raise funds for prostate cancer

Chilton’s Gareth Brown is currently half way from the Baltic Sea in Poland to the Adriatic sea in Croatia  on his 2,000km charity cycle...

Applications open for 2020/21 school year

Parents whose children are due to start primary or secondary school next year can start applying for a place from this week.

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...
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Residents have been leaving messages of thanks for bin crews as a show of solidarity to key workers during the Coronavirus crisis.

Bin crews says a big thank you for messages of support

Durham County Council has thanked kind-hearted residents for the flurry of messages of thanks received by its bin crews during the Coronavirus...