Helen Goodman MP turns ‘Dragon’ for community-focused teens

Helen Goodman, Member of Parliament for Bishop Auckland, turned ‘Dragon’ as she heard from local young people about their community project ideas.

County Durham Community Comes Together To Fight Holiday Hunger

A County Durham charity has joined forces with community groups and organisations across Bishop Auckland to provide more than 6,000 free meals...
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.
The Greenfield Community College GCSE art exhibition is coming to Shildon Civic Hall on Wednesday 17th July.

Fantastic & Strange: GCSE Students’ art exhibition

Students from Greenfield Community College have completed their GCSE courses and have had their work verified for marking, so it is now...
Neil Stephenson, Eileen Stephenson and Mae Stephenson. The family are all keen cyclists and library users.

Cycle station to encourage bike and book lovers

Book worms and cyclists in Shildon will be able to get their fix of both pastimes as Shildon Library is set to install...
Durham Tigers in action at the weekend against Peterlee Pumas.

First win of the season for Durham Tigers

Durham Tigers recorded their first win of the season with a thumping 98-0 victory at home against Peterlee Pumas on Saturday 22nd...
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...
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...
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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).