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Council’s continuing response to COVID-19

Durham County Council has announced further details of how its services and events are affected in response to government guidance on Coronavirus.
Terence Cuneo's painting of Locomotion’s historic first passenger carrying run in 1825

It’s coming home: Locomotion No.1 set for permanent return to Shildon

This pioneering locomotive hauled the first train to Stockton, cementing Shildon’s place as the ‘Cradle of the Railways’ – the world’s first,...

ENTREPRENEURS’ FORUM WELCOMES NEXT COHORT OF SCALE-UP LEADERS

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum has unveiled the fourth cohort of its dedicated scale-up programme, the Scale-up Leader’s Academy. Launched in 2017, it...

24/7 defibrillator installed after Mayor’s fundraising success

Since becoming the Mayor of Shildon in May this year, Cllr Peter Quinn has been working to raise funds for the good...

15th Birthday Gala Draws Crowds to Locomotion

More than 3,500 people visited a special gala event at Locomotion in Shildon last weekend to mark the museum’s 15th birthday.
After being born 10 weeks early, Finlay Clark was nursed back to full health by his parents and the neonatal team at University Hospital North Durham

Finley and family celebrate milestone birthday

Today (26 September) is Finley Clark's first birthday. Finley was born ten weeks early and his family is celebrating with a charity...

Dates announced for Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2020

A food festival that attracted more than 29,000 people in April will serve up even more tasty treats, celebrity chefs and culinary inspiration when...

Railwaymen crash to heavy defeat in local derby

Shildon AFC’s eight game unbeaten run was brought to a crashing halt in West Auckland on Saturday afternoon when the home side...

M&M Pharmacy welcomes MP Helen Goodman to launch 2019 Flu service

M&M Pharmacy in Bishop Auckland has welcomed Helen Goodman MP to see the important preparations to fight against this year’s Flu virus. The pharmacy...

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.
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