One hundred up for Hilda

HILDA MCCAVANAGH (nee Gray) was born on 22nd August 1919 in Langley Moor and, one hundred years later, was celebrating her...

Inspirational Graham Completes 5K Run After Cancer Surgery

A RUNNER from Consett, who completed the Durham City Run following major cancer surgery, is encouraging people to take part in...

Dancers Donate Charity Funds

THE JOANNE Banks Dancers of Spennymoor have been busy this summer raising money for cancer charities. In...

Vandalised Silent Soldier Replaced

A REPLACEMENT Silent Soldier for the one that was discovered to have been vandalised at the town’s war memorial on Cheapside...

Moors build solid foundations with new partner

AVANT HOMES has been revealed as sponsor of Spennymoor Town’s brand new away kit. The mint green...

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.

New plans for Festival Walk to be unveiled

Regeneration plans for an outdated County Durham shopping precinct are coming to consultation. Festival Walk, located in the heart of Spennymoor’s...
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.
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...
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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).