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...
Spennymoor Town Mayor and Consort, Cllrs Clive and Liz Maddison congratulate Spennymoor’s boxers on their recent MTK Box Cup success at Penrith.

Mayor welcomes boxing champs

Spennymoor Boxing Academy took a team of four boxers, Alex Jansen, Bradley Smith, Danny Grainger and Macy Gallone to compete in the...
David Mason at Binchester Roman Fort.

Dig deeper into local archaeology

An annual day for archaeology enthusiasts is back next month. County Durham Archaeology Day, arranged and hosted annually by...
Louis Jackson (left) enjoying Christmas with his mum Sarah, dad Sam and his brother and sister.

Spennymoor to go orange for Louis

Spennymoor will ‘paint the town orange’ on Friday, 1st February, led by the 100-year-old town hall which will be washed overall with...
The Babe Magnets, Jim Tait and Alan Prudhoe present Dementia Care Worker, Rowena Carr with a cheque for £1,500.

Coo blimey! Pigeon fanciers raise £1,500

A gala night for pigeon fanciers has given the  Alzheimer’s Society something to coo about, thanks to County Durham musician, Jim Tait.
An artist’s impression of the entrance to the new centre.

Public asked for views on Durham History Centre

Residents are being invited to give their views on designs for a new history centre for County Durham. A...
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...
A still from Behind the Lines which was supported by the National Lottery’s Heritage Lottery Fund.

Spennymoor WWI film premieres at Town Hall

A century after Spennymoor Town Hall welcomed back those who had served in the First World War, Sunday 21st October saw...
Tommy Shaw (Allotment secretary) Clive Maddison (Spennymoor Mayor) and Lawrence Dunnett (Allotment Chair).

Blooming marvellous allotments

Residents of Spennymoor’s Clyde Terrace and its surrounding areas think that their new community garden is ‘blooming marvellous’, thanks to support from...
Rob Ramshaw in action on Saturday against Brackley Town.

Moors into National League play-off final

Spennymoor sealed a place in the National League play-off final after a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Brackley Town on Sunday, ...
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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...