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PCVC RECIEVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN POLICING

The first international Sir Robert Peel Award for Excellence in Policing has been awarded to Durham Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner (PCVC)...
Durham Constabulary theft graphic

Does your quad have a tracker?

On Monday evening (20th April) some light-fingered thieves decided to break into a farm in Tow Law and steal the farmer’s quad...
Colin Barnes, Brian Walker, Sara Swales and pupils Alexa and Harry with the new Go Read Bus.

School launches library on wheels

A Go North East bus has been transformed into an inspirational learning environment, to encourage students with special educational needs to read...
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...

Dear Zoo, kids’ theatre fun with all the animals too

A popular children’s book takes to the stage, bringing little animal-lovers all the familiar inhabitants of the zoo. After a...
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...
Exterior view of New College Durham

New College Durham Moves to Online Learning

In line with Government guidelines to contain the coronavirus, New College Durham has suspended face to face delivery and moved to online learning.
Crowds pass under the balcony of the County Hotel and along Old Elvet at the 2019 Durham Miners' Gala.

Miners’ Gala exhibition moves online to mark 136th celebration

A popular exhibition on the history of the Durham Miners’ Gala, which was set to be displayed this weekend, will move online...
trading standards officers

Butcher fined for selling underweight meat

A butcher found to be selling underweight meat has been ordered to pay almost £7,000. In July 2017, Durham County Council’s trading standards received a...
County Durham Care Academy launch.

New opportunities in County Durham’s care sector

New job opportunities are being created in County Durham’s adult social care sector as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.
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Transport for the North board member, Cllr Carl Marshall.

Concern as vital transport funding slashed by government

The Government’s decision to slash northern transport funding by more than half will deprive the region of vital investment at a critical...