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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...

CCTV appeal following unprovoked assault

Detectives investigating an unprovoked attack at a pub have released CCTV footage of two men and two women they...
A Durham County Council snowplough tackles the Beast From The East

Update on council services in County Durham

With the so-called Beast from the East bringing freezing temperatures to the region and with further heavy snow and blizzards forecast for this evening...
Bob and Hannah, from Kitchen Zoo, recording The Gingerbread Man (Skeleton) for the virtual event.

Virtual storytelling for families returns with a seasonal twist

Creative craft sessions and a spook-tastic story will be available online for families to enjoy this half term. Durham...

Durham Constabulary urge public to keep supporting lockdown

Durham Constabulary is urging people in County Durham and Darlington to dig deep and support each other as the nation continues to...
The Great Hall at Durham Town Hall

Bag a bargain at Town Hall book sale

Bookworms and literature fans can take advantage of a good bargain at a town hall’s book sale. Durham County...
Staff at the Materials Processing Institute developing hand sanitiser for Marie Curie Nurses.

Materials Processing Institute creates hand sanitiser production line for Marie Curie nurses

The Materials Processing Institute is using its considerable scientific and technological expertise to ensure the region’s Marie Curie Nurses can be supplied...
Cllr Carl Marshall, Cabinet member for economic regeneration (left) and Cllr Brian Stephens, Cabinet member for neighbourhoods and local partnerships, with the electric road sweeper.

Going green to keep Durham’s streets clean

The North East’s largest council is trialling new electric cleaning equipment as part of its fight against climate change. Members...
Learning Curve Group has opened its flexible learning courses to all.

Learning Curve Group offer fully funded online courses

With social distancing now in force, Learning Curve Group, based at DurhamGate in Spennymoor, has launched an #EducateWhilstYouIsolate campaign to provide free...
Volunteer committee recognised for longstanding service

Outgoing committee members recognised for longstanding service

Four volunteer committee members who have given up their free time to help improve life for people in County Durham have been recognised by...
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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...