Police stop drivers for drink and drug checks

Police clamp down on drink and drug driving

Police will clamp down on drink and drug driving this Christmas. In the five years between 2012 and 2016, a total of 1,650 people have...
The Digital Durham team on the steps of County Hall.

Digital Durham recognised for transforming broadband speeds

Digital Durham, a programme which aims to boost broadband speeds for businesses and residents across the region has won a prestigious accolade. The project, which...
Cllr Kevin Shaw, DCC private sector initiatives officer Caroline Siddall and Chris Williams from County Durham and Darlington Fire Service.

Partners come together for first private landlord seminar

More than 100 private landlords and industry partners came together to share best practice in an event which took place during national empty homes week.

Garden waste ending for winter

Keen gardeners may still be tending their lawns but with summer now seeming a thing of the past, this year’s garden waste collections are drawing to a close.

Children of foster carers thanked for their contributions

The children of foster families, who welcome foster children into their homes alongside their parents, are being celebrated as part of Sons and Daughters Month.
A haul of dangerous fireworks seized by police.

Keeping safe for firework festivities

Residents and retailers in County Durham are being advised to stay safe in the run up to this year’s Bonfire Night festivities.

Find out more this adoption week

People thinking about adopting are being encouraged to find out more about how they can provide a loving home for a child.
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Cllr Lucy Hovvels, chair of the County Durham Health and Wellbeing Board and Durham County Council’s Cabinet member for adults and health

Government urged to consider consequences of replacing Public Health England

The chair of the County Durham Health and Wellbeing Board has written to the Government outlining serious concerns over plans to replace...