County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust has launched a 'Stay in Touch' messaging scheme.

NHS Trust launches ‘stay in touch’ scheme for patients and loved ones

Like many NHS Trusts nationally, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust has introduced temporary visiting restrictions to help protect patients, visitors...
Neighbours delivering packages during coronavirus lockdown.

How to be a good neighbour during the lockdown

Durham County Council and Darlington Borough Council have teamed up with emergency services to encourage residents to be good neighbours during the...
Durham County Council logo with rainbow

County Durham garden waste collections set to start

Garden waste services in County Durham will now be able to go ahead with changes to collection dates after they were initially...
Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland. Photograph by House of Hues, courtesy of The Auckland Project.

Planning submitted for Auckland Castle Gardens transformation

Planning permission is being sought to revitalise the 1,000-year-old Auckland Castle gardens and make them more accessible for centuries to come.
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...
Children playing at Selby Cottage Childcare Centre before the Coronavirus outbreak.

Early years funding to help key workers keep working

County Durham’s early years team is working hard to keep provisions open for key workers and vulnerable children during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Rob Thompson of New College Durham with a completed visor.

New College Durham technician answers PPE call

New College Durham is putting its 3D printer to good use by producing much needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for NHS workers.
The NHS display at Bob Hardisty Drive.

NHS thanks set in stone

Durham County Council has shown its gratitude to hardworking NHS staff during the Coronavirus crisis, by creating two new roadside displays. 

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...
Residents have until 24th April to take part in the consultation.

Have your say on PSPO consultation

Members of the public have ten more days to share their views on whether controls to tackle dog fouling and irresponsible dog...
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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...