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Pubs and clubs can apply for financial support grants.

Festive financial support for County Durham pubs

Hundreds of pubs across County Durham which have been affected by local and national coronavirus restrictions are being encouraged to apply for...
Kelsie King fundraising stall

Kelsie helps others ring the bells for Christmas

Young Kelsie King from Bishop Auckland has been raising money to help spread Christmas cheer among families across South West Durham.
Paul Hartley, left, as Chester the Jester and Neil Armstrong as Rupert Van Rottenchops in the Gala Durham production of Snow White in 2018.

Enjoy the magic of panto at home

A festive story filmed in four thrilling instalments is set to deliver pantomime magic to County Durham and beyond next week (oh...
Endeavour Woodcrafts is fundraising

Donations appeal as Endeavour faces rent increase

Endeavour Woodcrafts is small day service for adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues, and has been based in Ferryhill for...
Elena, a ten-year-old female lurcher is one of hundreds of stray dogs helped every year by Stray Aid.

Pandemic restricts funding sources for local animal rescue charity

A Coxhoe-based animal rescue and welfare charity is encouraging animal lovers to help see it through the Covid-19 pandemic by donating electronically...
Bishops Pipers sound Reveille during the Chilton Remembrance service.

Chilton remembers the fallen

Despite the Covid restrictions, on Sunday 8th November, Chilton remembered their fallen in a scaled-down but very poignant manner that reverently marked Remembrance Sunday...
Actor Marty Bloomfield will be performing in the interactive programme.

Soldiers’ stories brought to life for Remembrance

An interactive programme which uses actors, virtual sessions and objects to tell the stories of County Durham soldiers has been produced to...
A new 48-cell custody facility is set to be built at DurhamGate, near Spennymoor.

New custody facility for County Durham and Darlington set to be built near Spennymoor

Plans are being submitted for a new centralised 48-cell custody facility at DurhamGate, near Spennymoor. As part of a...
Durham County Council has re-introduced its ‘pick and collect’ service for the duration of the latest lockdown.

Library collection scheme reintroduced in County Durham

A collection service that enabled County Durham residents to access library books during the initial coronavirus lockdown has been reintroduced.
A defibrillator has been insatalled on the outside of Chilton Town Council's offices.

Community defibrillator unveiled in Chilton

Chilton Town Mayor, Councillor Elizabeth Bruce, met with Alex Mason, the North East Ambulance Service's Community Resuscitation Officer and Gary Armstrong of...
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PCSO Aaron Sparrow-Woods of Ferryhill Neighbourhood Policing Team

Off-duty Ferryhill PCSO rescues children from motorway

An off-duty PCSO rescued two children he spotted by the hard shoulder of the motorway after finding their drunk-driver grandfather face down...