Children from Ferryhill are invited to guess the number of Easter eggs in the jar.

Ferryhill children invited to guess the number of eggs in the jar

Unable to host this year’s Easter Egg Hunt, Ferryhill Town Council would like to invite local school children to enter a free...
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Whitworth Park Academy – A massive thank you to all our students, parents and...

This message was sponsored by Whitworth Park Academy. We understand that you have suddenly become educators as well as...
Chilton Cemetery

No plans to close Chilton Cemetery

Chilton Town Council has moved to quell rumours that it is preparing to close Chilton Cemetery. A spokesperson said:...
Chilton Easter Egg competition

Chilton Town Council launch Easter Egg design competition

Chilton Town Council has launched an Easter Egg Design Competition for the town's children and young people. A...
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Chilton Town Council makes £500 grant to foodbank

In recognition of the fact that a lot of local people will face hardship as result of the local business closures arising...
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Ferryhill Town Council office closure extended

Ferryhill Town Council has announced that its offices and services will remain closed until further notice. A spokesperson...
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Durham County Council latest coronavirus update

As of Monday 30th March, more than 1,000 businesses across County Durham have already received their grant to help support them through...
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...
Chilton Town Council cancels allotments rents for 2020-21

Chilton Town Council cancels allotment rent notices

Chilton Town Council has announced that it will not be issuing allotment rent notices for the year 2020/21. A...
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25 March update on Durham County council services

Durham County Council is providing regular updates to residents on the impact of services as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.
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Original sleeper stones from the Stockton & Darlington Railway at Shildon

Sleepers keep heritage story on track

Members of the Brusselton Incline Group have collaborated with local businesses and Durham County Council to introduce a new rail heritage installation...