Household Waste Recycling Centres are set to reopen across County Durham on Monday 18 May.

Household Waste Recycling Centres set to re-open from Monday

Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) in County Durham are set to reopen next week in line with government guidance.
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Chilton VE Day flag competition winners announced

Chilton Town Council was delighted to receive eight very different design entries into its VE Day flag design competition and would like...
Orca Cleaning Services' fogging system

North East cleaning company caring for care homes

North East-based Orca Cleaning Services Ltd is making its own major contribution to the fight against Coronavirus, by offering free fogging services...

Lightning strikes

Residents in St Helen Auckland were left shaken after a lightning strike split a 45ft tree clean in two, scattering large shards...

Postie delivers smiles across the town

Receiving the daily post hast become a highlight for residents in Bishop Auckland, thanks to a fun-loving postie who dresses as a...

Deafblind UK expands support provision for people with sensory loss, including veterans

National charity, Deafblind UK has temporarily extended its helpline opening hours to support people who have sight loss, hearing loss or both,...
Tia Mousavifar and her family at her fundraising stall.

Kind-hearted Tia sets out her stall for key workers

Nothing was going to stop kind-hearted seven-year-old, Tia Mousavifar of Bishop Auckland as she stepped up to help raise funds for key...

Advice on guarding against coronavirus scams

The region’s biggest council is issuing an extra word of warning about scams prompted by the coronavirus outbreak that may be targeting...
Spennymoor Mayor, Cllr Elizabeth Wood, handing £500 to Maurice Aspey, one of the St Paul's food bank volunteers.

Spennymoor Town Council makes new foodbank donation

On receiving a telephone call recently from the Foodbank based at St Paul’s in Spennymoor, the Town Council enquired as to how...
Ferryhill Town Council Easter Egg Drawing Competition

Competition time for Ferryhill youngsters

Ferryhill Town Council is again offering local school children the opportunity to enter a free Drawing Competition.  "Now...
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