Apprentices at their induction in 2019

Applications invited for council apprenticeships

More than 30 apprenticeship vacancies at a North East local authority will offer new career opportunities for people looking to earn as...
Chi Spennymoor Taekwondo returned from the National Championships with a haul of medals.

Gold for Poppy at Nationals

Chi Spennymoor Taekwondo Academy took a team of nine players to the EIS in Sheffield at the end of last month,...
Mayor of Spennymoor and his consort, Cllrs Clive and Liz Maddison present the award to Carole Irving. Left is Cllr Christine Sproat, who nominated Carole for the award. Picture: Keith Taylor.

Award for dedicated volunteer

Volunteer, Carole Irving has been presented with a Certificate of Recognition by Spennymoor Mayor, Cllr Clive Maddison. Carole was...
County Hall, Durham County Council

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.
Foreman Franky Shields, Operative Andrew Bridgewater, Contract Manager Neil Summerson and Highway Services Manager, Mark Readman at the site.

Work to stabilise road completed

Essential work to stabilise the scenic Dial Stob Hill at Binchester, is now complete.  The work targeted a 180m...
Some of the rubbish left outside of Sharon Boardman’s property.

Woman fined for failing to clear rubbish

A woman who has repeatedly blighted her neighbours’ lives by leaving rubbish outside of her home has been ordered to pay out almost...
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...
Tommy Shaw (Allotment secretary) Clive Maddison (Spennymoor Mayor) and Lawrence Dunnett (Allotment Chair).

Blooming marvellous allotments

Residents of Spennymoor’s Clyde Terrace and its surrounding areas think that their new community garden is ‘blooming marvellous’, thanks to support from...
Jacob with coach, Will Coulson and the details of his 2000m swim.

Jacob goes the extra mile

On Wednesday, 10th April, 8-year-old Jacob Hutchinson of Middlestone Moor Primary School was set to swim one mile for the Childrens Heart...
After being born 10 weeks early, Finlay Clark was nursed back to full health by his parents and the neonatal team at University Hospital North Durham

Finley and family celebrate milestone birthday

Today (26 September) is Finley Clark's first birthday. Finley was born ten weeks early and his family is celebrating with a charity...
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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...