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Council working to help residents in Storm Arwen aftermath

Council Working to Help Residents in Storm Arwen Aftermath

Supporting those affected by Storm Arwen is a key priority for the North East’s largest council. The storm, which brought gale force winds, heavy rain and heavy snow over the weekend, saw many households lose...
Success celebrated at DurhamWorks awards

Success Celebrated at DurhamWorks Awards

Young people who have been supported into employment, training and education have been honoured at a County Durham awards ceremony. Seventeen young people received recognition for their successes in the DurhamWorks Achievement Awards in an...
Young gardeners dig up awards

Young Gardeners Dig Up Awards

Green-fingered pupils at a County Durham primary school are celebrating after their gardening work scooped top awards. Gilesgate Primary School in Durham held a special assembly to celebrate its success as Best Overall Entry in...
PLANS FOR RESTORATION OF FORMER DURHAM MINERS’ HALL GET GREEN LIGHT

Plans For Restoration Of Former Durham Miners’ Hall Get Green Light

Plans for the multi-million-pound refurbishment and extension of Durham Miners Hall have been approved. Durham County Council has backed the proposals to secure the future of the hall. Known as Redhills, the hall opened in...
A muggles' guide to North East Harry Potter locations

A muggles’ guide to North East Harry Potter locations

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone first hit our screens. To mark twenty magical years since November 2001, when the first film adaptation of J.K Rowling’s...
Taking action against gender-based violence

Taking Action Against Gender-Based Violence

County Durham residents are being urged to stand together against domestic violence ahead of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Durham County Council, Durham University and Durham Students’ Union are...
Cyber experts help students to become security savvy

Cyber experts help students to become security savvy

Students and staff from a north east college learnt how to keep themselves and others safe online at a cyber security event on Digital Safeguarding Day. Specialists from Durham Constabulary, Durham County Council and the...
Green fingered Durham man creates inspiring community space for Derwent Valley residents

Green Fingered Durham Man Creates Inspiring Community Space For Derwent Valley Residents

A retired man from Durham has dedicated the past year to transform the formerly neglected outdoor bank in Hamsterley into an area the whole community can be proud of. Robin Old began work on the...
These Entrepreneurs Are Set To Accelerate Growth Through An Accelerator Programme

These Entrepreneurs Are Set To Accelerate Growth Through An Accelerator Programme

A group of eight entrepreneurs is set to benefit from an incubator programme designed to accelerate the growth of fledgling businesses in County Durham. Durham City Incubator (DCI) was launched in 2018 as a joint...

Spreading International Christmas Cheer around County Durham!

Primary school pupils across County Durham have started spreading early Christmas cheer amongst their international peers. As part of an annual festive project, Durham County Council has brought together more than 300 schools from 19...

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