Saturday, July 20, 2019
Dave Wafer

Work has begun on a £4.5-million scheme to improve a vital County Durham junction. The work – on Junction 61 of the A1 (M) at Bowburn – will see new lanes constructed and existing lanes...
Electric bin lift

New cutting-edge technology has been trialled in County Durham, as part of efforts both to keep the streets clean and fight against climate change. An electric bin lift and electric road sweeper have been piloted...
Nottingham Fanzone - ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

The Cricket World Cup has been gripping fans of the sport since it got underway last month and in just a few days’ time the action is due to move to County Durham. Friday 28th...
3. Ramshaw German rehearsals

Kids from four County Durham primary schools are getting ready to accompany a professional musician in a huge performance in Durham City’s Millennium Square. More than 200 primary school pupils have been learning German songs...
Durham in Bloom - Gilesgate roundabout 2

A flowery tribute has been unveiled to County Durham’s 150 years of mining union history. The display – on Durham City’s Gilesgate Roundabout – is part of Durham’s entry for the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain...
Festival makers 2017 (2

With the spectacular Lumiere festival set to return to Durham this autumn, the organisers are calling on local people to get involved. This year will mark Lumiere’s 10th anniversary. The event, which is the largest...
Workwear-Express-Oasis-for-Life-donation

A County Durham firm has made a vital donation to a community café that helps people with special needs. Workwear Express – based near Durham City – made the donation to Learning for Life, a...

Staff and supporters of a Durham school will complete an epic bike ride to raise much needed cash. A team of six cyclists will face a 150-mile challenge to raise money for a new outdoor-activities...
Brass Promised Land Mr Wilson's

For those of us old enough to remember the joys of “havin’ it large” in the early 90s rave scene, a Durham festival this summer will have a treat in store. Durham’s BRASS festival might...
Apprentice Strategy 2

Durham County Council is currently searching for 66 apprentices – to fill a variety of posts from entry to degree level. Apprenticeships are available in areas ranging from administration, ICT and financial management to bricklaying,...

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