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Celebrating Heroes Taking A Stand For A Green And Sustainable Environment

Celebrating Heroes Taking A Stand For A Green And Sustainable Environment

Individuals, groups and businesses who have gone the extra mile to help improve the environment in County Durham in the past year are being invited to be recognised at a special awards ceremony. This week...
Alderson’s Family Funerals Celebrating A Century Of Serving Its Local Community

Alderson’s Family Funerals Celebrating A Century Of Serving Its Local Community

An established County Durham family funeral business is celebrating a century of serving its local community. Alderson’s Family Funerals had its roots established in 1921 in Ushaw Moor when Robert William Alderson founded a joinery...
Shoppers Invited To Enjoy The National Fiver Fest Special Offers

Shoppers Invited To Enjoy The National Fiver Fest Special Offers

Durham’s independent retailers are joining the national Totally Locally Fiver Fest, and inviting shoppers to enjoy special offers for two weeks from this coming Saturday, 12th June. The fifth National Totally Locally Fiver Fest will...
Gatehead Considered England's Most Affordable Place With Highly Rated Schools

Gatehead Considered England’s Most Affordable Place With Highly Rated Schools

Gateshead offers best ratio of Ofsted-rated “outstanding” schools to low house prices South Tyneside and St Helens are also in top three Isle of Wight, West Sussex and Oxfordshire are the bottom threeNew...
Local Charity Supporting Community Groups As Covid Restrictions Continue To Ease

Local Charity Supporting Community Groups As Covid Restrictions Continue To Ease

As COVID restrictions continue to ease, Durham Community Action are working with the Ballinger Charitable Trust this Summer to distribute a small number of grants across Derwent Valley, Teesdale and Weardale to support community...
Richard Holden Announces Success Of His Campaign For Closure Of Wolsingham Sixth Form

Richard Holden Announces Success Of His Campaign For Closure Of Wolsingham Sixth Form

Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham, has announced that his campaign to stop the formal closure of Wolsingham Sixth Form has been successful. Wolsingham Sixth Form was formally moved to a suspended...
New Elvet Bridge Expected To Reopen In October

New Elvet Bridge Expected To Reopen In October

A bridge in Durham City, that has been closed for critical works, will reopen to all traffic and pedestrians in October. New Elvet Bridge was fully closed in July last year to allow essential repairs...
Celebrating Selfless Volunteers Across County Durham

Celebrating Selfless Volunteers Across County Durham!

The work of selfless volunteers who have kept County Durham communities blooming during the coronavirus pandemic is to be celebrated. Individuals and groups are being encouraged to share their stories and pictures of environmental improvements,...
Next-Gen Battery Safety Tech To Be Developed By Xerotech For ESA

Next-Gen Battery Safety Tech To Be Developed By Xerotech For ESA

Xerotech, a leading manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion battery systems, announced today that it will qualify one of its core proprietary battery safety technologies for space applications in conjunction with the European Space Agency (ESA). “This...
Durham County Council Recognised For Its Housing Strategy

Durham County Council Recognised For Its Housing Strategy

A northeast council has been recognised for its housing strategy and work in tackling homelessness. Durham County Council has been named local authority of the year at the Northern Housing Awards. It follows its work to...

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