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County Durham’s parents are being reminded that only a limited time is left to apply for primary school places. The deadline for applications for the next academic year (beginning September 2019) is Tuesday...
counterfeit goods

With the sales upon us, many County Durham consumers will be hunting for bargains –not only on the high street but also over the internet. With this in mind,...
Leyton-John Gibson

Some festive special guests paid a visit to a County Durham children’s ward last week. Stars from this year’s Gala Theatre pantomime called in at the Treetops Ward, in...
DCC Toy Appeal

Kids from struggling County Durham families will have a little something to open on Christmas Day – thanks to the generosity of staff at Durham County Council. Both elected...
Children sing an adapted version of the 12 days of Christmas at Blue Coat Church of England Junior School in Durham as part of the Litter Heroes campaign. Katrina Du, nine, Isobel Black, nine, Oliver Talks, eight and Alex Bailey, 10. Photo by: Silverbird Photography Emily Carey (www.silverbirdphotography.com)

County Durham kids have written and recorded a somewhat different take on the classic Yuletide favourite The Twelve Days of Christmas. Children from Bluecoat Church of England Junior School...
Christmas Dinner

County Durham’s consumers are being urged to make sure their Christmas nosh-up is one they’ll remember for all the right reasons. Durham County Council is cooperating with the Food Standards Agency to help bring their...
Paws in the Playground

Pupils at a County Durham school had a very special visitor last week. The pupils at Rosa Street Primary School, Spennymoor, got to meet Toffee, a community teaching dog. Toffee works for the charity Stray...
Don't Drink and Drown

Every year people in Britain lose their lives due to drowning after or during a night out. Between 2012 and 2016, the UK saw 366 accidental drownings in which drugs or alcohol were a factor....
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An ancient building which has been at the centre of life in Durham City for more than 600 years will now be open to the public for free. Durham Town Hall, located in the city’s...
Cyber Monday trading standards

County Durham’s bargain seekers have been warned to be on the lookout for substandard goods this Cyber Monday. With record numbers of online purchases expected today (26th November), Durham County Council’s trading standards officers are...

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