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Council Launches Virtual Support Hubs and Suspends Park & Ride

Park and ride services in Durham City are to close temporarily, and a helpline, webpage and support network have been set up to help those struggling during the Coronavirus nuisance Buses and Parking: The council has...

Scams Awareness Fortnight 2020: The Scammers are Still Scamming

A County Durham woman whose elderly mother was scammed out of thousands of pounds has told her story in the hope of preventing others falling victim. Thea Khamis has spoken out about what happened to...
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The 183rd Durham Regatta

The Regatta has been a feature of Durham life since 1834, very much in keeping with the indomitable spirit of the people of the North East and the cultural richness of our fair City. The...
Labour suffered a historic loss in the local elections losing 320 council seats. The party managed to hold onto the Durham County Council

Do the Local Elections Results Signal a Landslide Election?

Do the Local Elections Results Signal a Landslide Election?Labour suffered a historic loss in the local elections losing 320 council seats. The party managed to hold onto the Durham County Council but the Chronicle...
Durham University Still Needs EU Students, Say Vice Chancellor and MP

Durham University Still Needs EU Students, Say Vice Chancellor and MP

Durham City’s MP and Durham University’s vice chancellor have both spoken out on the importance of EU students to Durham University. Both have insisted that the university must remain attractive to such students –...
Historians Trace WWI Tunnel Graffiti Soldiers

Durham Historians Trace WWI Tunnel Graffiti Soldiers

Graffiti discovered in a maze of First World War tunnels has led to a quest by a team of archivists, archaeologists and historians to find out more about the Durham soldiers who scrawled it....
Comedian Ivo graham

Award-Winning Funny Man Ivo Graham to Play Durham Gala Theatre

The award-winning comedian Ivo Graham will be calling in at Durham’s Gala Theatre this autumn to perform his acclaimed Motion Sickness show.Ivo – the comically apologetic alumni of Oxford University and Eton – will...
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County Durham Prepares for Travellers Heading to Appleby Horse Fair

Preparations are underway in County Durham to assist Travellers and Gypsies passing through the county to Appleby Horse Fair.The event, in Appleby, Cumbria, will take place between Thursday 7th and Wednesday 13th June. A...

Have Your Say on How (Not Whether) “Social Distancing” Infrastructure is Deployed

People in County Durham can submit their opinion online about how anti-social engineering is maintained as the new abnormal is  implemented in towns centres, and on countywide pavements and cycle routes. In response to government...

Durham County Council Shortlisted for National Digital Award

Durham County Council has been shortlisted for the Digital Transformation category in The MJ Awards 2020, which recognises achievement in local government. It follows the council’s efforts to replace more services with online versions, improve...

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