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Fun-Packed Activities For Youngsters At Bishop Auckland Town Hall This Summer Holiday!

Fun-Packed Activities For Youngsters At Bishop Auckland Town Hall This Summer Holiday!

From gladiatorial combat to Roman mosaic crafts, Bishop Auckland Town Hall has a horde of activities to keep youngsters entertained throughout the summer school holidays. Children aged five and over can enjoy an exciting Roman...
New Scheme To Help Prevent Floods In County Durham Village

New Scheme To Help Prevent Floods In County Durham Village

An £80,000 scheme to reduce the impact of flooding on one of only two roads into a County Durham village has been completed. During periods of heavy rainfall, the road linking Shadforth to the neighbouring...
SAGE Helping The Elderly Feel More Comofortable On The Road

SAGE Helping The Elderly Feel More Comfortable On The Road

Older drivers can feel more comfortable on the road with the restart of refresher driving sessions. Durham County Council is restarting its Safer Driving with Age (SAGE) driving assessment, which was temporarily stopped due to...
County MPs Backing The #DoBusinessLocal Campaign

County MPs Backing The #DoBusinessLocal Campaign

Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham, alongside his colleagues Paul Howell and Dehenna Davison, MPs for Sedgefield and Bishop Auckland respectively, have today written to the new Chief Executive of Durham...
Councillors And Stakeholders To Discuss The Future Of DLI Collection And Archive

Councillors And Stakeholders To Discuss The Future Of DLI Collection And Archive

Councillors and stakeholders are to be given the opportunity to contribute to a review of the future of a treasured regimental collection. Durham County Council is holding a meeting next week at which its members...
New Bid Launched For County Durham To Be Named UK City Of Culture 2025

New Bid Launched For County Durham To Be Named UK City Of Culture 2025

County Durham has launched its bid to be named UK City of Culture 2025 – with the hope the accolade will provide a major boost for the whole north east region. The initial bid is...
Easington Colliery Primary School Building To Be Demolished

Easington Colliery Primary School Building To Be Demolished

The demolition of an eyesore building that has blighted a County Durham community for more than 20 years is set to begin this month. The former Easington Colliery Primary School, in Seaside Lane, has stood...
Fun Activies For Youngsters Across Durham This Summer!

Fun Activies For Youngsters Across Durham This Summer!

A fun-filled summer awaits County Durham youngsters with more than 100 free activities with healthy food lined up for the school holidays. Following on from successful schemes over Easter and spring half-term, the Fun and...
A Call For More Government Departments To Move To County Durham

A Call For More Government Departments To Move To County Durham

Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham and Paul Howell, MPs for Sedgefield today raised with Rt Hon. Michael Gove MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, their desire to see County...
Call Out For Volunteers To Keep Lumiere Shining!

Call Out For Volunteers To Keep Lumiere Shining!

Organisers of this year’s Lumiere light festival are calling on those looking to volunteer as Festival Makers and be part of the spectacular event to register their interest. Durham will host the UK’s leading light...

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