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Multi-Million-Pound Business Park Plans Approved By County Durham Councillors

Multi-Million-Pound Business Park Plans Approved By County Durham Councillors

Plans to create a major business park with the potential to create thousands of new jobs and boost County Durham’s economy by £400 million have been approved by councillors. Durham County Council’s planning committee today...
Durham and Darlington Recognised For Digital Technology Use In Care Homes

Durham and Darlington Recognised For Digital Technology Use In Care Homes

Ground-breaking digital technology created specifically for use in County Durham and Darlington care homes has been recognised with a prestigious national award. Durham County Council and County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust (CDDFT) worked...
Winner Of Inaugural MP Christmas Card Competition Announced By Richard Holden

Winner Of Inaugural MP Christmas Card Competition Announced By Richard Holden

Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham, has announced the winner of his inaugural Christmas card competition. Launched a few weeks ago, Richard’s competition was open to all primary school-age children in North...
Primary School In County Durham Receives An Award From Unicef

Primary School In County Durham Receives An Award From UNICEF

A County Durham primary school is celebrating after receiving an award from Unicef. Langley Park Primary School has achieved silver in the second stage of the Rights Respecting Schools Award.The award is granted by Unicef...
Durham OnAir Partners With Lumley Castle Hotel To Give Away £7500 Worth Of Prizes

Durham OnAir Partners With Lumley Castle Hotel To Give Away £7500 Worth Of Prizes

Local Radio station Durham OnAir has partnered with Lumley Castle Hotel to give away over £7500 worth of prizes over December, in the stations biggest competition since launch earlier this year. Listeners to the station,...

Roadworks At Dragonville Completed To Improve Traffic Flow

A major roadworks project has been completed to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion around Durham City. Durham County Council’s highways team has finished the development of a new link road between Renny’s Lane and...
Sue Sweeney Joins Durham OnAir

Sue Sweeney Joins Durham OnAir

A new local radio station for County Durham has launched online, and ‘The Diva Of Durham’ herself, Sue Sweeney, is returning to host a brand new program. Sue is returning to radio having presented for...
Protecting Health And Wellbeing During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Protecting Health And Wellbeing During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Responding to the coronavirus pandemic, access to GP services and ongoing work to improve health and wellbeing will be discussed by councillors next week. In her annual report, Amanda Healy, County Durham’s Director of Public...

New Charity Initiative To Support Local Communities Impacted By Covid-19

A new fund designed to support local communities across County Durham who have been negatively affected by the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic has been announced today by Durham BID in partnership with Durham...
Durham County Council to Represent the UK to Climate Change Conference

Durham County Council to Represent the UK to Climate Change Conference

A North East council will represent the UK at an international conference on climate change. Durham County Council’s climate change team will play a part in the upcoming virtual conference for the Renovation for Energy...

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