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Council Opens Lateral Flow Testing Sites Across County Durham

Council Opens Lateral Flow Testing Sites Across County Durham

Residents will be able to check if they have coronavirus without showing any symptoms as lateral flow test centres open across County Durham. Durham County Council has launched its Lateral Flow Device (LFD) Community Testing...
Farming Minister Hosted By North West Durham MP Richard Holden

Farming Minister Hosted By North West Durham MP Richard Holden

Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham, has hosted Victoria Prentis MP, the Farming, Fisheries and Food minister, in Weardale, North West Durham. During the Minister’s first visit to the constituency, Richard and...

House of Ruhr Wins Silver Medal at London Spirits Competition

Wearside based Gin distributor; House of Ruhr has won silver medals at the 4th London Spirits Competition. The medals are an ultimate endorsement in the global spirits industry. House of Ruhr’s Bergmann, Renton and...
Concerns Arise Of Lack Of Future Plans Durham Light Infantry Museum

Concerns Arise Of Lack Of Future Plans Durham Light Infantry Museum

Richard Holden meets with the group trying to save the Durham Light Infantry museum as concerns grow over lack of plans for its future Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham, has visited...
Council Approves Plans For Durham Business Hub

Council Approves Plans For Durham Business Hub

Durham County Council has granted planning consent to Citrus Durham for the delivery of the next phase of employment accommodation at its £300m mixed-use Integra 61 development at J61 of the A1(M). The new business/industrial...
Does your Durham Neighbour Have the Right to Own a Venomous Snake?

Does your Durham Neighbour Have the Right to Own a Venomous Snake?

The recent two-part ITV documentary Britain's Tiger Kings - On The Trail With Ross Kemp highlighted the growing problems associated with the keeping of wild animals as pets. In response to the documentary, Born Free’s...
Visitors Encouraged To Help Protect The County's Coastline

Visitors Encouraged To Help Protect The County’s Coastline

Visitors to County Durham’s coastline are being encouraged to help protect the local environment as restrictions continue to ease. Durham County Council is asking everyone to follow the new Countryside Code, which has recently been...
Durham's Largest Beer Garden Returns To Hardwick Hall Hotel

Durham’s Largest Beer Garden Returns To Hardwick Hall Hotel

 GROUPS CAN make the most of outdoor drinks, street food and a stunning view when County Durham’s largest beer garden opens on Monday (12 April). The grounds of Hardwick Hall Hotel, at Sedgefield, will once...
Durham Residents Reminded To Take Advantage Of Free Parking After 2pm At Council Car Parks

Durham Residents Reminded To Take Advantage Of Free Parking After 2pm At Council Car...

Motorists are being reminded that they can now take advantage of free afternoon parking at many car parks around County Durham. Durham County Council has introduced free parking after 2pm in its on and off-street...
Architextural Gives An Environmentally-Friendly Food Store A New Look

Architextural Gives An Environmentally-Friendly Food Store A New Look

An environmentally-friendly food store has been given a new look thanks to a County Durham architectural film distributor. In January, Architextural, part of Barnard Castle-based William Smith Group 1832, launched a campaign to offer one...

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