Durham News

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...
Visit County Durham Launches New 'Escape The Everyday' Campaign

Visit County Durham Launches New ‘Escape The Everyday’ Campaign

A new campaign from destination management organisation Visit County Durham inspires consumers to ‘Escape the Everyday’ in Durham this summer. The campaign, which received grant funding from VisitEngland’s Destination Management Organisations’ (DMO) Recovery Marketing Fund,...
UK Space Agency Reports A Boost In Space-Sector Jobs In The Region

UK Space Agency Reports A Boost In Space-Sector Jobs In The Region

A new report by the UK Space Agency has highlighted that the North East’s thriving space sector has led to jobs boost in the region. The recent ‘Size and Health of the UK Space Industry’...
The Reading Well Initiative Supporting Covid Patients In The Region

The Reading Well Initiative Supporting Covid Patients In The Region

Patients being treated for long-term effects of coronavirus in County Durham and Darlington are benefitting from a new mental health and wellbeing initiative. The Reading Well initiative, by The Reading Agency, is providing book collections...
Council Secures £1.2 Million Grant For History Centre Engagement Plans

Council Secures £1.2 Million Grant For History Centre Engagement Plans

A pioneering approach to engaging communities across County Durham in the area’s rich and varied history has received a £1.2 million boost. Durham County Council has secured the grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund...
Table-topping Service For Bishop Auckland AFC

Table-topping Service For Bishop Auckland AFC

The donation of tables and display stands to a famous old football club has helped to kit out a shelter in memory of a much-loved supporter. The items, given to Bishop Auckland AFC by developer...
New Holiday Complex To Boost The County's Economy, If Approved

New Holiday Complex To Boost The County’s Economy, If Approved

A new holiday complex in County Durham would contribute ‘significantly’ to the millions of pounds pumped annually into the local economy if it gets the planning green light. Proposals have been submitted for 24 two,...
County To Celebrate The Armed Forces Community On June 26th

County To Celebrate The Armed Forces Community On June 26th

Staff and elected members at the region’s largest local authority will celebrate civilian and uniformed personnel on a national day to honour the armed forces community. Durham County Council will mark Armed Forces Day 2021...

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