Durham News

'Safety Checked' Secures £600k Of New Business Thanks To Business Durham

‘Safety Checked’ Secures £600k Of New Business Thanks To Business Durham

Electrical and fire alarm safety specialist, Safety Checked, has secured new business contracts worth more than £600k with help from the Durham Business Opportunities Programme (DBOP). Set up just over four years ago by Martin...
Support for County Durham communities hit by power cuts

Support for County Durham communities hit by power cuts

Communities, the local authority and other key organisations are rallying round to support residents in County Durham following one of the worst storms in the last decade. The Strategic Co-ordination Group (SCG) for County Durham...
Little Movers Raise Almost £20,000 for Children In Need!

Little Movers Raise Almost £20,000 for Children In Need!

Little Movers, an award winning dance and pre-school company, started in Gateshead, and hosts classes right across the UK. The company, who recently made the finals and won ‘Highly Commended’ at the What’s On 4...
Council working to help residents in Storm Arwen aftermath

Council Working to Help Residents in Storm Arwen Aftermath

Supporting those affected by Storm Arwen is a key priority for the North East’s largest council. The storm, which brought gale force winds, heavy rain and heavy snow over the weekend, saw many households lose...
Success celebrated at DurhamWorks awards

Success Celebrated at DurhamWorks Awards

Young people who have been supported into employment, training and education have been honoured at a County Durham awards ceremony. Seventeen young people received recognition for their successes in the DurhamWorks Achievement Awards in an...
Young gardeners dig up awards

Young Gardeners Dig Up Awards

Green-fingered pupils at a County Durham primary school are celebrating after their gardening work scooped top awards. Gilesgate Primary School in Durham held a special assembly to celebrate its success as Best Overall Entry in...
PLANS FOR RESTORATION OF FORMER DURHAM MINERS’ HALL GET GREEN LIGHT

Plans For Restoration Of Former Durham Miners’ Hall Get Green Light

Plans for the multi-million-pound refurbishment and extension of Durham Miners Hall have been approved. Durham County Council has backed the proposals to secure the future of the hall. Known as Redhills, the hall opened in...
A muggles' guide to North East Harry Potter locations

A muggles’ guide to North East Harry Potter locations

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone first hit our screens. To mark twenty magical years since November 2001, when the first film adaptation of J.K Rowling’s...
Taking action against gender-based violence

Taking Action Against Gender-Based Violence

County Durham residents are being urged to stand together against domestic violence ahead of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Durham County Council, Durham University and Durham Students’ Union are...
Cyber experts help students to become security savvy

Cyber experts help students to become security savvy

Students and staff from a north east college learnt how to keep themselves and others safe online at a cyber security event on Digital Safeguarding Day. Specialists from Durham Constabulary, Durham County Council and the...

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