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North East Music Icon Sting Backs County Durham

North East Music Icon Sting Backs County Durham

North east music icon Sting is backing County Durham’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2025. The multi-award-winning singer songwriter, whose career with The Police and as a solo artist spans more than five...
Win a Diamond Bracelet with Hospice Raffle

Win a Diamond Bracelet with Hospice Raffle

This Valentine’s Day , Willow Burn Hospice is giving you a chance to win a diamond bracelet for your love in its Diamond Raffle to be drawn on 25 March 2022 at the Black...
Portrait of HM The Queen Projected onto County Hall

Portrait of HM The Queen Projected onto County Hall

An image of Her Majesty The Queen is being projected onto the headquarters of the North East’s largest council to mark the beginning of the monarch’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations this year. The projection, which was...
Council Staff Support Children’s Hospital Services

Council Staff Support Children’s Hospital Services

Charitable council staff have donated toys and equipment to help young people receiving care at a Durham City hospital. Kind-hearted members of Durham County Council’s DurhamWorks team collected gifts and essential equipment for the Tree...
Greggs chooses Integra 61 for first County Durham stand alone Drive thru

Greggs Chooses Integra 61 For First County Durham Stand-Alone Drive-Thru

£300M Durham Mixed Use Scheme Confirms Deal With Leading Retailer 6th December 2021 – Citrus Durham has secured a deal with Greggs to develop the national food-on-the-go retailer’s first County Durham stand-alone drive-thru at the...
Primary pupils are planting for the future

Primary Pupils are Planting for the Future

Schoolchildren in County Durham are creating new woodlands to help battle climate change. Class one and two at Moorside Primary School in Consett have been working with environment experts from Durham County Council and Outdoor...
'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...

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