Durham News

Council Unveils Ambitious Plan to Save the World

County Durham's councillors will discuss how to spend £50 million on saving the planet when it meets on Wednesday, 12 February. The council is proposing increased targets for carbon reduction as part of the two-year-plan,...

Shielding Residents Advised to Stay at Home for Another Month

County Durham residents who were asked to stay isolated are urged to take extra care as restrictions begin to ease. It follows updated government advice stating that although people who are shielding remain vulnerable, they...
Alderson’s Family Funerals Celebrating A Century Of Serving Its Local Community

Alderson’s Family Funerals Celebrating A Century Of Serving Its Local Community

An established County Durham family funeral business is celebrating a century of serving its local community. Alderson’s Family Funerals had its roots established in 1921 in Ushaw Moor when Robert William Alderson founded a joinery...
2 Calum Howard and Ruth Mary Johnson, photo by Richard Kenworthy

Traditional Folktale to Get Easter Twist at Durham’s Gala Theatre

A trio of talented north-east performers will be giving a traditional folktale a modern twist this Easter at Durham’s Gala Theatre. Chicken Licken: A TaleJam will be a musical retelling of the...

Popular Family Christmas Show Returns To Empire Theatre

Christmas panto sails into Empire Theatre Swashbuckling sword fights, hidden treasure, and an adventure on the high seas await audiences who are going to a County Durham theatre’s Christmas panto this year. Consett’s Empire Theatre will...
Traders invited to apply for Bishop Auckland Food Festival

Traders invited to apply for Bishop Auckland Food Festival

Traders are being invited to apply for a stand at one of the region’s most popular food festivals ahead of its return next spring. Durham County Council has confirmed Bishop Auckland Food Festival will take...
EU Referendum

Referendum, what referendum?

  In case you haven’t heard there will be a referendum about whether the Country should remain in the EU or leave. The referendum will be held on June 23rd, just three weeks away. Leaving...
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...

The Grey Bull in Stanhope wins Pub of the Year Award

Richard Holden MP’s ‘Pub of the Year’ Award 2022 was created to celebrate the fantastic pubs, clubs, and hospitality in his North West Durham constituency. Over five hundred of Richard’s constituents took part, and many...
Lifesaving Mother And Community Advocate Receive Prestigious Award

Lifesaving Mother And Community Advocate Receive Prestigious Award

A young mum whose quick thinking and first-aid skills saved a man’s life, and an activist dedicated to improving his community, have been honoured for their actions. Megan James and David Kinch accepted the Chairman’s...

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