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A Multi-million Pound New State-of-the-art Bus Station Project in Durham

A Multi-million Pound New State-of-the-art Bus Station Project in Durham

A multi-million pound project to deliver a new state-of-the-art bus station in the heart of Durham City is getting back on track following unforeseen issues. Durham County Council is delivering the project to provide new first...
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...
Breakfast Club for Kids in Easington Colliery Primary School

Breakfast Club for Kids in Easington Colliery Primary School

County Durham-based tech business Redu Group have partnered with Greggs Foundation to provide free breakfasts to the children of Easington Colliery Primary School. The sponsorship, which runs for a minimum of two years, entitles all...
Major Incident De-escalated in County Durham

The Wake of Storm Malik De-escalated in County Durham

A major incident declared in County Durham in the wake of Storm Malik has been de-escalated. When the storm hit on Saturday morning, gale force winds brought down trees and powerlines across the county, resulting...
Drive To Recruit New And Experienced Carers Backed by Joan

Drive To Recruit New And Experienced Carers Backed by Joan

A resident living in a care scheme in County Durham has written a poem in tribute to carers as she gives her support to a recruitment drive to encourage new and experienced carers to...
Two Online Talks Presented by a Holocaust Survivor and Military Researcher

Two Online Talks Presented by a Holocaust Survivor and Military Researcher

Two Online Talks, Presented By A Jewish Survivor of the Second World War and an expert in military history, will mark Holocaust Memorial Day in County Durham. Durham County Council will host the virtual events,...
A Revamp Project is Set to Shine New Light onto Historic Durham Cathedral

A Revamp Project is Set to Shine New Light onto Historic Durham Cathedral

A team has been working carefully to develop a new lighting scheme that will be more efficient and reduce carbon emissions by employing the latest LED technology. Durham County Council is embarking on the specialist...
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...
Durham Cathedral’s Music Fundraising Appeal Hits a High Note

Durham Cathedral’s Music Fundraising Appeal Hits a High Note

A Christmas appeal to raise funds in support of securing and broadening access to music at Durham Cathedral has exceeded its target and raised £5200. These funds will enable more young people from the North...
Creating a Better Future Together

Creating a Better Future Together

Tackling climate change and raising the region’s reputation as a cultural destination are just some examples of effective partnership work in County Durham, councillors will hear next week. Durham County Council’s Cabinet will receive an...

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