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Durham Regatta Is Coming and Volunteers Are Needed

The north east’s finest festival of rowing and boats, Durham Regatta, is fast approaching and volunteers are needed to make sure this year’s event is a success. On the weekend of June 10th and 11th,...
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Prepare for Spooky Halloween Fun as Fright Night Returns to Durham

A scary family show is set to return to Durham’s Wharton Park this Halloween.  Following the success of last year’s event, Fright Night will be back on Saturday 28th October – featuring an all-new...
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Durham City Announces Winners of Best Bar, Pub and Club Awards

The winners and runners-up in Durham City’s annual awards for the best bars, pubs and clubs were announced at a ceremony last night (Tuesday 20th November).Run by Durham County Council and Durham Constabulary, the...
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Safety Fears Close Dramatic 200-Year-Old Durham Suspension Bridge

A 200-year-old footbridge that dramatically spans the upper reaches of the River Tees has been closed for safety reasons.Visitors to the waterfalls of High Force and Low Force may now have to walk a...
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Brexit Risk to €300 Million of County Durham Funding

Leaving the EU could mean County Durham misses out on a €300 million boost that would have benefitted its economy.County Durham would have been in line to receive the money under the EU Cohesion...
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Durham Most Affordable City for Rents in England

While it certainly might not seem like it to everyone who lives there, recent statistics suggest that Durham is the cheapest city in which to rent property in England.Experts generally agree that – in...

Helping those in need across County Durham

As the natives of Durham rally together during the Coronavirus situation, The Council is offering support and advice to residents. Worrying about the Coronavirus outbreak doesn't help anyone: we have to get on with helping...

Relaxation of Concessionary Travel in County Durham to End Next Week

A temporary relaxation of concessionary travel arrangements in County Durham will end next week to help bus companies manage anti-social distancing. As more people return to work, public transport operators across the region face the...

Employability Durham Team Offers Support

People who have lost their job due to the government's new laws, or are having trouble finding employment in the new abnormal, are being offered help by the government. The Council is encouraging residents aged...

Castle Chare Fountain in Bishop Auckland Restored

A 19th century water fountain built by a movement against alcohol has been returned to its former glory as part of a heritage project. The Castle Chare fountain in Bishop Auckland, erected in 1873 by...

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