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Protecting Health And Wellbeing During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Protecting Health And Wellbeing During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Responding to the coronavirus pandemic, access to GP services and ongoing work to improve health and wellbeing will be discussed by councillors next week. In her annual report, Amanda Healy, County Durham’s Director of Public...
UK Public Invited To Create BRILLIANT Artwork For Lumiere

UK Public Invited To Create BRILLIANT Artwork For Lumiere

Today, Monday 11 January, Artichoke, the producers of extraordinary large-scale events, has launched BRILLIANT, a £50,000 nationwide commissioning scheme for new works for the UK's leading light art event. Six awards will be made,...
Remembering VE Day 1945 With Record Office’s Third Thursday Talk Series

Remembering VE Day 1945 With Record Office’s Third Thursday Talk Series

County Durham residents can find out more about the history of County Durham this month. Durham County Record Office, which is run by Durham County Council, is offering three fascinating talks across March, following...

County Durham Indoor Fitness Classes To Return From Monday, 17th Of May

County Durham residents can return to their indoor fitness classes from Monday (17 May). Durham County Council is restarting its indoor fitness programme, in line with Step 3 of the government’s roadmap, following the reopening...
County MPs Backing The #DoBusinessLocal Campaign

County MPs Backing The #DoBusinessLocal Campaign

Richard Holden, Member of Parliament for North West Durham, alongside his colleagues Paul Howell and Dehenna Davison, MPs for Sedgefield and Bishop Auckland respectively, have today written to the new Chief Executive of Durham...
Celebrating The Vital Work Occupational Therapists!

Celebrating The Vital Work Occupational Therapists!

The vitally important work of occupational therapists is to be celebrated as part of World Occupational Therapy Day. Across Durham County Council, those in the profession will be promoting their service today, Wednesday 27 October,...
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Council Continues To Deliver Services Safely Following Plan B Announcement

A council is reassuring residents and businesses that it will continue to deliver its services following the introduction of the Government’s Plan B winter response. In line with the new national guidance, Durham County Council...
Art Installations to Go on Display at County Durham’s Historic Park

Art Installations to Go on Display at County Durham’s Historic Park

Visitors to one of County Durham’s historic parks will have the chance to experience a one-night-only art installation event. For the last 18 months, Durham County Council’s community arts team has been working with composer...
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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,...
Fright Night Wharton Park

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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