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North West Durham Set for EV Revolution with £3.1m Investment in Charging Points

North West Durham Set for EV Revolution with £3.1m Investment in Charging Points

Following a successful pilot scheme in October, in which Durham County Council received over £1,500,000, Durham County Council is set to receive over £3,000,000 more which will go towards constructing over 300 charge points...
Sin: The Art of Transgression - A Captivating Exhibition Unveiled at Auckland Castle

Sin: The Art of Transgression – A Captivating Exhibition Unveiled at Auckland Castle

Experience a captivating exhibition at Auckland Castle, where the remarkable talents of Rembrandt, Lucas Cranach, Tracey Emin, and Ron Mueck converge. From the 17th of June to the 1st of October 2023, immerse yourself in...
The Reach Out Care were given an Outstanding rating by Ofsted

Reach Out Care Given Outstanding Rating

Reach Out Care, part of National Fostering Group, has received an “Outstanding” rating by Ofsted, previously awarded “Good” in July 2018 The organisation has worked hard to make improvements for the lives of...
Festive Illumination: How Students from East Durham College Lit Up Auckland Castle

Festive Illumination: How Students from East Durham College Lit Up Auckland Castle

Lately, eight students from the area have been aiming for the stars quite literally. They were all enlisted by Auckland Castle to assist in adorning the tallest Christmas tree in northern England with an impressive...
Durham Springs into Action with Big Spring Clean 2023

Durham Springs into Action with Big Spring Clean 2023

The spirit of community and environmental stewardship was in full display yesterday as the first of this year's Big Spring Clean events took off at Vane Tempest Beach in Seaham. Volunteers, equipped with bags and...
St Cuthbert’s Hospice Launches Sunflower Memories Display to Honor Loved Ones

St Cuthbert’s Hospice Launches Sunflower Memories Display to Honor Loved Ones

St Cuthbert’s Hospice’s annual Sunflower Memories display is a beautiful way to celebrate and cherish happy memories of loved ones who are no longer with us. In return for a donation, a beautiful imitation sunflower...
photo courtesy of Carla Brain, from Flickr Creative Commons

Durham Castle Goes Medieval for Family Fun Day

The iconic landmark of Durham Castle is to host a medieval-themed day for families on Sunday.  The castle – which, along with Durham Cathedral, is part of a UESCO World Heritage Site – will be...
Footpath clearance

County Durham Keeps Moving Despite Freezing Temperatures and Snow

Durham County Council staff are working hard to ensure the county can keep moving, despite low temperatures and heavy overnight snowfalls. Since the early hours of this morning, gritters and salters have been out working...
Wharton Park

Durham’s Wharton Park Scores Grade A for Educational Visits

Durham City’s Wharton Park has won national recognition for providing high-quality educational visits. The park has received a Learning outside the Classroom Quality Badge thanks to the services it offers to local children on school...
Don't Drink and Drown

Don’t Drink and Drown in Durham this Festive Season

Every year people in Britain lose their lives due to drowning after or during a night out. Between 2012 and 2016, the UK saw 366 accidental drownings in which drugs or alcohol were a factor....

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