Frosterley Waste Recycling Centre Reopens 25 July

A mobile Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) in County Durham will reopen to residents on Saturday. The site at Frosterley is the last of Durham...

New App Showcases Seaham

The Council have commissioned heritage app specialists At Creative to produce a smartphone app, aimed at encouraging locals and visitors alike to explore the...

Trimdon Village & Grange Receive Funding for Elderly Peoples’ Isolation Activities

A council grant is funding activities for older people in Trimdon Village and Trimdon Grange, to lessen the damage to their mental health. The Council’s...

Easington Colliery School Could Be Demolished Soon

The former Easington Colliery Primary School, in Seaside Lane, has stood empty since 1997. With various owners failing to find a viable use for it,...

Employability Scheme Partners

As Employability Day approaches, a scheme that helps people to learn new skills has welcomed two new partners on board. L!NKCD was launched in July...

Armed Forces Day Is on Saturday 27th June

Armed Forces Day takes place on Saturday 27 June and is a special salute to those who served, or who have served, in our...

Bishop Auckland Presses Forward With £25m Funding Bid

The Council brought together key partners to start formulating a bid for up to £25 million from the Government’s Stronger Towns Fund for Bishop...

Council Pledges to Support Businesses Affected by Pandemic

The Council is urging businesses to take advantage of the support packages announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Friday. This includes accessing...

New Cyber Crime Seminars for Businesses in the North East

UPDATE: Everything is Corona-Cancelled  The newly-launched North East Business Resilience Centre (NEBRC) is helping firms to tackle a highly organised criminal industry that costs UK...

The Great TreePlacement

Trees will be planted as part of the Forestry Commission’s Urban Tree Challenge Fund (UTCF), after the Council bagged almost £500,000 for ready to...

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