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...

Grand Central unveils new customer lounge at Hartlepool station

Train operator Grand Central has installed new waiting room facilities for passengers at Hartlepool station as part of a £2.6m station investment programme across...

What Challenges Will County Durham Face in 2020?

Durham is a unique area in the country. It has strong working-class roots based on its mining heritage, but is also a prestigious university...

Teesdale Bridge near Dramatic Waterfalls Reopens

A 200-year-old County Durham footbridge that provides access to two stunning and dramatic waterfalls has reopened to the public.Teesdale Wynch Bridge – which leads...

County Durham Food Fest Dates for 2020 Announced

A County Durham food festival – which ran for the first time in 2019 – will be returning next summer.Seaham Food Festival will be...

New App Lets You Catch Dinosaurs in Hardwick Park

A new, interactive mobile app is set to make visits to County Durham’s Hardwick Park even more fun.The country park, near Sedgefield, can now...

County Durham’s Expecting Mums Can Try Aqua Natal for Free

County Durham’s mums-to-be are being urged to discover the benefits of aqua natal classes.Aqua natal is a system of pool-based exercises specially designed for...

Giant Inflatable Artwork to Celebrate Brutalist Building’s Birthday

A County Durham concrete building will celebrate its 50th birthday – by being wrapped in a giant inflatable work of art.The Apollo Pavilion in...

New £2.5 Million Bridge for County Durham

A County Durham bridge that had to close for health and safety reasons is set to be replaced with a new £2.5 million structure.Witton...

Hi-tech Gear Trialled to Keep Durham Clean & Fight Climate Change

New cutting-edge technology has been trialled in County Durham, as part of efforts both to keep the streets clean and fight against climate change.An...

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