County Durham Gets Ready for Big Spring Clean

Local communities and volunteers all across County Durham are getting ready for the Big Spring Clean, an annual litter-picking event.The Big Spring Clean, which...

Foster and Allen Tour to Visit North East

Irish easy listening duo Foster and Allen are due to visit the north east next month, with concerts in Spennymoor (27th March) and South...

Durham County Council Strives to Protect Services as Austerity Bites

Durham County Council has promised that it will protect frontline services despite the austerity measures being implemented by central government. The council aims to...

Rare Exmoor Ponies Set up Home in County Durham

A herd of rare Exmoor ponies has been moved to County Durham after a fundraising appeal, which brought in over £13,000. A total of 12...

Durham County Council to Focus on Tackling Poverty

Next week, councillors will hear a report on the efforts of Durham County Council and its partners to tackle poverty.Members of the council’s...

Earthquake Occurs off North East Coast

An earthquake has happened around 100 miles off England’s north east coast. The quake measured 3.9 on the Richter Scale and occurred at a...

Embroidered WWI Christmas Cards Donated to Durham Record Office

A collection of beautifully embroidered Christmas cards and postcards, sent home from the battlefields of the First World War by a Durham Light Infantry...

Durham’s Landlord Accreditation Scheme Welcomes 100th Member

A Durham County Council initiative that aims to protect tenants and support landlords has reached a significant milestone. The council’s Landlord Accreditation Scheme recently...

Be Careful with Christmas Debt, Durham Consumers Warned

As Christmas approaches, Durham County Council is urging anyone worried about debt to speak to their local credit unions. With weekly payment stores charging...

Government Files on Battle of Orgreave May Be Released

Files held by the government relating to the Battle of Orgreave – a bloody confrontation between striking miners and the police on June 18th...

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