County Durham’s Hardwick Park May Be Voted UK’s Best

The residents of County Durham are being asked to vote for Hardwick Park to help it clinch a prestigious prize.  Hardwick Park, a country park...

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...

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...

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 Teaching Assistants to Strike Again

Unions representing County Durham’s teaching assistants have announced another two days of strike action for next week. The strikes are due to take place...

County Durham Gets Back to Normal as Snow Eases Off

With the heavy snows and extreme wintery weather finally slackening off, County Durham is rapidly getting back to normal.  Almost all the roads that were...

2000-Year-Old County Durham Roman Bath House Reopens

A Roman fort and bath house – which dates back to 75 A.D. – has now reopened to the public. The remains of Binchester Roman...

MasterChef’s Gregg Wallace to Star at Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2019

The celebrity chef and TV presenter Gregg Wallace will be appearing at this year’s Bishop Auckland Food Festival. Gregg – who has...

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...

Local Para Olympians are Leading the Way

The planning is done, the training is over, the big day for Team GB Para Olympians has arrived. The 2016 Para Olympic Games starts with...

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