Durham County Council

Jobs And Homes A Step Closer As Inspector Publishes Final Report On County Durham Plan

Thousands of jobs and new homes which would provide a boost to the County Durham economy are a step closer following the publication of an inspector’s findings. Durham County Council’s County Durham Plan envisages over 300 hectares of land being allocated for business and industry development and almost 25,000 homes being built. This would all […]
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Chief Executive Of Leading Council Announces Retirement

Terry Collins, chief executive of Durham County Council, has today (15 September) announced his intention to retire after a successful 43-year career in local government. Mr Collins joined the council in February 2009 as a corporate director for neighbourhoods, two months before the new unitary authority became operational. He has been chief executive for the […]
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Adult Learners Recognised For Their Hard Work In Making A Difference

A festival that promotes lifelong learning in adults has been celebrating individuals and organisations who have gone above and beyond in their learning. Durham County Council’s Adult Learning and Skills Service (ALSS) hosts an annual awards ceremony to recognise those who have used the service to make a difference to their own lives or the […]
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Durham Marketing Campaign Aims To Get Tourism Back On Track

Destination management organisation Visit County Durham has launched a marketing campaign that promotes Durham as being ‘Worth the Wait’, inspiring visitors from within the region to choose the county for a day visit or staycation. It marks the first stage of activity to get tourism back on track by attracting summer visitors and extending demand […]
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