Durham County Council

Laurel Avenue Community Primary Goes Green Marking The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022

A County Durham primary school has been selected to take part in a tree-planting initiative to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022. One primary school in every city across the UK has been chosen as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) project, with Laurel Avenue Community Primary School being selected for Durham City. Alongside […]
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Ferryhill Residents Encouraged To Give Suggestions On Improvement Project

Residents of Dean Bank in Ferryhill are being asked to share their views on how the area could be improved. Starting this week, the Durham County Council-led Community Action Team is addressing environmental and housing concerns in the neighbourhood. Residents are invited to have their say on which issues the team should tackle, from anti-social […]
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Local Cycling & Walking Infrastructure Plans To Be Further Discussed Encouraging Active Travel

The first in a series of plans that would help to double the number of cycling journeys and substantially increase walking in County Durham will be discussed next week. Durham County Council’s Cabinet is being asked to formally adopt the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) for three towns when it meets next week. […]
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Making electric vehicle charging…

Making electric vehicle charging points more accessible A North East council is hosting an open event next week aimed at making electric vehicle charging points more accessible for those with disabilities. The gathering, organised by Durham County Council, will take place at Sniperley Park and Ride in Framwellgate Moor on Wednesday 6 October, involving a […]
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Durham City’s Working To Keep Our Rivers And Paths Clear

Areas along Durham City’s riverbanks will be cleared of debris as works begin this week to improve the area for visitors. Durham County Council will be working with Durham Cathedral to carry out a series of works to improve the safety and appearance of the public pathways along the River Wear. The work includes cutting […]
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Want To Trace Your Family History?

A new family history course gets underway this month, helping County Durham residents to unearth their family tree. Following its success earlier this year, Durham County Record Office is once again offering the online course for people who would like an introduction to family history research. The course is comprised of three talks and will […]
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300+ Businesses In Durham Have Benefited From £6m Recovery Grant

More than 300 businesses have been supported and over 3,500 jobs safeguarded through a County Durham coronavirus recovery grant. The Durham Business Recovery Grant was launched by Durham County Council in January to help companies overcome the challenges caused by the pandemic, as part of the authority’s commitment to supporting the local economy. To date, […]
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Councillors And Stakeholders To Discuss The Future Of DLI Collection And Archive

Councillors and stakeholders are to be given the opportunity to contribute to a review of the future of a treasured regimental collection. Durham County Council is holding a meeting next week at which its members and invited interested parties will be given the chance to feed into the review of options for the display and […]
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Fun Activies For Youngsters Across Durham This Summer!

A fun-filled summer awaits County Durham youngsters with more than 100 free activities with healthy food lined up for the school holidays. Following on from successful schemes over Easter and spring half-term, the Fun and Food programme will return this summer to offer a variety of activities and healthy food during the school holidays. The […]
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Visitors Welcomed To Binchester Roman Fort As It Reopens On July 1st

Visitors can once again discover what life was like in Roman times as a historic County Durham fort prepares to reopen. Binchester Roman Fort, cared for by Durham County Council, will be reopening to the public on Thursday, 1 July. Located on the outskirts of Bishop Auckland, the site will be open daily between 10am […]
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