Durham News

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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Tom Jones – Darlington

Don’t miss out on Tom Jones performing all of his greatest hits at Darlington Arena on Sunday 29 August 2021! Tickets can…


Two Free Events To Keep You Entertained This Weekend’s August Bank Holiday!

Two Bank Holiday Weekend Reasons to Rediscover Durham Two free events are being staged in Durham over the August Bank Holiday Weekend, designed to encourage people back into the city centre safely!  The first Durham Retro Day takes place on Sunday, August 29th, and Durham Classic Car Show returns on Bank Holiday Monday, August 30th. […]
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Penshaw Food Market

Ginka will be at monument food market every Saturday monthly with a lot of other northeast food, drink and craft suppliers. Contact…


Covid-Safe Community Centres Set To Receive £700k+ In Funding

Community centres in County Durham, which are helping their local area to recover from Covid, are set to receive hundreds of thousands of pounds in funding. Venues around the county, which offer vital activities and services, will be invited by Durham County Council to apply for grants which will support them to open safely in […]
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Durham Dresses To Impress In The Annual Bloom Competition

Durham City was decked out in its floral best as it welcomed judges from the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) In Bloom competition. Officials from the annual Northumbria In Bloom award panel visited the city to check out its green spaces and flower displays. Each year, Durham takes part in Northumbria in Bloom, as part of […]
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Durham Fringe Festival

The first Durham Fringe Festival will run from Wednesday July 28th to Sunday August 1st 2021. Started by a group of friends…