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Council steps in to provide half term school meals support scheme

Senior members of Durham County Council’s Cabinet have met to discuss a scheme to provide support for eligible families during next week’s...
Daisy Arts runs Covid-safe adult craft sessions on Friday mornings. Photo Credit: Daisy Arts

North East communities tackle Covid through high spirits

From Friday, September 18, stricter lockdown measures were introduced for parts of North East England which included Northumberland, North Tyneside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, South...
Sunnydale School has been the victim of "managed decline" argues Kelly Ambrosini and its possible closure must be resisted.

Managed decline: the slow death of Sunnydale must be resisted

It is over seven months since Durham County Council announced there would be an inspection of the Sunnydale campus of Greenfield Community...
Katie and Mark from the North East Maskateers wearing face masks

North East Maskateers come to the rescue

A local non-profit organisation has been working to make and supply face masks and other equipment which provides protection to key workers...
Mr Wilson’s Second Liners are always a big hit at BRASS and are preparing exclusive content for the online festival

Durham’s Brass festival moves online

Durham BRASS will be livening up living rooms across County Durham and beyond when the festival moves online next month.
Ryan Todd and Kathryn Farrell with baby Theo.

Drive-thru birth registration service introduced

A special ‘drive-thru’ service has enabled the families of more than a hundred babies born in County Durham to register their births.
Additional signage in place at car parking metres across County Durham.

Durham’s park and ride services reopen this month

Park and ride services in Durham City will reopen later this month with extra safety measures being taken as coronavirus restrictions begin...
Boris Palmer, Mayor of Tübingen in Germany, centre, collects a European Energy Award in 2018 Credit: Martin Stollberg, Umweltministerium Baden-Württemberg

Joining together online to tackle climate change

Climate change and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on travel and work will be the focus of a virtual meeting spanning...
Employability Durham adviser, Emma West.

Tailored support to help County Durham residents get job-ready

Durham County Council is encouraging residents aged 25 and over to take advantage of a tailored support programme which could boost their...
A school classroom

Local authority recommends delay to reopening schools

Durham County Council is recommending a delay of at least two weeks to the phased reopening of schools across the county after...
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Artwork from the Bish Vegas Legal Graff exhibition at No.42 Market Place

New exhibition showcases graffiti art

Bish Vegas Legal Graff, painters of the Stan Laurel mural on Railway Street, have opened a pop-up exhibition at No. 42, in...