Map detail of New Shildon in 1857

Call for Shildon to receive railway heritage funding

Writing in this week’s Shildon & District Town Crier, local author and historian, Gerald Slack is leading calls for investment in Shildon’s railway heritage...
Walking in County Durham in winter

Get outdoors with Walk Durham this winter

Walk Durham is inviting people across the county to join them for a seasonal stroll this January as part of a free walking programme...
4 Together Area Action Partnership Logo

Local Area Action Partnership Meeting

Residents from Ferryhill, Chilton, Bishop Middleham and West Cornforth can find out how local issues are being tackled when the local 4 Together Area...
John Taylor, who died following a collision with a car in Spennymoor.

Tributes to pedestrian who died in Spennymoor collision

A PEDESTRIAN who tragically died following a collision with a car has been named as John Taylor from Spennymoor. Mr Taylor, 38, was involved in...
Safe Durham Partnership has issued safety advice for festive revellers.

Safety advice issued to festive revellers

Festive revellers are being urged not to walk home along rivers, and to look out for their mates. The Safe Durham Partnership (SDP) is issuing...
Bradley Lowery's cousins switch on Durham's Christmas lights

Bradley remembered at Christmas switch on

Bradley Lowery’s cousins today (1st December) switched on the Christmas lights at County Hall, Durham, in memory of the six-year-old. Jorja (8), Lasey (7), and...
Durham Constabulary Dog Section

Police urge public to take care when buying a dog

People are being urged to be on their guard when buying a dog. Durham Constabulary, the RSPCA and Durham County Council have joined forces to...
Police stop drivers for drink and drug checks

Police clamp down on drink and drug driving

Police will clamp down on drink and drug driving this Christmas. In the five years between 2012 and 2016, a total of 1,650 people have...
The Digital Durham team on the steps of County Hall.

Digital Durham recognised for transforming broadband speeds

Digital Durham, a programme which aims to boost broadband speeds for businesses and residents across the region has won a prestigious accolade. The project, which...
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The Great North Air Ambulance at the scene of the crash

Spennymoor man charged following A1(M) collision

A Spennymoor man has been charged following a collision on the A1(M) on Friday (January 21) morning. Hugh Raymond...