Pubs and clubs can apply for financial support grants.

Festive financial support for County Durham pubs

Hundreds of pubs across County Durham which have been affected by local and national coronavirus restrictions are being encouraged to apply for...
Kelsie King fundraising stall

Kelsie helps others ring the bells for Christmas

Young Kelsie King from Bishop Auckland has been raising money to help spread Christmas cheer among families across South West Durham.
Throw cage at Shildon athletics stadium.

Funding boost for athletics stadium

The revamped Shildon athletics stadium can now offer sport clubs and the community access to even more high quality facilities after receiving...
Paul Hartley, left, as Chester the Jester and Neil Armstrong as Rupert Van Rottenchops in the Gala Durham production of Snow White in 2018.

Enjoy the magic of panto at home

A festive story filmed in four thrilling instalments is set to deliver pantomime magic to County Durham and beyond next week (oh...
Fred Langley, founder of the Shildon & Dene Valley Independent Party

Independent party launched for Shildon & Dene Valley

A local community campaigner has launched an independent political party to challenge the status quo in Shildon.  Fred Langley,...
Elena, a ten-year-old female lurcher is one of hundreds of stray dogs helped every year by Stray Aid.

Pandemic restricts funding sources for local animal rescue charity

A Coxhoe-based animal rescue and welfare charity is encouraging animal lovers to help see it through the Covid-19 pandemic by donating electronically...
Actor Marty Bloomfield will be performing in the interactive programme.

Soldiers’ stories brought to life for Remembrance

An interactive programme which uses actors, virtual sessions and objects to tell the stories of County Durham soldiers has been produced to...
A new 48-cell custody facility is set to be built at DurhamGate, near Spennymoor.

New custody facility for County Durham and Darlington set to be built near Spennymoor

Plans are being submitted for a new centralised 48-cell custody facility at DurhamGate, near Spennymoor. As part of a...
Durham County Council has re-introduced its ‘pick and collect’ service for the duration of the latest lockdown.

Library collection scheme reintroduced in County Durham

A collection service that enabled County Durham residents to access library books during the initial coronavirus lockdown has been reintroduced.
Durham County Council has launches free school meals scheme for half-term.

Council launches free school meals scheme for half-term

As children across County Durham begin their half-term holiday, a new scheme has been launched to support families who rely on free...
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Greenfield Sunnydale campus

Greenfield Head set to lobby Shildon MP for closure of Sunnydale...

Greenfield Community College Executive Headteacher, David Priestley, has told staff that “it is no longer viable for us to work across two...