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Primary school application deadline nears

by Group Office on 11 January, 2022

There isn’t long left to apply for primary school places!The deadline for applications for the next academic year, which starts in September, is Saturday 15 January.In order for a child to be eligible to start school in September, a child must have been born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018.A late application greatly […]

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Baths Bridge closure 31 Jan

by Group Office on 6 January, 2022

Regrettably, Baths Bridge in Durham City will again have to be closed, from Monday 31 January 2022 for approximately five days.The closure is due to a requirement for essential structural inspection and investigation works.

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Cleaning the River Wear

by Group Office on 18 November, 2021

Volunteers could use boats to clear litter from River Wear in Durham | The Northern Echo

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Reminder for parents to apply for secondary school places

by Group Office on 25 October, 2021

Parents in County Durham are being reminded that the closing date to apply for secondary school places for their children is fast approaching. The deadline for applications for the next academic year, which starts in September 2022, is Sunday 31 October 2021.In order for a child to be eligible to start secondary school in September […]

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Bus station delay

by Group Office on 8 October, 2021

The development of the new station has been progressing well but due to unforeseen circumstances the county council has had to temporarily stop work, with this currently programmed to restart after the Christmas holidays. The delay in the programme is likely to mean the bus station opening to passengers in Spring 2023. The main reason […]

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Former DLI Museum

by Group Office on 12 August, 2021

The council’s Scrutiny Management Board met last week with stakeholders to discuss the future of the former DLI Museum and the DLI collection. Responses from the meeting will feed into the review of the building being undertaken by the new council.The DLI Museum was closed many years ago by the Labour Council on what they […]

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Durham bidding for UK City of Culture 2025.

by Group Office on 21 July, 2021

Your local councillors are totally behind this excellent idea. Please watch this excellent video for more details.

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Funds available…but hurry!

by Group Office on 25 May, 2021

The City of Durham Parish Council’s grant funding window is still open.If you know of any local community or voluntary organisations within our parish or who do work in our parish and who you feel could benefit from a grant, please pass on the following link to them:Applications now open for Parish Council grant funding […]

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New Elvet Bridge to reopen in October

by Group Office on 24 May, 2021

New Elvet Bridge is now due to reopen in late October. Possibly in the second week of October if things go really well. Your councillors have pushed for the council to get the work done as soon as possible ever since the need to close the bridge was announced. We hope that Durham City can […]

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Town Hall to reopen

by Group Office on 14 May, 2021

Next week Durham Town Hall will open every Wednesday to Saturday from 10am to 3pm following an ongoing structural repair and restoration programme. However, as a result of these essential works, some areas of the Town Hall will be inaccessible before opening later in the year. The Town Hall has attracted almost 16,000 visitors since […]

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