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Baths Bridge closure delayed

by Group Office on 24 January, 2022

Please note the closure of Baths Bridge in Durham City has been put back to 28 February instead of 31 January. This is for approximately five days and is due to a requirement for essential structural inspection and investigation works

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Low cost extra tuition for primary school kids

by Group Office on 14 January, 2022

Civitas, a registered charity is now offering a Saturday morning Civitas School in the centre of Durham and is inviting parents of local children to apply.It is aimed at children from Years 3 to 6 who have fallen behind in English and Maths and helps children catch up. Following Covid, that has become an even […]

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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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Work begins to clear Durham City’s river and paths

by Group Office on 27 September, 2021

Many thanks to all the residents who have contacted us about the state of the riverbanks in Durham City. We are pleased to be able to inform you that areas along Durham City’s riverbanks will be cleared of debris as works begin this week to improve the area for visitors. The council will be working […]

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Major incident at Milburngate

by Group Office on 15 September, 2021

The fire service is currently dealing with an ongoing incident at the Milburngate development in Durham City. As a result, Milburngate Bridge is currently closed and members of the public are being asked to avoid the area. Please take this into consideration if you are working at County Hall or elsewhere in the city today. […]

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Macmillan Coffee Morning 24 Sep

by Group Office on 3 September, 2021

Alington House staff and volunteers are hosting a MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING FRIDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 2021 10AM TO 2PM All proceeds to Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee/cakes/pastries/sandwiches and a raffle. Please come along and support this excellent cause in the newly refurbished cafe space.

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