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Deadline for primary school applications

by Group Office on 12 January, 2023

Parents in Durham are being reminded they are running out of time to apply for a primary school place for their child. The deadline for applications for the next academic year, which starts in September, is Sunday 15 January 2023. For a child to be eligible to start school in September 2023, the child’s birthday […]

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Scottish country dancing anyone?

by Group Office on 11 January, 2023

Anyone is welcome to attend the Durham Scottish Country Dancing Group which meets on Wednesdays between September and June at St Oswald’s Institute on Church Street from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Beginners are welcome and it’s not necessary to bring a partner. Contact 0191 3865498 for more details.

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Durham Rail Station disruption

by Group Office on 11 January, 2023

Network Rail is planning engineering work to improve reliability in and around Durham station.The £6 million project will see ten points renewed, as well as 100 metres of track replaced. Network Rail will also upgrade signalling equipment in the area and improve platforms in the station.These upgrades are designed to boost reliability and reduce disruption, […]

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Christmas bin collections

by Group Office on 19 December, 2022

There will be some changes to bin collections over Christmas and New Year. Durham County Council’s collections will take place as normal up to and including Friday 23 December. From Tuesday 27 December to Friday 30 December, collections will take place one day later than normal, starting from Wednesday 28 December to Saturday 31 December. […]

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Support for people with memory loss

by Group Office on 28 November, 2022

As we get older many of us will start to worry about our memory. We may be concerned that it takes us longer to learn new things, or we may forget things sometimes, like paying a bill. It is normal to forget things once in a while, but serious memory problems make it hard to […]

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St Giles Church Christmas Fair 3 Dec

by Group Office on 25 November, 2022

Work begins to clear debris from Durham’s main weir

by Group Office on 31 October, 2022

Work is underway to remove debris from the main weir in Durham City. Having received a licence from Natural England to carry out the works, Durham County Council has begun clearing Framwellgate Weir of trees and shrubs. Natural England’s approval was required to ensure the protection of the natural habitat of an otter using the […]

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Old Elvet/New Elvet

by Group Office on 23 October, 2022

Temporary traffic lights will be in position from the morning of Tuesday 25th October until the end of Friday 28th October. The permanent traffic lights will be switched off and a pedestrian crossing will be maintained for the duration of the works. The works are necessary to address a failed traffic signals duct that is […]

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South Street leaf-sweep 23 Oct

by Group Office on 22 October, 2022

A team of volunteers will be sweeping up leaves on South Street tomorrow morning (23 October). If you can spare half an hour please come along between 10am and 12. Bin bags are provided and hot chocolate & teacakes is the reward! DCC will collect the bags on Monday morning.

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City In Bloom Winner!

by Group Office on 6 October, 2022

Durham City, supported by Durham County Council, won gold in the Small City category at this year’s prestigious Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Northumbria in Bloom competition. Judges visited Durham in the summer and were particularly impressed by the floral displays on its busy roundabouts. The city has been a long-standing supporter of the In Bloom […]

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