Councillors Richard Ormerod, David Freeman, Carole Lattin, Rob Hanson & Helen Weston

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Only Lib Dems support replacing Leazes Footbridge

by Group Office on 1 April, 2024

Only Lib Dems support replacing Leazes Footbridge. The City of Durham Parish Council last week supported a motion from Lib Dem Councillors Richard Ormerod and Carole Lattin asking the county council to replace Leazes Footbridge when finances allow. The bridge over the A690 has been closed since August 2023 due to structural problems. Local Lib […]

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St Margaret’s Centre Open Day 31 August

by Group Office on 22 August, 2023

Funding boost for pothole repairs in County Durham

by Group Office on 9 June, 2023

County Durham’s roads are set to benefit from a funding boost of over £2.5 million. Durham County Council has been awarded £2.64 million by the Department for Transport for the repair and prevention of potholes across the county. The money will help strengthen the council’s rolling programme of resurfacing and sealing road surfaces. This is […]

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This Sunday’s 3pm Emergency Alert

by Group Office on 21 April, 2023

How long will it last? Up to 10 seconds What will the alert look like? A notification will appear on your phone accompanied by a siren sound and virbrations, which will switch off afterwards. There is no need to respond or download anything. The alert will be sent to 4G and 5G smartphones, but not […]

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The Durham Show

by Group Office on 1 March, 2023

A magazine programme put together by trainees from Release Potential about life in and around Durham City. Features an interview with Cllr Richard Ormerod. See it here

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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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