Patrols taking place near torched Durham pavilion where teen took drugs and was hospitalised
The Green Lane area has become a hotspot of anti-social behaviour, with a teen taken to hospital after taking drugs and Durham City Bowling Club set on fire
Coroner says lives could be saved 'with better IT system' after woman's death in Durham A&E
Emily Harkleroad, 31, died due to a pulmonary embolism in 2022. A coroner has now raised concerns about the IT system used in the emergency department where she was treated
Stars of the Screen Shine at Durham’s Enchanting Fire and Ice Festival
Durham’s mesmerizing Fire and Ice festival is making a comeback this half term, promising a dazzling experience for all who visit. Hosted by Durham BID, the festival will run from 10am to 5:45pm on Friday, February 23rd, and Saturday, February 24th. Attendees can look forward to exploring 14 uniqu...
Teenage girl hospitalised after taking drugs at Durham bowling pavilion torched by vandals
Durham City Bowling Club has become a hotspot for antisocial behaviour and has been subject to an arson attack
Van driver planned to stay in hotel room with County Durham girl, 13
Peter Francis Allison, 64, of London, drove to County Durham in a work van in the hope of meeting a 13-year-old girl for a sexual liaison, a court heard.
Bowburn arson: Land Rover and motorcycle destroyed in fire
Police have launched an investigation after a workshop behind Burn Street, Bowburn, near Durham, was extensively damaged in a suspected arson attack.
Comedian Jason Byrne announces North East dates on new UK tour
Tickets go on sale this week for comedy star's No Show tour launching in Durham, with Newcastle and Stockton dates to follow, and a newly-announced Edinburgh Festival Fringe run
St Leonards parents launch Go Fund Me for teaching staff
County Durham parents set up Go Fund Me for St. Leonards teaching staff for welcome gifts as the they move into a main teaching site after RAAC impacts.
Peterlee burglar smashed way into house two days after release
A burglar who made himself at home in a house he smashed his way into, while drunk, was found eating biscuits in an upstairs bedroom.
Kids help mum after fall in Howden-Le-Wear, Durham home
Kimberly Craig was walking down the stairs of her home in Howden Le Wear on February 6 when she tripped halfway down the stairs.
Inside Durham's new £1.3m gaming arcade and dessert parlour
Here's a first look at YuMe World Durham which is due to open in March with a mix of retro and cutting-edge games
Durham County Council left woman without care for a month
Durham County Council left a vulnerable woman without care for an entire month after failing to meet her needs.
Peterlee man is a 'high-risk' of committing violence
The latest attack came to light when a friend of the victim went to her window and noticed items thrown all around.
Five County Durham pubs and venues with stunning views
As part of that, we have rounded up five venues in County Durham that offer stunning views, from train stations, to open countryside.
Mischief Tattoo Studio open on Belmont estate in Durham
Mischief Tattoo Studio, which has just opened its doors on Belmont Business Estate, Mandale Business Park on the outskirts of Durham City.
Ofsted: 15 worst and 15 best schools in County Durham
We have pieced together the 15 best and 15 worst schools in County Durham, according to Ofsted.
Durham Springs into Action with Big Spring Clean 2023
The spirit of community and environmental stewardship was in full display yesterday as the first of this year’s Big Spring Clean events took off at Vane Tempest Beach in Seaham. Volunteers, equipped with bags and grabbers, gathered to tackle litter, setting the pace for a season dedicated to clean...
Fire and Ice festival returns to Durham City for 2024
The famous Fire and Ice festival is back for 2024 in Durham City in time for half term, and will take place on February 23 and 24.
Esh Winning teacher wins Houses of Parliament experience
Selected from hundreds of applicants Kaye Burns, a teacher from Esh Winning Primary School in County Durham, was chosen to be part of the UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador programme.
Underage driver gets points on licence before taking test
A 17-year-old who drove a car with no insurance or driving licence has landed six points before even passing his test.