Durham’s central bus station opens to the public

Durham Country Council has opened its new central bus station to the public. The council said it hoped the new bus station would be a major transport hub for the county and would attract more shoppers and tourists to the area. A spokeswoman said the design of the exit on to North Road had improved […]

Durham County Council awards NSL parking enforcement contract

Durham County Council has awarded NSL, a Marston Holdings company, a five-year contract for the provision of parking enforcement services. The two organisations have been working in partnership since 2000 and, under the new contract, NSL will continue to provide enforcement of on and off-street parking regulations, including the management of park and ride sites […]

More than £30m invested to improve Durham’s roads during the last year

More than £30million pounds was invested in road improvement schemes across County Durham during the last financial year. As part of its commitment to keeping County Durham moving, Durham County Council has continued to increase its contribution to planned road maintenance and improvement projects, investing £10.43million in 2020/2021, reports the East Durham News. Next week, […]

Durham looks ahead to winter with preparations already under way

Preparations for keeping roads in County Durham moving this winter are ‘well underway’, according to the council. It is making sure its fleet of gritters and winter maintenance vehicles are ready to go when needed. Durham’s winter maintenance team is making sure that salt barns across the county are stocked with 42,000 tonnes of salt […]

Durham Cabinet to agree further spending on roads

Durham County Council is set to contribute more than ten times as much funding to road improvement schemes than it was a decade ago. Next week, Durham County Council’s Cabinet will hear the local authority invested £8.86 million in planned road maintenance and improvement projects in 2019/20. Combined with the £12.2 million contribution from the […]


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