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Raw sewage pollutes Durham beck

Sewage flowing into Deepdale Beck Conservation volunteers in Teesdale and County Durham Green Party are calling on Northumbrian Water to fix a pumping station which is leaking raw sewage into Deepdale Beck near Barnard Castle every time it rains. Martin Bacon of Teesdale Conservation Volunteers says he has complained to the water company and the […]

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Greens condemn austerity Budget

Photo by downloaded from The Green Party has condemned the Chancellor’s austerity Budget after he announced spending cuts of £30 billion which will impact the poorest the hardest. County Durham Green Party co-ordinator Fiona Shenton warned that yesterday’s Autumn Statement has left people paying the price for a decade of Conservative economic mismanagement, […]

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STOP PRESS: Sniperley Park developers withdraw their appeals!

Both developers of the Sniperley Park site near Durham City have now formally withdrawn their appeals against the non-determination of their original proposals for the site. The Inspector had refused permission for the developers’ later revisions to be considered within the appeals process, and there was considerable local support for Durham County Council’s resolve to […]

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