County Durham Pevsner Launch Delayed

Launch of the new County Durham Pevsner has been delayed. Read more and comment

Volunteer at Beaurepaire

Volunteers wanted for community heritage project at Beaurepaire Medieval Manor House. Read more and comment

NE Transport Plan

The Trust has responded to the recent consultation on the North East Transport Plan and sent out a press release. Read more and comment

County Council ignores its own Plan

Durham County Council has approved its own planning application for the Aykley Heads Business Park, for a design that ignores the energy standards in its recently-approved County Durham Plan. Read more and comment

Confused messages

Hoardings on the new multi-storey car park on the Sands proclaim "promoting sustainable green travel to the City". Read more and comment

Planning Reform

The Trust has submitted detailed comments to the Parliamentary Select Committee considering the Government's proposed reforms to the planning system in England and Wales. Read more and comment

Aykley Heads

Durham County Council has submitted a planning application for major developments on Aykley Heads comprising: a detailed application for an office block with associated parking and landscaping on land known as Plot C, and an outline planning application for the demolition of the existing County Hall site and the development... Read more and comment

Crook Hall

The Trust has been saddened by the news that Crook Hall has stopped trading and has to be sold. The Hall is a real heritage asset to the City as well as a beautiful garden space in which to relax. Read more and comment