Durham Council has a planned budget reduction of 190 million pounds.
More than 90 million pounds has already been saved in Durham, but further cuts will have to be made in order to meet its proposed targets.
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The colours red, white and blue have been projected onto the monument following yesterday's terrorist attack at Westminster.
After Wednesday's downpours things are looking more settled.
Durham PCC, Ron Hogg is urging members of the public to "stay strong and stay together" by sharing intelligence to defeat terrorism.