Councillor Neil Foster, Durham County Council's Cabinet member for economic regeneration, welcomed the start of work to revamp Stanley town centre. Work began today to replace roads and pavements on Front Street, the town's main shopping street.
It's part of a £33million masterplan to redevelop Stanley including a new Academy and shops.
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Many areas dry over the next few days with variable cloud and cooler airflow
A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.