Durham County Council urges voters to register

Council bosses in County Durham have urged voters in the area to re-register in a bid to keep the electoral roll up-to-date.

Thousands of letters have been sent to homes across the county asking residents to check their details are correct.

A council spokeswoman said the campaign was essential to ensure the council was prepared for future elections.

Residents can confirm details by using the internet, phone or text message.

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