MORE than 10,000 people across County Durham will have their concessionary bus passes renewed this month.

Travel scheme passes due to expire on Monday March 31 will be replaced by a new pass valid until June 2019.

The passes will be sent out automatically but people should call the bus renewal hotline, on 03000-268-667, or visit a Durham County Council customer access point if they have recently moved house, received a pass in error or not received one by Monday March 24.

Proof of address, such as a utility bill, will be needed for those who have moved house.

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