It was part of a South Durham sub-series of three in what was at one time the six-title series of Herald & Post freesheet newspapers published by the Gazette Media Company, who also publish the Evening Gazette; the company’s part of the UK’s biggest newspaper publisher (as of March 2008), Trinity Mirror. It was published on Thursdays from editorial offices in MIddlesbrough.
It had no website of its own; its web presence was through the South Durham news pages of the Gazette‘s website.
It was amalgamated with the Darlington Herald & Post in April 2009 to form the Darlington & South Durham Herald & Post, itself now also defunct. The other title in the sub-series, the North Yorkshire Herald & Post, closed in October 2008.