Gloucestershire spinner Jack Taylor's nine-month bowling suspension is lifted by the England and Wales Cricket Board.
Yorkshire appoint Richard Dawson as the new coach of their second team after Paul Farbrace's departure.
Worcester will co-host England Lions with Taunton and Bristol in a triangular tournament this summer.
Durham will start the defence of their County Championship title with an away game against Northants on 13 April next year.
Gloucestershire's John Bracewell reveals the club failed to re-sign bowler Jon Lewis because of their budget restrictions.
Gloucestershire all-rounder Benny Howell signs a contract extension to keep him at Nevil Road until 2015.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Gareth Roderick signs a new contract with Gloucestershire to keep him in Bristol until 2016.
Gloucestershire's Jack Taylor is to undergo surgery before having his bowling action tested following a recent suspension.
Glamorgan end the county season on a high note with an eight-wicket Championship win over Gloucestershire.
Gloucestershire hand a one-year deal to batsman Will Tavare after an impressive stint in their second team this season.
BBC commentators select and give the lowdown on county cricket's best XI of 2013
No play is possible on the third day of the Championship game between Glamorgan and Gloucestershire at Cardiff.
Glamorgan's Jim Allenby scores 85 to help cut Gloucestershire's lead to just four runs as the hosts close on 271-9.
Gloucestershire's overseas captain Michael Klinger says he is already looking forward to starting the 2014 season.
Chris Dent hits 84 for Gloucestershire, but Glamorgan enjoy the better of day one as the visitors close on 228-8.
Gloucestershire sign left-arm spinner Tom Smith on a three-year deal following a three-month loan spell with the club
Lancashire win the Division Two title as their draw with Gloucestershire proves enough to secure the silverware.
Lancashire edge closer to the Division Two title despite rain allowing only 33 overs against Gloucestershire.
Luke Procter hits his maiden century as Lancashire make steady progress against Gloucestershire at Bristol.
Gloucestershire's Will Gidman takes two early wickets but only 10 overs are possible on day one against Lancashire.