Page last updated: 11/03/14 at 3:14pm
The decision for a school opening and closing is made by the school itself. If in doubt, we always recommend you contact the school directly.
School holiday dates
Secondary Schools and Colleges
Other Schools and Colleges
[25/02/14] Our 'pay or appeal a parking fine online' service is currently not working. Please use our general payments system for paying any parking fines.
[05/02/14] The telephone number for making a payment has changed - 0300 456 2671.
[11/03/14] From Tuesday 18 March we can no longer provide an out of hours collection or kennelling service for stray dogs. If you find a dog out of working hours (which are Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm), please keep the dog until the next working day and then contact us on 01325 388799 - we will arrange to collect the dog as soon as possible. You can also take the dog to Deerness Kennels [external link] on Saturdays 9am-5pm, or Sunday 11:30am-1:30pm.
[10/03/14] #TheZone at the Dolphin Centre is cancelled on Friday 14 March, but will return on Friday 21 March.
[10/03/14] The Craft Fair at the Bridge on 29 March has been cancelled. The next one will be in August.
[07/02/14] Work on Stonebridge roundabout is due to begin on 17 February and is due to be completed around the end of November/early December 2014
[05/02/14] Information about Stonebridge roundabout
The Durham Constabulary Facebook page [external link] provides road closure updates.
More information about roadworks taking place in Darlington
The A1(M) and the A66 are maintained by the Highways Agency. Please visit the Highways Agency website [external link] for more information about planned and current roadworks.
Arriva North East on Facebook [external link]
Please check the Live Departure boards [external link] to see if your journey is affected
Rain and flooding
Visit our rain and flooding page for more information and the Met Office [external link] for weather alerts
Flood warnings in Darlington [external link]
Please follow us on Facebook [external link] and Twitter [external link] for gritting notifications.
A list of gritted roads and the location of grit bins is available in the gritting section of the website.
We are unable to grit paths, apart from those in the Town Centre when resources become available. There are grit bins available in Darlington if you need to grit paths yourself.
For more information about bad weather and how Darlington is affected, please follow Durham Police on Twitter [external link]