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A month full of laughs as Darlington Comedy Festival returns

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Comedians from popular TV shows such as ‘Mock the Week’ including Chris Ramsey and Gary Delaney are set to perform at the 2018 Darlington Comedy Festival.

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Dance Festival 2018 continues….

Thursday 14 June 2018

Hot on the heels of this year’s Mass Dance, when 700 dancers performed in the Market Square in May, Darlington Dance Festival Association now bring you the next instalment of their ‘Express Yourself for Mental Health’ dance festival.

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Summertime fun on Skinnergate

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Families are set to have a marvellous time on Skinnergate as the first ever Summertime Fun event gets underway on Thursday 21 June from 4.30pm until 8pm.

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Launch of A History of the North in 100 Objects

Wednesday 13 June 2018

A History of the North in 100 Objects is a website-based project intended to showcase the pioneering spirit and impact of the North of England’s inventors, artists, scientists and designers and is due to be launched on Wednesday 13 June 2018, as part of Great Exhibition of the North, 22 June – 9 September.

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Battle of Piercebridge model unveiled

Thursday 07 June 2018

Thanks to National Lottery players, River Tees Rediscovered Landscape Partnership has had the pleasure in supporting the construction of a scale model of the Great Civil War Battle of Piercebridge.

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Darlington pays tribute to Armed Forces

Tuesday 05 June 2018

Darlington is gearing up to pay tribute to members of the armed forces, past and present, at two special events.

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£3.2 million project to celebrate North East river secures National Lottery backing

Monday 04 June 2018

An exciting project designed to celebrate the rich history of the River Skerne, led by Durham Wildlife Trust, has been awarded a National Lottery grant of £2.6 million by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

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The people who protect your plate in Darlington

Monday 04 June 2018

As part of National Food Safety Week – 4-10 June – Darlington Borough Council is working with the Food Standards Agency to shine a light on food safety and the team working behind the scenes to make sure the food we buy and eat is safe.

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Boost for South Park

Thursday 31 May 2018

South Park is a much loved park for all the family which has been enjoyed by generation after generation. Darlington Borough Council continues to invest in the park and maintain it, however, with more limited resources there are opportunities for how our community could help South Park and add to what is already invested.

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Plans for two hours free parking in Darlington unveiled

Tuesday 29 May 2018

TWO hours of free parking for shoppers and visitors to Darlington are set to be introduced, if councillors vote in favour of the proposal.

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Budget boost has positive impact on environment

Wednesday 23 May 2018

A welcome budget boost to key services in Darlington is already having a positive impact on the local environment.

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Inspectors recognise improvement in Children's Services

Monday 21 May 2018

OFSTED has recognised the “considerable achievement” made by Darlington Borough Council as it has strived to improve its Children’s Services in recent years.

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Floral tribute to the ‘Haughton Boys’

Monday 21 May 2018

A colourful floral tribute to the ‘Haughton Boys’ is set to bloom as residents join forces to remember the local men who lost their lives in the First World War.