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A Creative Care Home

Monday 13 November 2017

An exciting new arts project is beginning in Darlington for children and young people with physical and learning disabilities.

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Georgie wins world title... with a little help from her friends

Friday 10 November 2017

A talented swimmer and triathlete has thanked the staff at the Dolphin Centre for helping her clinch another world title.

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Play days for Station Scamps

Friday 10 November 2017

Every Friday is now Play Friday for Station Scamps at Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Wednesday 01 November 2017

More than 7,700 events and activities were held to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) – in schools, cinemas, universities, workplaces and many more diverse locations.

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Skerne Railway Bridge named among England's top heritage gems

Monday 30 October 2017

ONE of Darlington’s most treasured heritage gems is among ten places across the UK to have been chosen for a campaign chronicling A History of England in 100 Places.

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Heritage preserved: 19th Century hall restored to its former splendour

Thursday 26 October 2017

As property projects go, this one could be considered the ultimate doer-upper. Sockburn Hall is a Grade II-listed building at the southernmost point of the Borough of Darlington, overlooking the River Tees.

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‘Votes at 16’ tops youth poll in Darlington

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Young people across Darlington have chosen ‘Votes at 16’ as the top priority in a ballot on what should be debated by the UK Youth Parliament.

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£3.3m of funding secured for highways improvements

Tuesday 24 October 2017

Darlington Borough Council has successfully secured £3.3m of funding from the Department for Transport (DfT) to provide highways improvements that will support Darlington’s growing economy.

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Best-selling author brings Eagles of the Empire to Darlington

Tuesday 24 October 2017

Best-selling historical fiction author Simon Scarrow is set to bring the latest tales from his Roman soldier heroes Cato and Macro to Darlington Library next month (November).

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Homes by Esh awarded joint venture contract to develop residential framework by Darlington Borough Council

Monday 16 October 2017

Darlington Borough Council has announced that the new residential framework agreement for Darlington has been awarded to developers Homes by Esh following a competitive tender process.

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Central Park bridge to create link to Darlington Station

Friday 13 October 2017

Plans for a bridge that will provide a safe and secure link for pedestrians and cyclists from Central Park to Darlington Railway Station have been submitted.

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Overnight closures on A68 next week

Thursday 12 October 2017

A series of overnight closures will take place on the A68 and Rotary Way, in the Faverdale area, starting Monday 16 October, as part of the ongoing improvement works in the area.

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Fly tipping costs Darlington man more than £3,000

Thursday 12 October 2017

A Darlington man has been ordered to pay more than £3,000 in fines, costs and compensation after being found guilty of fly tipping waste he had been paid to remove by local householders.