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Afternoon Lectures at Head of Steam

Friday 23 September 2016

Railway buffs can find out some of the secrets of how locomotives are restored in the latest of the Afternoon Lectures series at the Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum.

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Last chance to apply for free central heating

Thursday 22 September 2016

Darlington residents have until the end of October to apply for free central heating.

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Council scoops award for its work with veterans

Tuesday 20 September 2016

A PROGAMME of work aimed at addressing the problems faced by members of the Armed Forces after they leave the service has been recognised with a Silver Employer Recognition award by the Regional Commands of the Ministry of Defence.

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Resurfacing of McMullen Road

Tuesday 20 September 2016

Resurfacing works are required on McMullen Road between the Darlington Eastern Transport Corridor and Allington Way. The work will be carried out in two phases.

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Magnificent seven for Dog Warden team

Monday 19 September 2016

Darlington’s Dog Warden Team has achieved the Gold standard in the Stray Dog Footprint animal welfare awards for the seventh year in a row.

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Challenge accepted at Lingfield Point

Friday 16 September 2016

Lingfield Point employees are cycling to work this September!

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35% of Darlington residents blankets found unsafe

Tuesday 13 September 2016

Residents of Darlington queued up at the two day event at Age UK Darlington on Beaumont Street in Darlington. Electric blankets were tested for safety during the event held on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 September. Testing was carried out by an experienced tester on behalf of Darlington Trading Standards and Age UK with Durham & Darlington Fire and Rescue Service on hand to offer fire safety advice. Free replacement blankets were offered for any that failed the safety tests.

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Volunteers required for costume making

Monday 12 September 2016

Darlington Civic Theatre is looking for volunteers to assist with the creation of costumes for the forthcoming community production of A Tale of Two Cities, which will be performed in the Dolphin Centre’s Central Hall in November.

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Greetings from Darlington

Monday 12 September 2016

‘Greetings from Darlington’ is the title of the latest display on show at the Centre for Local Studies.

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Preventing suicide

Wednesday 07 September 2016

The Council, NHS, and the Voluntary Sector in Darlington are working together on a joint Suicide Prevention Plan, making a commitment to help eliminate suicide amongst those in their care.

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Cabinet to discuss way forward for library relocation plan

Tuesday 06 September 2016

Members of Darlington Borough Council’s Cabinet will meet next week to consider plans for the library service. In June, councillors voted to move the main town centre library from Crown Street to a purpose-built facility at the Dolphin Centre, as part of the Medium Term Financial Plan.

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Darlington Dance Festival - Get Darlo Dancing!

Tuesday 06 September 2016

Darlington Dance Festival Association is a voluntary group which comes together to organise two fantastic annual events.

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Darlington in Bloom 2016 winners

Tuesday 06 September 2016

The judges have made their choices and the final votes for the People’s Choice have been cast – it is now time to reveal the winners of Darlington in Bloom for 2016.