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Darlington businesses save town centre floral display

Friday 13 January 2017

The future is brighter in Darlington town centre thanks to a fresh approach to providing floral displays in the town.

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Join the Big Spring Clean to help #OurStreets

Friday 13 January 2017

Thousands of volunteers across Darlington and County Durham will soon be taking to the streets to join LitterFree Durham’s annual Big Spring Clean campaign.

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Just the ticket: Rugby club's gesture for looked-after children

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Darlington Borough Council and Darlington Mowden Park Rugby Club have joined forces to give a belated Christmas present to looked-after children and their carers.

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Dressed to Impress at Head of Steam

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Visitors can find out how fashionistas of the past ‘Dressed to Impress’ at a special event at the Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum next month (February).

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Darlington restaurants top in the country for 5* hygiene ratings

Monday 09 January 2017

A new study has revealed that food hygiene standards at restaurants and cafes in Darlington are among the highest in the country.

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North Road Works: 50 Years of Memories coffee morning and exhibition preview

Wednesday 04 January 2017

Following the success of a coffee morning held in November, Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum is once again inviting former North Road Works employees the chance to catch up with former colleagues.

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Holocaust Memorial Day – a time to remember and reflect

Tuesday 03 January 2017

A special ceremony to mark Holocaust Memorial Day will be held later this month.

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Dover Prize winners revealed

Thursday 22 December 2016

London-based artists Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson have been awarded County Durham Community Foundation’s Dover Prize 2016 - a bursary of £10,000 - to develop an exhibition of works to be premiered in Darlington.

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Bikeability cycle training hailed a success in Darlington

Wednesday 21 December 2016

• Over 8,000 young people have received Bikeability training through Darlington schools since the scheme launched 2007 • Number of children hurt on Darlington roads has decreased by one third on previous years • Bikeability cycle training celebrates training over 2 million young people nationwide

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Festive opening hours

Tuesday 20 December 2016

While most people are enjoying their festive break, for many council workers, Christmas can be business as usual. Care workers will still be providing care for those most in need and highways teams will be on standby to ensure roads are gritted and any emergency repairs undertaken.

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Booze Free for 2017

Friday 16 December 2016

Balance, the North East Alcohol office, has joined forces with Darlington Borough Council to challenge people to start the New Year by ditching the booze for 31 days.

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Smoke free warning for Darlington

Thursday 15 December 2016

Hundreds of residents across Darlington could unwittingly be breaking the law as they try to keep warm this winter warns Darlington Borough Council.

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365 days to Hippodrome panto

Friday 09 December 2016

Darlington Civic Theatre is pleased to announce its 2017/18 magical pantomime will be the fairest of them all, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.