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New events venue will benefit community for years to come
Published June 10, 2019 11.44am
A tired and underused sports hall has been transformed into a high-class community events venue, thanks to funding from one of our 14 area action partnerships (AAP).
Dying to be Cool assemblies return for fourth year
Published June 10, 2019 11.34am
Schoolchildren in County Durham are learning the dangers of jumping into rivers this summer, through the return of a water safety campaign.
Community hub lined up at former Sherburn Hill school
Published June 04, 2019 4.29pm
A new community facility is to be created in a County Durham village, subject to councillor approval.
Still time to apply for council apprenticeships
Published June 04, 2019 9.40am
People looking to change or kickstart their career have less than a week left to apply for a range of exciting apprenticeships with us.
Wear your pyjamas to County Durham libraries
Published June 03, 2019 12.48pm
Children are being encouraged to wear their pyjamas to County Durham libraries as part of a national campaign.
Celebrating young people at DurhamWorks awards
Published May 30, 2019 10.02am
The employment, training and education successes of 21 young people have been recognised at a County Durham awards ceremony.
Employability courses help Peterlee woman gain valuable work experience
Published May 22, 2019 11.44am
A woman with aspirations to work in the catering industry is a step closer to achieving her goal after completing employability courses.
School supporters take on sponsored cycling challenge
Published May 22, 2019 9.27am
School staff and supporters will embark on an epic bike ride this month to raise funds for a new outdoor classroom.
Parents and carers are being reminded to park responsibly
Published May 21, 2019 1.41pm
A campaign to encourage safer and more considerate parking at the school gates has been launched in County Durham.
Slow to 20 road safety scheme set for 6 more schools
Published May 07, 2019 3.48pm
A successful scheme to improve road safety by introducing part-time 20mph speed limits around schools looks set to be rolled out to a further six sites.
A three-week course will help people discover their family history
Published May 02, 2019 9.38am
A course that uses local archives to help the public discover their family history will start this month.
Famed blogger to inspire schools at Durham ICT conference
Published March 14, 2019 11.30am
Education staff are invited to hear a celebrated blogger speak at a regional ICT event.