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An Ode to Road Safety
Published October 15, 2018 11.05am
Pupils from four County Durham primary schools have been getting creative with a professional writer and learning how to stay safe around traffic.
Free employment advice for people with disabilities
Published October 12, 2018 2.17pm
People with physical and learning disabilities and their carers can find out more about getting into employment at a free event this month.
Water safety campaigner gets Chairman's Medal
Published October 12, 2018 12.51pm
A 13 year old boy whose brother died after jumping into a river has been given County Durham's highest honour in recognition of his campaigning to prevent further loss of life.
County councillor offers support to schools facing financial pressures
Published September 19, 2018 12.30pm
A leading councillor has written to school governors across County Durham to offer them an update on funding issues and share her concerns at the significant pressures being placed on the education of children and young people in the county.
£12m to provide opportunities for young people
Published September 13, 2018 9.12am
A further £12m funding has been granted to provide employment, education and training opportunities for young people in County Durham.
Free Brexit information events begin next week
Published September 12, 2018 10.00am
The first of three information events, organised to give up to date advice to residents about the potential impacts of Brexit, will take place next week.
County Durham students shine amid changes to GCSEs
Published August 23, 2018 4.32pm
Students across County Durham have won praise for their GCSE performance in the face of major changes to the exams.
Pupils' artwork drives important road safety project
Published August 21, 2018 10.36am
Artistic pupils are helping to slow down drivers near their County Durham school.
School children get stuck in to make their village clean and green
Published August 17, 2018 11.15am
A group of primary and nursery school children have worked to brighten up their local village.
County Durham students continue to top national average
Published August 16, 2018 2.38pm
Sixth form students across County Durham have been congratulated for another excellent set of results.
Line-up revealed for Durham Book Festival 2018
Published August 13, 2018 2.12pm
The programme has been announced for Durham Book Festival 2018, the North East's largest literary event.
Thousands more pupils learn about cold water shock
Published July 20, 2018 4.00pm
"It was scary but in a good way because it was a warning to be careful. It was really good that Cameron's mam was able to talk to us about this."
Remembering Srebrenica 23 years on
Published July 10, 2018 1.19pm
Remembering Srebrenica, at Durham Clayport Library, highlights the horrors of the 1995 genocide, which saw thousands of Bosnian Muslims killed, displaced and sexually abused as part of a widespread ethnic cleansing campaign.
Durham schoolchildren to visit European Parliament
Published March 19, 2018 1.11pm
Schoolchildren from the North East are set to visit the European Parliament in Strasbourg after winning a regional competition.