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Brass festival to enrich children's lives throughout the year
Published September 12, 2019 10.42am
With the new school year now in full swing, youngsters have embarked on a potentially life-changing musical adventure.
Follow the branches to find your family roots
Published August 28, 2019 10.28am
A series of family history courses invite new and experienced heritage-seekers to find out about their past.
County Durham schools celebrate GCSE success
Published August 22, 2019 4.29pm
Pupils have been praised for their GSCE results, as County Durham continues to perform strongly in the face of major changes to the exam system.
A new town that broke the mould
Published August 22, 2019 11.03am
The story of Peterlee and the Apollo Pavilion are the subject of a new exhibition.
Mental health support for young people to increase
Published August 16, 2019 1.15pm
Increased mental health support is to be provided for children and young people in County Durham, following the success of a funding application.
Youth Justice Service receives award for investing in children
Published August 01, 2019 10.21am
A service which works with young people and helps prevent them from re-offending has been commended for including children and young people in its decision making.
Teacher leads the way for climate change in the classroom
Published June 26, 2019 10.10am
A County Durham teacher is among the first in the country to become a United Nations climate change champion.
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).