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Small business becomes support service for those isolating during coronavirus outbreak
Published August 07, 2020 12.39pm
Residents at risk during the coronavirus outbreak have been benefitting from free meals in lockdown thanks to the efforts of a small independent food business.
Popular historic house reopens thanks to AAP grant
Published July 31, 2020 9.43am
Visitors can once again enjoy a trip to a North East historic house after it reopened to the public thanks to funding received during lockdown.
Providing a helping hand to County Durham families during the school holidays
Published July 29, 2020 10.54am
Families across County Durham are being offered support with holiday activities and meals throughout the summer holidays.
School protects care services with council grant
Published July 27, 2020 11.17am
A Chester-le-Street secondary school is creating vital protective equipment for carers and key workers, using funding awarded through a council partnership.
Scouts enjoy adventures at home thanks to activity packs
Published July 20, 2020 11.26am
Scouts may not have been able to attend their weekly meetings in recent months, but youngsters in the Newton Aycliffe area have certainly been keeping busy.
County Durham village cares for community with council funding
Published July 16, 2020 10.22am
A partnership of community organisations in Coxhoe has received a grant of £2,200 to help residents who have been hit hard by coronavirus.
Securing the future of Esh Winning Football Club
Published July 15, 2020 10.50am
Council funding is helping a Northern League football club to improve security after it was targeted by vandals during a temporary closure.
Founder of domestic abuse charity shortlisted for award
Published July 10, 2020 12.18pm
A founder of a County Durham women's charity has been nominated for an award in recognition of her dedication to support victims of domestic abuse.
Village venue receives funding for elderly residents' wellbeing activities
Published July 01, 2020 9.28am
A council grant is funding activities for older people in Trimdon Village and Trimdon Grange, to improve their mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.
Vital community projects awarded coronavirus support fund
Published June 24, 2020 11.26am
Key community groups across a County Durham town have received funding to help them continue supporting people in their local area during the coronavirus outbreak.
Council-funded projects cater for residents in need
Published June 23, 2020 10.46am
Hot nourishing meals are being offered to vulnerable people in Willington, Crook and surrounding areas, with support from a local council partnership.
Team effort to prevent isolation in the deaf community
Published June 16, 2020 9.45am
Council funding is helping a Durham school to work with a charity, to provide support to people with hearing impairments during the coronavirus pandemic.
Helping hand for those in crisis
Published June 09, 2020 10.21am
Money awarded to community groups at work during the coronavirus pandemic is helping those experiencing crisis.
Funding for rainbow knitting project helps fight isolation
Published June 04, 2020 11.23am
A crafty new project is helping to tackle social isolation in Durham City and surrounding areas during the current lockdown by encouraging people to get out their knitting needles and crochet hooks.
Funding helps to feed families during pandemic
Published May 19, 2020 11.05am
A County Durham partnership has awarded £2,000 to help prevent local primary school pupils from going hungry during the coronavirus crisis.
Supporting County Durham's community venues
Published May 11, 2020 8.54am
County Durham's community centres and village halls are being given a helping hand to survive the coronavirus pandemic.
Partnership extended to support vulnerable and isolated residents
Published May 04, 2020 10.55am
A North East council and a voluntary organisation have partnered together to extend support to vulnerable residents during the coronavirus outbreak.
Hospice to continue its care during coronavirus thanks to funding grant
Published April 30, 2020 10.28am
A funding grant has meant a County Durham hospice will receive support with its running costs during the coronavirus outbreak.
Small grants boost COVID-19 support in Spennymoor
Published April 16, 2020 10.34am
Local groups helping people during the COVID-19 outbreak in Spennymoor have been given special monetary boosts to support their good work.