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County Durham to launch new youth council
Published February 07, 2020 10.36am
Young people are being invited to share their views about issues that affect them by joining a new youth council.
Children take control in council Takeover Challenge
Published February 06, 2020 1.34pm
Training staff, ordering supplies and shadowing senior managers - school pupils from across County Durham have been trying their hands at running council services.
Primary school pupils pledge to eradicate single use plastic
Published February 05, 2020 11.20am
A primary school has demonstrated its commitment to tackling plastic pollution.
County Durham history talk back by popular demand
Published February 03, 2020 12.41pm
Family historians will have another chance to find out about their relatives' burial and cemetery records when a popular talk is repeated.
Find out more about career opportunities that are shaping people's futures
Published February 03, 2020 12.12pm
Drop-in events will showcase how council apprenticeships can open doors for all.
School space day helps language skills lift-off
Published January 28, 2020 2.06pm
Ten County Durham schools were set the challenging task of pitching out-of-this-world business ideas in a foreign language, as part of a special space themed learning day.
On the trail of history on the high seas
Published January 09, 2020 10.37am
Real accounts of adventure, arrest and a suspect sailor will be brought to life through historical records as monthly history sessions resume.
Reminder for parents to apply for primary school places
Published January 07, 2020 1.08pm
Parents in County Durham are being reminded they are running out of time to apply for primary school places for their children.
Students shining tribute to iconic landmark
Published December 11, 2019 12.03pm
Two student-led art projects designed to celebrate the anniversary of an iconic County Durham structure have culminated with shining success.
Getting creative improves Maureen's wellbeing
Published October 07, 2019 9.45am
A keen crafter whose involvement in a creative support group helped her through cancer treatment is encouraging others to join free wellbeing sessions in County Durham.