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Chinese New Year celebrations

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Residents in Darlington are invited to celebrate Chinese New Year and bring in the year of the Dog in style in the town centre this Saturday.

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Growing plumbing firm benefits from council support

Tuesday 13 February 2018

A plumbing supplies company that has seen sales increase by 46% in a year is hoping for further success after securing a new site.

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Warm welcome on offer as Head of Steam relaunches dementia-friendly sessions

Monday 12 February 2018

A warm welcome is assured at the Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum as it prepares to relaunch its popular dementia-friendly sessions.

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New investment for Darlington town centre offices

Thursday 08 February 2018

Tees Valley Combined Authority today agreed to invest £3.23million to deliver top quality office accommodation in the region.

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Springtime at Head of Steam

Thursday 08 February 2018

Spring has finally arrived and there’s plenty on offer at the Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum with a packed programme of events.

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Road naming ceremony puts Tornado on the Darlington map

Thursday 08 February 2018

Tornado, the iconic steam locomotive built in Darlington, has been honoured in a public vote to choose a new name for a major commuter road.

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Awards for life-saving leisure centre staff

Wednesday 07 February 2018

A squash player, who suffered a life-threatening medical emergency after a game, has had an emotional reunion with the leisure centre staff who helped save his life.

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Local Plan is not just about housing

Wednesday 07 February 2018

The future of house building in Darlington has been under the microscope in recent weeks as the council’s Local Plan starts to gain momentum. Darlington Borough Council cabinet member for economy and regeneration Chris McEwan explains the process behind the Plan.

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Next steps for Council budget proposals

Tuesday 06 February 2018

Darlington Borough Council will hold a Special Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, 13 February. Cabinet is set to propose the four-year Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) for 2018-22 go forward to Full Council.

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Big Spring Clean gets under way

Monday 05 February 2018

Volunteers will be joining forces to do their bit for #OurStreets again later this month as the annual LitterFree Durham & Darlington Big Spring Clean gets under way.

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More retailers sign up to off Quiet Hour of shopping

Monday 29 January 2018

FOLLOWING the success of Quiet Hour shopping in Darlington before Christmas, a group of Darlington retailers and other venues are once again hosting 60 minutes of relaxed shopping in the town on Sunday 4 February from 10.30–11.30am.

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Film details advantages of library move

Friday 26 January 2018

A short film detailing plans to improve the library service and make it more accessible to all is being shown in the Dolphin Centre.

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Information for those affected by Carillion Liquidation

Friday 26 January 2018

Carillion declares insolvency: information for employees, creditors and suppliers Information about continuity of public services for employees and suppliers.