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News about projects, activities and success stories in our schools and adult learning classes.

Anti cyber bullying video to be created by school, for schools

Published February 09, 2017 4.10pm

Pupils at Bishop Barrington School in Bishop Auckland are hoping to tackle the national issue of cyber bullying head on by making a video.

Be the change: unite for a better internet

Published February 08, 2017 9.40am

'Unite for a better internet' - that's the message children from Esh Winning Primary School told their parents.

Water safety campaigner honoured

Published January 30, 2017 1.17pm

The mother of a teenager who died after jumping into a river has received County Durham's highest honour in recognition of her water safety campaigning.

Pupils sign up to new saving scheme

Published January 26, 2017 9.30am

Pupils from Horndale Primary School in Newton Aycliffe have become the first to sign up to a new young savers project as part of our support for local credit unions.

Spruce Up arrives at Framwellgate Moor

Published January 20, 2017 2.35pm

A third County Durham community is benefiting from a 'Spruce Up.'

Best Bar None up for national award

Published January 13, 2017 11.03am

An awards scheme which aims to raise the bar in Durham City pubs and clubs is in the running for a national prize.

Teachers wanted for Russia visit

Published January 12, 2017 11.47am

Are you a teacher or retired teacher interested in travelling to Russia to teach English classes at Easter?

EXCELerate your driving skills with free training next year

Published December 20, 2016 4.57pm

If you have a young driver in the family who has recently passed their test or if you are one then we've got a great Christmas present for you.

New Year, New Skills, New You

Published December 14, 2016 9.56am

Is 2017 going to be the year you reach your true potential, improve your confidence and skills and meet new people while doing it?

Let's talk rubbish (and recycling)

Published December 08, 2016 1.08pm

Members of our strategic waste management team have been speaking to schools and community groups about the rubbish and recycling collected in County Durham and what happens to it.

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