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Benefit claimants reminded of free internet access
Published October 23, 2017 2.23pm
Universal Credit claimants are being advised that they can access their online application by visiting their local library.
Free information event for people with learning disabilities
Published October 19, 2017 3.16pm
People with learning disabilities and their carers can find out about support services in County Durham at a free event next week.
NE First Credit Union celebrate launch of new collection point
Published September 28, 2017 2.47pm
Residents are being invited to an event to celebrate the launch of the new NE First Credit Union collection point at Easington Children's Centre.
Free advice sessions for County Durham residents
Published September 04, 2017 1.58pm
Expert advice on issues ranging from health and housing to employment opportunities and dealing with debt will be available at a series of free events.
Published September 28, 2016 9.46am
People living with dementia or caring for someone with the condition can now get help and support at regular advice sessions.