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Mental health support for young people to increase
Published August 16, 2019 1.15pm
Increased mental health support is to be provided for children and young people in County Durham, following the success of a funding application.
Delight as County Durham A-level results improve once again
Published August 15, 2019 2.33pm
Sixth form students have been praised after A-level results across County Durham improved yet again.
Adult learning course provides hope for a better future
Published August 01, 2019 11.51am
A County Durham grandma credits a series of adult learning courses with helping her get her life back on track.
Youth Justice Service receives award for investing in children
Published August 01, 2019 10.21am
A service which works with young people and helps prevent them from re-offending has been commended for including children and young people in its decision making.
Young people invited for theatre take over
Published August 01, 2019 9.12am
Young people are invited to put on a show of their own making, thanks to a special summer school at the Gala Theatre.
Works begins on new County Durham secondary school
Published July 26, 2019 12.14pm
Work to replace an outdated County Durham school with a new state-of-the-art facility is now underway.
Rocket into a reading adventure this summer
Published July 09, 2019 9.54am
The annual Summer Reading Challenge returns with a moon-bound mission, sure to keep kids hooked on books over the holidays.
Teacher leads the way for climate change in the classroom
Published June 26, 2019 10.10am
A County Durham teacher is among the first in the country to become a United Nations climate change champion.
New events venue will benefit community for years to come
Published June 10, 2019 11.44am
A tired and underused sports hall has been transformed into a high-class community events venue, thanks to funding from one of our 14 area action partnerships (AAP).
Dying to be Cool assemblies return for fourth year
Published June 10, 2019 11.34am
Schoolchildren in County Durham are learning the dangers of jumping into rivers this summer, through the return of a water safety campaign.
Community hub lined up at former Sherburn Hill school
Published June 04, 2019 4.29pm
A new community facility is to be created in a County Durham village, subject to councillor approval.
Wear your pyjamas to County Durham libraries
Published June 03, 2019 12.48pm
Children are being encouraged to wear their pyjamas to County Durham libraries as part of a national campaign.