News

FEBRUARY COMMUNITY LEARNING COURSES

17th Jan 2018

We have a range of courses taking place at Cornerstones, The Methodist Church in Chester le Street throughout February.  Read more...

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR YOUTH SOCIAL ACTION FUND

17th Jan 2018

Youth Social Action has huge potential to create enjoyable opportunities and skills development for young people aged between 10 and 20 years old (up to 25 for disabled young people), and benefiting local people and places.  Read more...

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR AGE UK COUNTY DURHAM SUPERSTORE

17th Jan 2018

Age UK County Durham are looking for volunteers to help in their new Superstore opening in 2018 at Mandale Park, Belmont  Industrial Estate.  Read more...

DURHAM SPARKS - IGNITING COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE ACROSS THE COUNTY

16th Jan 2018

Community enterprises across County Durham are being encouraged to take advantage of a new initiative to help fine tune their journeys to provide more effective services within their communities. Read more...

BUILDING BETTER GOVERNANCE PROGRAMME FEBRUARY - APRIL 2018

16th Jan 2018

VONNE, in partnership with CASS Business School and the Community Foundation Tyne and Wear and Northumberland, are bringing Building Better Governance to the North East.  Read more...

ACRE VILLAGE HALLS WEEK 2018

9th Jan 2018

Durham Community Action are delighted to be participating in the first ever Village Halls Week working in conjunction with our national ACRE colleagues.  Read more...

AUTISM AND ANXIETY TRAINING

9th Jan 2018

Does your child have a diagnosis of autism and struggle with anxiety? If so this four week course could be for you.  Read more...

PCVC TO INCREASE POLICE ELEMENT OF COUNCIL TAX BY LESS THAN £1 A MONTH ON AVERAGE

9th Jan 2018

In response to pressure from Government, Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner Ron Hogg has decided to increase the amount of Council Tax which goes to the police service, known as the precept, by 7.09%. This equates to an increase of £8 a year, or 15p a week for a property in Council Tax Band A. Members of the public are being asked to comment. Read more...

GARFIELD WESTON LAUNCH WESTON ANNIVERSARY FUND

9th Jan 2018

For 60 years, the Trustees of the Garfield Weston Foundation have supported local charities across the UK. To celebrate the Foundation's anniversary and the vital role of volunteers and community charities, they are excited to launch an additional grants scheme that will be open from 5th January to 30th June 2018 - the Weston Anniversary Fund.  Read more...

HEALTHWATCH COUNTY DURHAM - VOTE NOW TO SHAPE THEIR WORK

9th Jan 2018

Vote now to decide which local health and care services Healthwatch County Durham gather your views on in 2018 - 19 to help improve them in the future.  Read more...

FUNDING AVAILABLE FROM TEESDALE ACTION PARTNERSHIP

20th Dec 2017

Are you part of a group that works in the Teesdale area? Do you have a project idea that requires funding?  Read more...

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO SUPPORT PARENTS AND CARERS

19th Dec 2017

Family Action's new innovative Digital Parent Support Service aims to support and guide parents and carers with issues such as parenting, emotional wellbeing, benefits, housing, education,, disabilities and additional needs.  Read more...

ALTOGETHER GREENER WINTER 2017 NEWSLETTER OUT NOW

19th Dec 2017

The Winter edition of the Durham County Council Environment Partnership is now available on the Environment Partnership website. Read more...

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR NORTH EAST DISABILITY SPORTS AWARDS 2017

19th Dec 2017

The North East Disability Sports Awards celebrate the fantastic achievements and contributions that athletes, coaches, clubs and schools have made to disability sport across the region. The event is in its 15th year and is always fiercely contested. Read more...

RESEARCH INTO CHILDCARE AFFORDABILITY

19th Dec 2017

The Child Poverty Working Group at Durham County Council are conducting research into the affordability of childcare in County Durham. Read more...

CHANGES TO THE BIG LOTTERY FUND REACHING COMMUNITIES FUNDING PROGRAMME

19th Dec 2017

The Big Lottery Fund are changing the application process for Reaching Communities to make it easier for groups and communities to apply for National Lottery funding.  Read more...

HEALTHWATCH COUNTY DURHAM RECEIVES COUNTY DURHAM VOLUNTEERING AWARD

14th Dec 2017

Healthwatch County Durham (HWCD), who are here to make sure views on Health and Social Care in County Durham are heard, has recently been awarded the County Durham Volunteering Kite Mark. Read more...

SUCCESSFUL OPEN DAY FOR ST JOHN'S CHURCH HALL IN MOORSIDE

12th Dec 2017

An open day held at St John's Church Hall in Moorside on 18th November was a great success with over 150 people from the community attending.  Read more...

DUCK LOCAL CHARITY FUND 2018

12th Dec 2017

The DUCK Local Charities Fund was established by the Durham University Charities Committee to fund specific projects which benefit the local community.  Read more...

PLEASE HELP EASINGTON COLLIERY BAND

12th Dec 2017

Please help Easington Colliery Band to protect and improve the Band Room for the whole community. Read more...

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