News

DCA DID YOU KNOW - SAFEGUARDING

14th Feb 2019

Did you know following National Safeguarding Awareness week in November, our Communities’ Team have received a number of queries from trustees who are concerned that their organisations do not have sufficient policies and procedures in place for safeguarding.  Read more...

CONGRATULATIONS TO GAINFORD VILLAGE HALL ON THEIR HALLMARK 1 SUCCESS

14th Feb 2019

Congratulations to Gainford Village Hall who have recently been successful in achieving the Hallmark 1 quality standard award. Read more...

ALLOTMENTS POLICY CONSULTATION

13th Feb 2019

People are being invited to take part in a consultation aimed at maintaining key green spaces in County Durham.  Read more...

SEPCTRUM ROLLER SKATING CLUB IDDYBIDDYBOX CHALLENGE

12th Feb 2019

Spectrum Roller Skaters took part in the Iddybiddybox challenge this week and raised over £300! Read more...

HONOUR FOR FORMER SOCIAL WORKER WHO HAS HELPED THOUSANDS OF WOMEN

7th Feb 2019

A former social worker who has helped thousands of women in her community has received a British Citizen Award at a prestigious ceremony in London. Read more...

ROOM TO HIRE AT WADDINGTON STREET CENTRE, DURHAM

7th Feb 2019

Due to the recent ending of a tenancy agreement, Waddington Street Centre in the centre of Durham has a room available to hire on the ground floor of the building Read more...

DURHAM AND DISTRICT WOMEN'S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP FEBRUARY 2019 NEWS BULLETIN

6th Feb 2019

The latest news bulletin is now available to download.  Read more...

READ THE LATEST #durham19 NEWSLETTER

22nd Jan 2019

Read the latest information on Durham's Year of Culture, a celebration of the county's openings, activities, festivals, events and anniversaries.  Read more...

DURHAM COMMUNITY ACTION JOINS THE NATIONAL CELEBRATION OF RURAL COMMUNITIES

22nd Jan 2019

National charity Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) and their 38 member organisations, including Durham Community Action, are running a week long campaign. Read more...

ACCESS TO GP APPOINTMENTS SURVEY

22nd Jan 2019

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DCA DID YOU KNOW - KEEPING YOUR PERSONAL DATA SAFE

17th Jan 2019

Did you know that the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) have released more detailed advice about using encryption to keep the personal data you hold safe? Read more...

VEG POWER TO SWEEP THE NATION

17th Jan 2019

County Durham will be joining the national campaign to change the way people think and feel about vegetables, with the aim of inspiring us all to eat more veg. Read more...

HEALTHWATCH COUNTY DURHAM INFORMATION AND LISTENING EVENTS FOR VASCULAR SERVICES

15th Jan 2019

Healthwatch County Durham and Healthwatch Darlington are hosting a number of information and listening events about vascular services in County Durham. They have been asked by NHS England to facilitate these events to capture the views of patients and the public about improving the experience of services. Read more...

COALFIELDS COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAMME (ENGLAND) NOW REOPENED FOR NEW ENQUIRIES

19th Dec 2018

The Coalfields Community Investment Programme (England) is a £500,000 fund created to support activities that tackle some of the key challenges that still remain in coalfield communities. Read more...

FLOODING INFORMATION FOR THOSE RUNNING COMMUNITY BUILDINGS

18th Dec 2018

The Environment Agency have produced some information on flooding for those running community buildings.  Read more...

BRITISH RED CROSS ACHIEVES COUNTY DURHAM VOLUNTEERING AWARD

13th Dec 2018

Congratulations to the British Red Cross who have achieved the County Durham Volunteering Kite Mark.  Read more...

CONGRATULATIONS TO ASPIRE ON ACHIEVING THE COUNTY DURHAM VOLUNTEERING KITE MARK

11th Dec 2018

Congratulations to Aspire Learning, Support and Wellbeing who have recently achieved the County Durham Volunteering Kite Mark. Read more...

IS YOUR BOILER OFF HELP SCHEME IN NORTH DURHAM

11th Dec 2018

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service are working together with the local authority in North Durham to keep you warm this winter. Read more...

POWER TO CHANGE TRUST NEXT GENERATION GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY ENERGY GROUPS

11th Dec 2018

The Next Generation learning and mentoring scheme offers a range of professional expert support to community energy groups at no cost. The fund will provide grants of up to £100,000 to ten community energy groups to work on new business models for community energy in their area. Read more...

HIGH SHERIFF YOUTH AWARDS SCHEME 2019

5th Dec 2018

The High Sheriff Youth Awards Scheme, managed by County Durham Community Foundation, makes annual awards in recognition of groups in the community who encourage useful and beneficial pursuits for local young people.  Read more...

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