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Council steps in to provide half term school meals support scheme

Senior members of Durham County Council’s Cabinet have met to discuss a scheme to provide support for eligible families during next week’s...
Daisy Arts runs Covid-safe adult craft sessions on Friday mornings. Photo Credit: Daisy Arts

North East communities tackle Covid through high spirits

From Friday, September 18, stricter lockdown measures were introduced for parts of North East England which included Northumberland, North Tyneside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, South...
Cllr Lucy Hovvels, chair of the County Durham Health and Wellbeing Board and Durham County Council’s Cabinet member for adults and health

Government urged to consider consequences of replacing Public Health England

The chair of the County Durham Health and Wellbeing Board has written to the Government outlining serious concerns over plans to replace...
Park Head Hotel, in Bishop Auckland, won an award last year for its efforts to significantly reduce its amount of general waste.

Entries open for 31st Environment Awards

A prestigious County Durham award, which celebrates groups and individuals who are championing a greener environment, is looking for entrants for its...
Sunnydale School

County Council pledge public consultation on Sunnydale

In a letter to the Crier this week (see below for full content), Durham County Council’s Cabinet member for children and young...
Claire Yeoman, Training Hub Co-ordinator, Hartlepool and East Durham MIND and Iain Caldwell, Chief Executive Officer, Hartlepool and East Durham MIND.

Free training hub to improve mental health and wellbeing in the workplace

A free training hub is raising the standard of mental health support for employees across County Durham. Small and...
Sunnydale School has been the victim of "managed decline" argues Kelly Ambrosini and its possible closure must be resisted.

Managed decline: the slow death of Sunnydale must be resisted

It is over seven months since Durham County Council announced there would be an inspection of the Sunnydale campus of Greenfield Community...
Kevin Shaw and Michael Hall with the books returned books after years.

Books returned, 50 years later!

A recent letter to the Crier (issue 966) has led to the return of some railway books to their rightful owner a...
Katie and Mark from the North East Maskateers wearing face masks

North East Maskateers come to the rescue

A local non-profit organisation has been working to make and supply face masks and other equipment which provides protection to key workers...
The eye-catching milk bath image by Lauren Fletcher that was selected as one of the finalists in the 2020 AOP Student Awards.

Shildon Photography student’s image features in prestigious Awards Book

Lauren Fletcher, from Shildon, who is studying Photography at The Northern School of Art, has achieved one of the highest accolades available...
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Greenfield Sunnydale campus

Greenfield Head set to lobby Shildon MP for closure of Sunnydale...

Greenfield Community College Executive Headteacher, David Priestley, has told staff that “it is no longer viable for us to work across two...