This week – in a change to what I have done previously – if you want to know more about any of the headlines below, I have listed the internet links to ALL the full articles online at:


• DCC Full Council meeting, Wednesday 25 January

• Aycliffe Business Park Forrest 2 expansion

• Your Guide to DCC services booklet

• Talking Rubbish: DCC Waste Strategy Community meeting

• A tour of the new library

• What DCC does for Care Leavers

• A visit to the Foodbank

• A visit to the Credit Union:

• Labour election campaign launched

• Great Aycliffe Town Council meeting, Wednesday 25 January

• Latest Roadworks information


• Should Darlington A&E close? Register for the NHS ‘Better Health’ consultation Darlington event, Wednesday 8 February, 6-8pm

• Free Mickle Grove Community training courses

• Celebrate the Lunar New Year Lantern Festival with your 5-11-year-old, Durham Oriental Museum, Saturday 11 February, 6-8pm

• ‘Dig For It’ for young archaeological explorers (up to age 16), Preston Park Museum, 11-26 February, 10am-4pm