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•My report on Wednesday’s DCC Council Meeting: bit.ly/DCC200116
•Despite double the normal rainfall, DCC’s flood defences coped well in December: bit.ly/DCCFloodDef
•If you cast your devolution vote online, it will significantly reduce the cost of the Poll for the County Council.
•DCC/Dog’s Trust free microchipping and health check event, Spennymoor Leisure Centre, 8 February, 11am-3pm
•GAMP Board meeting, Tuesday 26 January, 6pm, Oakleaf Sports Complex. Ron Hogg (PCC) will be available from 5.30pm for comments on the Police Funding consultation
•Latest roadworks information: bit.ly/Roadworks15Jan
•Last week’s report from our MEP: bit.ly/JKD15Jan
• Groundwork North East launches a scheme to help communities/groups improve local ‘grot spots’: bit.ly/GNEgrots
• Energy Advice Day, St Clare’s Church, Friday 29 January, 10am-4pm – to book an appointment please 01325 313449: bit.ly/EA29Jan
• Healthy Living Course, Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre. Twelve FREE sessions starting Thursday 4 February, 10:30-11:30am. Phone 07826884687 to register an interest
• A new Apprenticeship Academy has been set up by Auckland Castle and Bishop Auckland College: bit.ly/AppAcad
• PACT report, Greenfield & Middridge: bit.ly/GMPACTJan16
• Cars left unattended to warm up send out a clear message: STEAL ME!