For all Newtonians, the week’s news was overshadowed by the sad passing of Newton News proprietor Syd Howarth.
As for everything else, it was a quiet half-term week in local politics and community last week, and next weekend will be a quiet weekend mainly given over to Remembrance Sunday. You can find the vlog and more info on my blog at:
• You can read my tribute to Syd Howarth – ‘Mr Newton News’ – on my blog.
• A DCC team has met with the EU LOCARBO business efficiency partnership in Portugal.
• DCC has kicked off its EU Solid Wall Insulation Innovation energy efficiency project.
• Have you completed the GAMP funding consultation yet?
• GATC Policy & Resources Committee meeting, Wednesday 24 October.
• The Durham Police LGBT banner made its first appearance at last Saturday’s superhero event at the Locomotion Museum Shildon.
• Armistice Day is being commemorated in art and music at the Gala Theatre Durham, 9-15 November.
• Diwali – special late night opening (family activity), Durham Oriental Museum, 6-8pm, Friday 9 November, £2.
• Learn how to play the ancient Chinese game of Go (8+s), Durham Oriental Museum, drop in 1-3pm, Saturday 10 November, FREE.
• Lucet weaving (5-11s), Palace Green Library, drop in 1-3pm, 10-11 November, FREE.
• LEGO exhibition, Locomotion Museum Shildon, 10am-4pm, 10-11 November, FREE.