A hugely important DCC Cabinet meeting, interesting GATC meetings, a vital Fire Service consultation, and some things to do next weekend.
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• DCC Cabinet meeting, Wednesday 16 January (County Durham Plan; DCC Housing & Homelessness Strategies; Durham History Centre; DCC Cycling & Walking Strategy; Scrutiny Review of support to the Retail Sector; 2019 Year of Culture; Camera enforcement of bus lanes, Medium Term Financial Plan).
• GATC Environment & Recreation meetings, Wednesday 16 January.
• Newton Aycliffe Fire Service consultation.
• HMRC Help to Save for people on benefits.
• The Bobby Thompson Story, Gala Theatre Durham, 7:30pm, 1-2 February, £15.
• Art Exhibition by Catherine Howard inspired by Shildon Wagon Works, Locomotion Museum Shildon, 10am-4pm, 2 February-8 March, FREE.
• Wildlife Watch Nature Club (5-11s), Low Barns Nature Reserve, 10am-noon Saturday 2 February.
• Setsubu and Japanese monster masks (5-11s), Durham Oriental Museum, drop-in 1-3pm, Saturday 2 February, FREE.
• Patriotic Posters & the DLI (5-11s), Palace Green Library, drop-in 1-3pm, 2-3 February, FREE.