Monthly Archives: July 2010

Unions urge council to challenge level of cuts

Unions urge council to challenge level of cuts TRADE unions have urged councillors in Darlington to fight the Government over the level of proposed cuts in a bid to protect services. Darlington Borough Council cabinet has approved the trimming of £1.2m … Continue reading

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‘Blackest day’ as cuts in Darlington are approved

‘Blackest day’ as cuts in Darlington are approved TRADE unions have urged councillors in Darlington to fight the Government over the level of proposed cuts to try to protect services. Darlington Borough Council’s cabinet members last night gave approval to trimming … Continue reading

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Cuts bite and more are to come

Cuts bite and more are to come SCHOOL transport, concessionary fares and travel schemes will be among the first council cuts to be made in Darlington. Twenty redundancies will be made and 13 vacant posts will remain unfilled as Darlington … Continue reading

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Darlington charity warns cuts will impact on the most vulnerable

Darlington charity warns cuts will impact on the most vulnerable A CHARITY boss is warning the future of their service, which helps otherwise housebound people, is under threat because of proposed council cuts. Vivienne Bailey, chief executive of Darlington District Youth & … Continue reading

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Group launched to oppose public service cuts

Group launched to oppose public service cuts A CAMPAIGN group has been set up in Darlington as it faces the prospect of huge cuts in its public services. It follows a recent announcement by the leader of the borough council … Continue reading

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Darlington council cuts: Where the axe will fall

Darlington council cuts: Where the axe will fall SCHOOL transport, concessionary fares and travel schemes will be among the first council cuts to be made in Darlington. Twenty redundancies will be made and 13 vacant posts will remain unfilled, as Darlington … Continue reading

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Save The Forum – Demonstration

It is possible to fight back and win and that we are building for the future struggle in Darlington. Hundreds of music fans protested against the closure of this popular venue that was in jeopardy because of credit difficulties. They gathered outside … Continue reading

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