Monthly Archives: August 2010

Darlington cuts are ‘hitting the frail, elderly and vulnerable’

Darlington cuts are ‘hitting the frail, elderly and vulnerable’ In the continuing series looking at how cuts across Darlington will impact on residents, Paul Cook reports on the threatened Ring-a-Ride service. THEY might represent a tiny fraction of Darlington’s near 100,000 … Continue reading

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As Government cuts bite, children’s play is suffering

As Government cuts bite, children’s play is suffering Council services across Darlington are facing the squeeze as part of national cuts. In the first part of a series investigating the impact on residents, Paul Cook looks at the cancelled Playbuilders scheme. … Continue reading

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Unions call on council to fight Government cuts

Unions call on council to fight Government 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’s cabinet members last week gave approval … Continue reading

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Arts, sports and parks in Darlington under threat of axe

Arts, sports and parks in Darlington under threat of axe ARTS venues, sports centres and parks in Darlington face potential closure because of funding cuts, the council has warned. People wishing to support services and groups are advised to establish friends groups … Continue reading

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Arts, sports and parks in Darlington under threat of axe

Arts, sports and parks in Darlington under threat of axe ARTS venues, sports centres and parks in Darlington face potential closure because of funding cuts, the council has warned. People wishing to support services and groups are advised to establish friends … Continue reading

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