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04 April 2012

Darlington Building Society supports Air Ambulance Charity

Darlington Building Society has helped enhance equipment at the Great North Air Ambulance by providing finance to buy two emergency telephones.


08 March 2012

International Women's Day - Case Studies of Groups Supporting Females

Today is International Women\'s Day and to celebrate we have created some case studies of groups that are supporting women and girls.

LumleyLadiesFC - IWD

25 January 2012

Save The Date - Women's Spring Lunch 2012

Save the date for our Women's Spring Lunch 2012 on Thursday 17th May.

Save the Date Women\'s Lunch

09 January 2012

Project Visit Video

County Durham Community Foundation recently visited a project in Chester-le-Street called the Gateway Wheelers.

17 November 2011

Sir John Hall serves up lunch at Shildon People's Centre

Local entrepreneur Sir John Hall showed his support for the Surviving Winter Campaign by serving up lunches at the Shildon People's Centre in Durham.

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14 November 2011

NHS Kick-starts fund for vulnerable & fuel poor this winter

NHS County Durham and Darlington has donated £5,000 to kick-start the Surviving Winter Campaign.


11 November 2011

Denise Robertson supports Surviving Winter Appeal

Denise Robertson pledged her support to the national Surviving Winter Appeal by attending the launch this week at the House of Commons.


10 November 2011

Surviving Winter Campaign Launched

County Durham Community Foundation is taking part in the Surviving Winter Appeal launched across the UK today


28 October 2011

Olympian Inspires People to Follow their Dreams

Chris Cook, GB Olympic Swimmer, gave a truly inspirational speech as the guest speaker at County Durham Community Foundationís public AGM.

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22 September 2011

Energy Firm Creates £135K Fund for East Durham Communities

REG Wind Power has made available £135,000 for communities directly impacted by their South Sharpley wind farm development.