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24 January 2011

New heights reached by visually impaired children at Rock Antics

Children with vision impairments were given the opportunity to reach new heights at the Rock Antics climbing centre on Sunday.

22 January 2011

Elderly benefit from assistance of East Durham's Snow Squads

Snow Squads across East Durham have come to the aid of the elderly and vulnerable this winter.

18 December 2010

Emergency relief packages for the elderly

EMERGENCY winter packages are to be distributed to vulnerable elderly people in Darlington thanks to a charitable donation.


17 December 2010

Generous donation made by new fund

THOUSANDS of pounds have been awarded from a new charity fund to groups that help the elderly and vulnerable.


17 December 2010

Pensioners donate Winter Fuel Allowance

Pensioners who do not need their winter fuel payments are being encouraged to donate them to charity.


11 December 2010

Workers urged to give Secret Santa cash

OFFICE workers are being encouraged to make donations to help elderly people this winter rather than give each other Christmas presents.


09 December 2010

Relief for homeless thanks to appeal

HOMELESS people will receive a special Christmas present this year thanks to the first grant from the Winter Relief Appeal.


07 December 2010

Tributes are paid to snow fall victim

NEIGHBOURS of a man found dead in the snow have spoken of their shock at his death.


06 December 2010

Pensioner dies after fall in snow

THE wintry weather claimed another victim yesterday when a pensioner died while clearing snow outside his North-East home.


06 December 2010

Charity sets a 250k target for fundraising

County Durham Community Foundation is hoping to raise 250,000 to help vulnerable people in the North-East this winter.