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News Highlights this month:

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Community Learning Courses  

Durham Community Action are running their next series of courses at Delves Lane Village Hall in May including Trusteeship and Good Governance, Managing Finance, Managing Risk, Attracting New Business, Managing Volunteers and the Volunteer Passport. Read more


Connecting Communities 

Durham Community Action are administering a fund on behalf of 3 Towns Area Action Partnership (AAP), offering individuals and groups the opportunity to apply for £200. Read more


Bringing Big Dig to Durham

Food Durham was delighted to welcome over 160 people to Bowburn Community Centre on 31st January to hear acclaimed innovator Charles Dowding give a talk on no-dig organic growing. Read more

People’s Health Trust Active Communities funding programme open for applications

This programme is open in County Durham until 14th March - local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities even better places to live are invited to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality. Read more


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Share and Learn Meeting March – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

DCA’s next Share and Learn Meeting will focus on GDPR which replaces the Data Protection Directive on 25th May. The meeting will take place on Monday 19th March from 5.30pm at Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre. Read more


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GDPR Information and Resources

There is a page on the DCA website with information about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and links to useful resources. Read more





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