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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Help for foster carers

Darlington Foster Carers Association is being set up to give help and support to foster parents who need it. Helen Clyde is the voice for the association and has been fostering children for the last three and a half years. “Being a foster carer can be quite difficult and very isolating,” she said. “It has been set up to give foster carers in Darlington a voice, and to work in partnership with Darlington Borough Council to improve the quality of …

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Darlington’s Big Dance Festival

Darlington’s Big Dance Festival, which took place in July, was a great success with about 600 people taking to Darlington’s market square and dancing together to the popular pop hit Lady Gaga’s ‘Judas’. The spectacular dance was a highlight of the festival as it was also choreographed by ‘Strictly Dance Fever winner Darrien Wright’. Darrien secured funding from the Arts council and has been working with schools and community groups to teach them the routine and prepare them for the …

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