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Full steam ahead for former Darlington College student Mark Kilcran

In Adults, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 30th, July 2014

Ex-Darlington College student Mark Kilcran is now a planner at Shepherd, which is working on a £31.5m contract to construct Hitachi Rail Europe’s new vehicle manufacturing facility at Merchant Park, Newton Aycliffe. The 24-year-old, of Darlington, attended Longfield School before studying a national certificate...

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Is This Fur Real?

In Adults, In the Press, News, on the 14th, July 2014

Within days the unique story reached millions of readers, as far afield as Holland, Hungary and even America. As well as appearing in local national and international newspapers, the quirky tale hit the web and went viral in just a matter of weeks! “I...

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Footballers will be Sporting a New Kit with a Great Deal from MGFA and Motif8

In Adults, Courses, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 17th, June 2014

YOUNG footballers will be sporting their new kit with pride thanks to a unique sponsorship deal designed to boost their self-esteem.   Darlington College BTEC sports with football students will be the first in the region to receive free kit for their studies thanks...

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Landing Their Dream

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Courses, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 11th, June 2014

Stacey-Lee Davies is heading for the Northern Echo as trainee reporter covering the Teesdale area and will be based at the regional daily’s Bishop Auckland office. Meanwhile Craig Nelson has won a place on a salaried internship programme with the UK’s  biggest independent features...

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Darlington College Students Raise £7,000 for Cancer Research

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 22nd, April 2014

STUDENTS have taken fundraising to new heights after their Yorkshire hills trek raised nearly £7,000 for cancer research. Former Darlington College student Claire Robson was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2011 and her partner Peter Dent, who still attends the college, decided to organise the...

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Girls and Gadgets

In Adults, News, on the 17th, April 2014

A POLISH student with designs on a career in web technology is hoping to encourage more women to develop an interest in IT. Martyna Wojewodzka, who settled in Darlington in 2011 from her native Poland, found herself the only female in a class full...

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