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Bridging the skills gap

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 13th, November 2014

School pupils have been bridge building with the aim of inspiring them to become tomorrow’s civil engineers. Pupils from primary and secondary schools in Darlington have been attending a week of sessions where they build the cable-stayed bridge, owned by The Institution of Civil Engineers...

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Construction Department assist Brownie Group in Making Time Capsule

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 5th, November 2014

Darlington College students fabricated a time capsule using a plastic pipe after being approached by the local brownie troop. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the organisation, the 22-strong 26th St Herbert’s Darlington Brownies collected a host of artefacts for a time capsule including...

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Chefs battled it out at The Great North Menu Challenge

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 3rd, November 2014

Some of the North-East’s top chefs kept their cool in the kitchen as they battled it out to be crowned the best in the region. Darlington College hosted the Great North Menu Challenge on Thursday 30th October 2014, which saw 11 chefs competing for...

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Carpentry and Joinery Student finds a passion for making unique wooden jewellery

In Adults, Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 14th, October 2014

And his skill, which he is learning at Darlington College, has promoted him to design bespoke wooden bracelets, necklaces and hair decorations. Chris, who is 39, just enrolled as a second year learner on a Level2 Carpentry & Joinery course at Darlington College after...

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Students and staff at Darlington College have been handed life-saving gifts recently in the form of three defibrillators

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 9th, October 2014

The devices have been located in three locations across the Haughton Road campus. Peter Jones, Site Services Manager, said the devices would support staff, students, and visitors to the college, enhancing the survival chances of anyone who suffers a cardiac arrest. He said: “They put...

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Matty Lovegreen footballing career is growing

In News, School Leavers, on the 24th, September 2014

Darlington College student Matty Lovegreen was brought off the Darlington bench to play in the match against Blyth Spartans giving him the chance to experience a national contest. “It really did feel special,” said the 17-year-old, of Shildon. “And it is all down to...

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