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Lydia Ford Wins Outstanding Student of the Year Award for 2014

In News, on the 4th, November 2014

Lydia, who is 17 and from Brompton on Swale, has just completed a course in Public Services and plans to go into the Army. Her tutor Gary Paxton presented Lydia with the award in front of more than 300 people in the college. He...

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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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Music festival Oxjam will be beamed live around globe thanks to skills of Darlington College media students.

In News, on the 7th, October 2014

The live music festival descends of Darlington on October 12 with up to 50 artists playing seven venues across the town. The event aims to raise much-needed funds for Oxfam to help relieve global poverty and suffering. Media, journalism and photographic students from Darlington...

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Darlington College welcomes first NCTJ Apprentice

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, on the 6th, October 2014

Krystal Starkey is now working as a feature writer on a community newsletter while studying the intricacies of journalism at Darlington College. The 20-year-old, of Huby, near Thirsk, admits she is branded ‘The Nagger’ as she manages her boyfriend’s band Hello Operator, which played...

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