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Apprentice to be mentored by top investigative journalist

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 17th, May 2018

Her mentor will be BBC Investigative reporter Mark Daly. His work has featured on BBC Panorama. The John Schofield Trust was set up by the friends and family of the journalist John Schofield, who was killed whilst working in Croatia on the BBC’s World...

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A home ground coffee company is on the right tracks after serving up a treat for students.

In In the Press, News, on the 14th, May 2018

The independent artisan company, owned by restaurateur and coffee lover Andrew Henley, will supply its specialty Café Roma blend to ‘The Coffee Shop’ in the college’s central park café, which serves over 400 cups of coffee each day. Head of estates and site services...

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College staff and students help St T’s with styling and marketing photography for donated wedding dresses

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 11th, May 2018

Periodically, Bexbrides of Hurworth, near Darlington, has surplus stock and rather than stick it on eBay or into the trade, owner Rebecca Lombard-Earl donates it to a worthy cause. St T’s is the chain of charity shops and a superstore operated by St Teresa’s...

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Darlington College students to design new metal gates at Woodburn Gardens

In News, on the 25th, April 2018

The development, located on the site of the former Woodburn Nursery near Coniscliffe Road in Darlington, is currently under construction by Homes by Esh and will deliver 25 large detached homes. The group of students are studying as part of the advanced apprenticeship programme...

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An automotive technician is on a fast track to success after securing an apprenticeship with one of the world’s sportiest car brands.

In Apprenticeships, News, on the 28th, March 2018

The 19-year-old, of Middleton-in-Teesdale, spends a day at Darlington College studying a Level 3 NVQ in motor vehicle maintenance and the rest of the week at JCT600’s flagship dealership in Preston Farm, Stockton. There he is currently sharing the workshop with a collector’s dream...

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College students turn back clock with a visual display of talent to help mark the centenary of votes for women.

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 16th, March 2018

Darlington College equalities co-ordinator Alison Bell, who led the project, said: “There has been a lot of publicity recently around the ‘Time’s Up’ and ‘Me Too’ campaigns, highlighting the struggles that some women still face in the workplace today. “This project has helped our...

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