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8th December 2016

Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies and Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies pages updated.

7th December 2016

2016 Annual Report added to Annual Reports section.

6th December 2016

What is a Direct Payment page added to Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service section

2nd December 2016

Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies and Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies pages updated.

29th November 2016

Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

28th November 2016

Carers Information section updated with details of this year's Carers Rights Day theme.

17th November 2016

Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

12th November 2016

Skills for Care page updated

10th November 2016

Article about the Darlington Parent Carer Forum event added to the home page.

9th November 2016

Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies and Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies pages updated. Taxi section updated with video showing benefits of the service.

27th October 2016

News/Bulletins section added to Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service section

24th October 2016

Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies and Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies pages updated

21st October 2016

Details of "Wiggle and a Giggle" event on Monday 28th November posted on Carer Support Service events page.

19th October 2016

Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

13th October 2016

Hate Crime project page launched. News of the Big Lottery donation to help celebrate our 30 years posted on the home page

11th October 2016

Article about the new Hate Crime Advocacy Service included within the Hate Crime Awareness Week feature on the home page.

8th October 2016

Article about Hate Crime Awareness Week added to home page.

6th October 2016

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies pages updated

28th September 2016

Carers Support Service Information factsheets 4,5,6 and 10 updated

26th September 2016

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies pages updated

24th September 2016

The September 2016 edition of the Direct Payments Support Service Employer Bulletin added.

22nd September 2016

Carers Support Service page reorganised with separate sections now added.

20th September 2016

Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies and Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies pages updated

11th August 2016

Vacancies page updated with details for a ChYPS Project Coordinator.

10th August 2016

Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies and Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies pages updated

5th August 2016

Vacancies page updated with details for a Skills for Care Project Worker.

3rd August 2016

Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

28th July 2016

Vacancies page updated with details for a Project Worker.

22nd July 2016

Auto Enrolment/Pensions section added to Middlesbrough Direct Payment Employer Support Service. Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

17th July 2016

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated

12th July 2016

Middlesbrough Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page started.

9th July 2016

Appeal for new volunteers join the team of volunteers on DAD’s DASH Play Scheme posted on the ChYPS or Vacancies pages.

7th July 2016

All Independent Living Hub sections re-written and updated. Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated

29th June 2016

Contact details for Middlesbrough Direct Payment Employer Support Service added.

22nd June 2016

Announcement placed on home page regarding new Middlesbrough Direct Payment Employer Support Service contract.

21st June 2016

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated

17th May 2016

Carers Support Service page updated with all new dates for various forum meetings. Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated

14th May 2016

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated

3rd May 2016

Factsheet including questionnaire about the proposed cuts to services and increase in charges by Darlington Borough Council added.

28th April 2016

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated

20th April 2016

Stakeholder Forum details added to home page.

19th April 2016

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

9th April 2016

Darlington Borough Council consultation for proposed withdrawal of companion entitlement added to home page.

8th April 2016

Darlington Borough Council Blue Badge survey added to home page

2nd April 2016

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

22nd March 2016

DAD Contact details updated.

21st March 2016

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

14th March 2016

Factsheet added to Shopmobility section for assistance due to closure.

10th March 2016

Statement posted regarding closure of Shopmobility. Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

19th January 2016

The January 2016 edition of the Direct Payments Support Service Employer Bulletin added.

17th January 2016

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

15th January 2016

The new DAD's Taxi section of the website was published.

12th January 2016

Volunteer Vacancies updated

11th January 2016

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

21st December 2015

The December 2015 edition of the Direct Payments Support Service Employer Bulletin added.

17th December 2015

Parent Carers Forum page updated with a news update.

10th December 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated. Direct Payments Employer Information page updated with 2016 Payroll dates

2nd December 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated. The Christmas 2015 edition of the Direct Payments Support Service Employer Bulletin added.

27th November 2015

Parent Carers Forum page updated with notes from the Event held on 16th November.

24th November 2015

November Breakthrough! published online

17th November 2015

Volunteer Vacancies and Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies pages updated. The November 2015 edition of the Direct Payments Support Service Employer Bulletin added.

10th November 2015

The Annual Report for 2015 has been added to the Annual Reports section.

6th November 2015

Darlington Parent Carer Forum's November 2015 newsletter published. Events pages updated with details of Parent Carer Forum's event.

18th October 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

9th October 2015

Article referring to World Mental Health Day added to Home page.

8th October 2015

Home and Events pages updated with details of AGM to be held on 5th November.

18th September 2015

Parent Carers Forum page updated with details of National Parent Carer Event and AGM.

11th September

Home and Events pages updated with news of the Jacki Hiles charity night.

2nd September 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

28th August 2015

Vacancies and Parent Carers Forum pages updated with details of Project Worker position.

27th August 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

11th August 2015

Vacancies page updated with details of Taxi Driver position.

5th August 2015

Parent Carers Forum updated with news of Public Health review of 0-19 Children’s Services in Darlington.

4th August 2015

News about DBC's renewal plans for concessionary bus passes added to Home page.

2nd August 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

4th July 2015

Facility to become a member of DAD added to the DAD Membership section

2nd July 2015

Darlington Parent Carer Forum's June 2015 newsletter published.

16th June 2015

Vacancies page updated with details of various positions.

9th June 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

8th June 2015

ChYPS page updated with DASH Summer Playscheme 2015 details.

4th June 2015

Volunteers page updated. Carers Support Service page updated with details of forthcoming events for Carers' Week.

1st June 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

29th May 2015

May Breakthrough! published online

19th May 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

15th May 2015

The May 2015 edition of the Direct Payments Support Service Employer Bulletin and the new Auto Enrolment/Pension section were added.

6th May 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

27th April 2015

Darlington Parent Carer Forum's March 2015 newsletter published.

14th April 2015

Volunteer Vacancies page updated.

8th April 2015

Vacancies page updated with details of positions with ChYPS and DASH.

30th March 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

6th March 2015

Details of Personalisation Making It Work Together event added to Home Page. Stronger Voices...Strong Support index page updated with details of 2nd Year Evaluation Report.

4th March 2015

Carers Support Service page updated with all the groups' meeting dates for 2015.

26th February 2015

Darlington Parent Carer Forum's February 2015 newsletter published. The News section within the Parent Carers Forum is updated.

25th February 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

30th January 2015

Volunteer Vacancies page updated.

24th January 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

23rd January 2015

Home page updated with news of new accessible taxi service.

20th January 2015

Darlington Parent Carer Forum's January 2015 newsletter published. Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

16th January 2015

New Independent Support project section added.

7th January 2015

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

6th January 2015

Carers Support Service page updated with details of the forthcoming Health and Wellbeing Day.

12th December 2014

The Christmas 2014 edition of the Employer Bulletin was added to Self Directed Support's section. Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

28th November 2014

Vacancies page updated with Independent Supporter details.

25th November 2014

Home and Parent Carer Forum pages updated with details of forthcoming SEN Reforms sessions. 2014 Annual Report added to the Annual Reports section

24th November 2014

The December edition of the Employer Bulletin was added to Self Directed Support's section

19th November 2014

Darlington Parent Carer Forum's first newsletter published and added to Newsletter section.

18th November 2014

At the Independent Living Hub updated with details of Christmas Activity sessions.

15th November 2014

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

4th November 2014

The October 2014 issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

3rd November 2014

Both the October and November editions of the Employer Bulletin were added to Self Directed Support's section

2nd November 2014

Home page updated with details of forthcoming AGM

30th October 2014

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies and Volunteer Vacancies pages updated.

17th October 2014

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

14th October 2014

Events and Parents Forum pages updated with news of SEN related event.

10th October 2014

Volunteer Vacancies page rewritten and updated

8th October 2014

Carers Support Service page updated with news of venue change for Mental Health Group.

26th September 2014

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

19th September 2014

ChYPS section of the site rewritten and Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

9th September 2014

Vacancies page updated with Shopmobility Worker details.

2nd September 2014

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated. Home page updated with news of SEND reforms.

28th August 2014

The September 2014 issue of the Employer Bulletin was added to Self Directed Support's section.

23rd August 2014

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

29th July 2014

The July 2014 issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

28th July 2014

Home page updated with details of Care Act 2014 Consultation event.

15th July 2014

Stronger Voices Strong Support Useful Links section of the site updated

1st July 2014

Vacancies page updated with Casual Personal Assistants details at the Independent Living Hub.

6th June 2014

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

28th May 2014

Carers Support Service page updated with all Fact Sheets now being available online.

5th May 2014

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

16th April 2014

Stronger Voices Strong Support section of the site updated and re-written.

11th April 2014

The April 2014 issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

28th March 2014

Home page updated with details of May Stakeholder Forum.

23rd March 2014

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

3rd March 2014

Independent Living Hub section of the site updated and re-written.

18th February 2014

Home and Events pages updated with details of Personalisation - Making It Work event

15th February 2014

Vacancies page updated with various opportunities to become involved with the ChYPS project.

13th February 2014

Vacancies page updated with Inclusion and Participation Coordinator position.

5th February 2014

Vacancies page updated with Casual Personal Assistant position at ILH.

29th January 2014

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

24th January 2014

Home page updated with Employer Support meetings details

23rd January 2014

Carers Support Service page updated with links to updated Mental Health Guide.

18th January 2014

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

23rd December 2013

News Archive updated with tribute to Jacki Hiles.

7th December 2013

Home and Shopmobility pages updated with Christmas opening times.

6th December 2013

Home page updated with Minister of State for Disabled People's statement.

5th December 2013

The December 2013 issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section. 2013 Annual Report added to the Annual Reports section

9th November 2013

Carers Support Service page updated with addition of two new Groups.

4th November 2013

Welfare Benefits section updated regarding new timescale for PIP rollout.

30th October 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

8th October 2013

Home and Independent Living Hub pages update with news of celebration week of events.

6th October 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

13th September 2013

The September 2013 issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

10th September 2013

Vacancies page updated with various positions within DAD.

27th August 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

6th August 2013

DAD's Information Booklet updated and reprinted.

4th August 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

15th July 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated. Legal Challenges page updated referring to this DWP consultation.

22nd June 2013

Legal Challenges page linked to the new Welfare Benefits section. Home and Young Leaders pages updated with Evaluation Report.

5th June 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

29th May 2013

‘Stronger Voices…Strong Support page updated with new workshop dates.

22nd May 2013

The May 2013 issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

17th May 2013

Home and ChYPS pages updated with Ofsted report. Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

14th May 2013

Advocacy project added to website. The Support section for Parent Carers within Carers Support page updated with copies of recent "You need to know " workshop presentations.

8th May 2013

Vacancies page updated with new positions.

6th May 2013

Home page updated with link to DAD response to court ruling.

27th April 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

11th April 2013

Welfare Benefits information section updated.

9th April 2013

Direct Payment and Self Directed Support section of website rewritten and updated. Home page updated with PIP Information.

3rd April 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

15th March 2013

‘Stronger Voices…Strong Support page updated and new meeting dates added.

13th March 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

4th March 2013

New Welfare Benefits information section added.

1st March 2013

Home page updated with article on new wheeled bin service in Darlington.

28th February 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

27th February 2013

Newsletter No 108added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages. Section about Support for Parent Carers added to Carers Support page.

16th February 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

5th February 2013

Home page updated with details of Carers Strategies plans by DBC.

16th January 2013

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

24th May 2013

A2B - Travel without obstacles - sign the e-petition today!

Launched 27th January 2012, the A2B campaign aims to fight the discrimination towards disabled passengers that is endemic across public transport. Discrimination comes in all forms, from verbal abuse to simply denying access. With increasing pressure on the travel network is it is happening more and more. A2B aims to bring this to the attention of the Government, so that measures can be put in place to improve the public transport system for disabled passengers, as well as for all other users.

A2B is supported by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Transport for All, Disability Alliance and Unity Law - legal experts on disability discrimination.

An e-petition is now live on the Government's website. With 100,000 or more signatures, it can be raised in parliament. A2B is asking for a Regulator, funded by the industry, to:

• ensure ongoing training is given to all customer-facing public transport staff;

• regulate a minimum standard of compulsory training, including refreshers;

• maintain a centralised register of complaints as an essential part of the process of awarding, regulating and renewing franchises. These changes will improve the quality of service for all who use public transport.

The e-petition can be viewed here.

DAD wins Retail Award

DAD are very proud to have won the Professional Service/Support award at the recent 2012 Darlington Retail Awards evening. It was especially rewarding to win something that reflects the fact that we offer an excellent and professional service to enquirers.

Photo showing DAD staff at Darlington 2012 Retail Awards

(Above photo of DAD staff at 2012 Retail Awards. Photo courtesy of the Northern Echo.)

6th December 2012

Newsletter No 32 added to Direct Payments Support Service and Newsletters pages.

5th December 2012

Home and Carers Support pages updated with news for carers concerning re-tendering.

1st December 2012

Online version of November revision of DAD Information Booklet added to site.

15th November 2012

Newsletter No 107 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages. Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

12th November 2012

‘Stronger Voices…Strong Support page updated.

7th November 2012

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

26th October 2012

Home and Events pages updated with details of forthcoming AGM.

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

The October 2012 issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

23rd October 2012

Home page updated with details of forthcoming third Stakeholder Forum and Carers Rights Day.

16th October 2012

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

4th September 2012

Newsletter No 106 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

31st August 2012

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

24th August 2012

Newsletter No 31 added to Direct Payments Support Service and Newsletters pages.

21st August 2012

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated. Shopmobility page with news of Long Term Loans now available.

14th August 2012

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

7th August 2012

Home page updated with details of survey relating to Work Capability Assessment.

17th July 2012

Home page updated with details of proposed new legislation for Carers.

14th July 2012

Home page updated with details of DNEX 2012 - Independent Living Exhibition.

9th July 2012

Vacancies page updated with application packs for positions within Independent Living Hub, ChYPS and People's Parliament.

3rd July 2012

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

27th June 2012

New Volunteer Vacancies page added to site. Independence Day news added to Home and Independent Living Hub pages.

19th June 2012

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

18th June 2012

Vacancies page updated with details of positions within Independent Living Hub, ChYPS and People's Parliament.

1st June 2012

Newsletter No 105 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

22nd May 2012

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

17th May 2012

Home and Vacancies pages updated with details of positions within new Stronger Voices-Strong Support project.

11th May 2012

Centre for Independent Living and Independent Living Hub sections add to the site.

9th May 2012

News of launch of Centre for Independent Living added to Home page. Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

29th April 2012

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

25th April 2012

Better Health at Work Award details added to Home page.

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

23rd April 2012

News of D.A.S.H. Summer Playscheme vacancies added to Home page and site.

12th April 2012

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

11th March 2012

The March issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

9th March 2012

News of Money Management Training added to Home page and site.

6th March 2012

Home page updated with details of forthcoming second Stakeholder Forum.

27th February 2012

Newsletter No 104 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

24th February 2012

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

13th February 2012

Home and Events pages updated with news of Young Leaders' event.

28th January 2012

A2B - Travel without obstacles article and E-petition link added to home page.

18th January 2012

A2B Travel without Barriers Survey published.

4th January 2012

Young Leaders page revamped and now includes a gallery.

23rd December 2011

Additional information on Carers Support Services Review added to Home page article on Council cuts.

13th December 2011

Home page updated with details of Christmas invitation for families (posted after all articles regarding cuts.)

6th December 2011

Additional information added to Home page article on Council cuts.

1st December 2011

Newsletter No 103 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

24th November 2011

Home page updated with details of proposed Council cuts and Shopmobility Christmas opening times.

14th November 2011

Home page updated with link to Northern Echo article added to 25 years news.

21st October 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

10th October 2011

Home page updated with details of Darlington's draft Children and Young People's Plan 2011-2014.

7th October 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

4th October 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

20th September 2011

Vacancies page updated with details of Young Adult Carer Support Project Co-ordinator position.

18th September 2011

Home page updated with details of "Talking together" event about solutions for improving access to Health and Social Care in Darlington.

16th September 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

7th September 2011

The September issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

5th September 2011

Details of first Stakeholder meeting added to DAD Stakeholder Forum news item. Events page updated with further details of 25 years events and North East Ladies Day.

1st September 2011

Newsletter No 102 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

30th August 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

24th August 2011

Home page updated with article on discrimination to disabled bus travellers.

18th August 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

17th August 2011

Home and Events pages updated with details of 25 years events.

15th August 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page reinstated.

4th August 2011

Home and Young Leaders pages updated with link to video about Young Leaders.

31st July 2011

Home page updated with Statement on Consultation.

27th July 2011

Home page updated with Childcare Centre fundraising news.

12th July 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

3rd July 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

24th June 2011

Search this website facility added to all pages. Home page updated with Trustee news.

21st June 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated.

4th June 2011

Newsletter No 101 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

27th May 2011

Links and Carers Support Service pages updated with Carers Direct Information

26th April 2011

Home page updated with news regarding DAD Stakeholder Forum. The April issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

13th April 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated

1st April 2011

Direct Payment Support Service Vacancies page updated

25th March 2011

Home and Young Leaders pages updated with news regarding Investing in Children.

7th March 2011

Newsletter No 100 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

2nd March 2011

Home page updated with news of Best of Darlington awards.

12th January 2011

The Annual Report for 2010, together with Word and PDF versions, has been added to the Annual Reports page.

14th December 2010

Home page updated with Shopmobility Christmas opening times.

6th December 2010

Information Service page rewritten and updated.

2nd December 2010

Home page updated with Position statement on Local Authority cuts.

26th November 2010

New Equality Act page added to site to replace Disability Discrimination Act page

25th November 2010

Newsletter No 99 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

8th November 2010

Home and Shopmobility pages updated with details of forthcoming charge to be applied and changes to opening times.

5th November 2010

The October issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

Independence and Choice for All page added to Information and Help section of website.

3rd November 2010

Home page updated with details of forthcoming AGM.

28th October 2010

New ChYPS page created to replace D.A.S.H.

26th October 2010

Vacancies page updated with details of latest positions, closing date for applications being 10th November 2010.

18th October 2010

Newsletter No 98 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

27th August 2010

Home and Events pages updated with details of CDCD Coffee Morning and Annual Conference.

4th August 2010

Home page updated with details of accessible changing space for adults within the Dolphin Centre.

30th July 2010

Newsletter No 97 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages. The July issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

30th June 2010

Home page updated with Third Party Reporting Centre-Press Release. Links to Shopmobility schemes in the North East on Shopmobility page updated.

29th June 2010

Home and DASH pages updated with details of volunteers needed for School Holidays

27th May 2010

Newsletter No 96 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

20th May 2010

Shopmobility page updated with links to conditions of hire and safety considerations regarding the Shopmobility service. An advice page for purchasing scooters has also been included.

18th May 2010

The May issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section. Home, Carers Support Service and Events pages updated with details of Carers' Week.

20th April 2010

Vacancies page updated with details of latest positions, closing date for applications being 10th May 2010.

26th March 2010

Newsletter No 95 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

22nd February 2010

Home page updated with details of CDCD Conference. News Archive section updated.

1st February 2010

Newsletter No 94 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

2nd January 2010

Links page updated with entry for Caring for Disabled Children in Darlington and Parents Forum section removed from site.

6th December 2009

Home page updated with AGM report.

2nd December 2009

Home page updated with Shopmobility Christmas opening times.

22nd November 2009

The Annual Report for 2009, together with Word and PDF versions, has been added to the Annual Reports page.

21st November 2009

Newsletter No 93 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

10th November 2009

Home and Events pages updated with details of Carers' Rights Day.

6th November 2009

Support DAD section added to the site and index bar.

25th October 2009

The October issue of the DAD Newsletter "Break Through!" added to the Newsletter section.

20th October 2009

Home page updated with details of donations through JustGiving and details of forthcoming AGM. Links page updated with entry for Darlington Learning Disability Live.

27th September 2009

Events page updated with details of Halloween Party.

14th September 2009

Links page updated with entry for Young Carers Action Plan.

3rd August 2009

Newsletter No 91 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

21st July 2009

News Archive section updated.

15th July 2009

Vacancies page updated with details of latest positions, closing date for applications being Friday 14th August 2009.

5th June 2009

Shopmobility page updated with details of Scarborough Shopmobility service.

2nd March 2009

Links page updated with entry for Durham County Council Advice and Benefits section.

9th February 2009

Newsletter No 88 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

17th December 2008

Home page updated with Christmas opening times

2nd December 2008

DAD Membership page updated

27th November 2008

Newsletter No 87 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages. ChYPS Newsletter No 4 added to D.A.S.H Project and Newsletters pages.

25th November 2008

Home page updated with paragraph referring to Annual Meeting lecture, DASH page updated with a more in depth article.

24th November 2008

Home page updated with results and photos referring to the 2008 Access for All Awards

14th November 2008

Home page updated with details of Annual Meeting

8th November 2008

DAD Membership page updated

17th October 2008

Video clip of 2008 Charities Award ceremony added to the news item of DAD winning Charity Award on Home page.

15th October 2008

Vacancies page updated with details of full and part time positions, closing date for applications being Wednesday 29th October 2008.

10th October 2008

DASH and Home pages updated with news of October Playschemes.

9th October 2008

Newsletter No 86 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

7th October 2008

Home page updated with details of change to DAD constitution and news of winning Charity Award. News Archive section updated.

6th October 2008

Home page updated with details of nomination process for Darlington 2008 Access for All Award.

22nd August 2008

Events page updated with preliminary news of Halloween Party.

31st July 2008

Newsletter No 85 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

11th July 2008

Home page updated with article concerning Post Office closures. Carers Support Service page updated with details of information for carers of people with a learning disability.

23rd June 2008

Home page updated with article on Scooter and Wheelchair Safety Day. Links page updated with entry for the Alan Shearer Centre.

29th May 2008

Newsletter No 84 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

24th April 2008

News Archive section updated.

18th April 2008

Newsletter No 83 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

21st March 2008

ChYPS Newsletter No 3 added to D.A.S.H Project and Newsletters pages.

10th March 2008

Additional members' quotations added to Quotes from Members page explaining how being part of Dimensions has helped them.

7th March 2008

News Archive section updated.

6th February 2008

Newsletter No 82 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

25th January 2008

Dimensions page re-written and also updated with courses available during 2008.

18th December 2007

Carers Support Service page updated with details of Factsheets available for Carers.

13th December 2007

DASH and Home pages updated with details of Christmas Playschemes.

12th December 2007

Links page updated with entry for Equality and Human Rights Commission.

29th November 2007

Shopmobility page re-written and updated

28th November 2007

Newsletter No 81 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

22nd November 2007

Home page updated with result for 2007 Darlington Access for All Award. Home page and Shopmobility page updated with details of Equipment Presentation. The Annual Report for 2007, together with Word and PDF versions, has been added to the Annual Reports page.

16th November 2007

Launch of Direct Payments Vacancies page as part of Direct Payments Support Service page.

8th November 2007

Vacancies page and Home page updated with details of a position for an Administrator. ChYPS Newsletter No 2 added to D.A.S.H Project and Newsletters pages.

29th October 2007

Vacancies page and Home page updated with details of a position for an Information and Advice Officer.

19th October 2007

Newsletter Issue 15 added to Direct Payment Support Service page.

1st October 2007

Home and Access Interest Group pages updated with news release for Darlington Access for All Award 2007. Newsletter No 80 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

13th September 2007

Issue 7 of Parents Forum Newssheet added to Parents Forum and Newsletters pages.

14th August 2007

Links page updated with entry for Aidis Trust.

3rd August 2007

Newsletter No 79 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

23rd July 2007

Links page updated with entry for Darlington Dolphin Centre.

11th July 2007

Home page updated with news of Kim and Geraldine's doing the Great North Walk.

5th July 2007

Issue 6 of Parents Forum Newssheet added to Parents Forum and Newsletters pages.

4th July 2007

News Archive section updated. Home page updated with news of Ken Hill's sponsored walk.

15th June 2007

DASH page created to give more detailed information on D.A.S.H. Project. Dimensions email address updated throughout the site. News Archive section updated.

14th June 2007

History page updated with first Annual Report. Extra courses for 2007 added to Dimensions page.

11th June 2007

Vacancies page updated with details of a vacancy within the Shopmobility service for a Shopmobility Assistant.

7th June 2007

DASH and Home pages updated with request for volunteers for the summer playscheme.

6th June 2007

Carers Support Service page updated with details of forthcoming Carers Week.

1st June 2007

Home page updated with news of Ken Hill's sponsored walk.

30th May 2007

Newsletter No 78 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

21st May 2007

DASH and Home pages updated with news of ‘Let's all Play!’ Inclusive Play Training Course.

16th May 2007

Vacancies page updated with details of a position for a Mental Health Carers Support Worker.

11th May 2007

ChYPS Newsletter No 1 added to D.A.S.H Project and Newsletters pages.

9th May 2007

Home and Events pages updated with details of forthcoming Equality and Diversity Conference.

23rd April 2007

Newsletter No 77 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

20th April 2007

Issue 5 of Parents Forum Newssheet added to Parents Forum and Newsletters pages.

18th April 2007

Vacancies page updated with details of Play Leader, Play Worker and Inclusion Support Worker sessional holiday positions within the D.A.S.H. Project. Volunteer Project page updated with details of Volunteer Coffee Morning.

29th March 2007

Home Page updated with entry about Dimensions Art and Design

28th March 2007

News Archive section added to Additional Information index bar, so that old items of news will be stored here for reference when the Home Page of the site is updated.

16th March 2007

Events page updated with details of Direct Payments social evening.

1st March 2007

Home Page updated with entry about mobile phone and printer cartridge recycling scheme.

20th February 2007

Links page updated with entry for Goldstar.

16th February 2007

Extra courses for 2007 plus Advisory Group section added to Dimensions page.

6th February 2007

Issue 4 of Parents Forum Newssheet added to Parents Forum and Newsletters pages.

3rd February 2007

Newsletter No 76 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

23rd January 2007

Volunteer Project page updated with news of ‘Goldstar’ opportunities.

4th January 2007

Closing date amended on Vacancies page. Details of Direct Payments and D.A.S.H. projects office move added to home and projects' pages.

12th December 2006

Links page updated with link to Education Centre. Dimensions page updated.

11th December 2006

Carers Support Service page updated.

7th December 2006

The Annual Report for 2006, together with Word and PDF versions, has been added to the Annual Reports page.

6th December 2006

Vacancies page updated with details of Carers Support Worker, Personal Assistant and Support Workers positions.

Events page updated with details of Parents Forum Social Event.

Volunteer Project page updated with news of move to West Lodge.

5th December 2006

Issue 3 of Parents Forum Newssheet added to Parents Forum and Newsletters pages.

1st December 2006

Home Page updated with result for 2006 Access for All Award.

28th November 2006

Newsletter No 75 added to Carers Support Service and Newsletters pages.

1st November 2006

Details of proposed Epilepsy Action Support Group meeting added to Home Page.

Access Interest Group page revamped.

23rd October 2006

New section Newsletters added to the site under Additional Information index bar. An archive of all newsletters from various projects within DAD can now be accessed in this section.

29th September 2006

Issue 1 of Access Interest Group Newssheet added to Access Interest Group page.

27th September 2006

Newsletter No 74 added to Carers Support Service page.

25th September 2006

Home page updated with details of nomination process for 2006 Access for All Award.

20th September 2006

Events page updated with details of 2006 Mega Monster Bash

14th August 2006

Details of IHT Accessibility Award presentation added to Home Page.

7th August 2006

Newsletter No 73 added to Carers Support Service page.

27th July 2006

Vacancies page updated with details of Personal Assistant position based at Dimensions.

20th July 2006

Parents Forum page updated with news of meeting on provision of children's equipment.

10th July 2006

Issue 2 of Parents Forum Newssheet added to Parents Forum page.

3rd July 2006

Events page updated with details of 2006 Summer Beach Party

22nd June 2006

Vacancies page updated with details of Temporary Shopmobility Assistant position.

16th June 2006

Home Page updated with news of Wheelygood website winning prestigious IHT Accessibility Award.

10th June 2006

Information Services page changed and updated.

8th June 2006

CSCI Toolkit guide added to the Information Guide section.

5th June 2006

Home Page updated with news of completion of new office move.

31st May 2006

Newsletter No 72 added to Carers Support Service page, the diary for Carers Week (12th - 16th June) is included.

9th May 2006

D.A.S.H. and Vacancy pages updated after closing date for applications reached for some vacancies.

19th April 2006

Summer Holiday Job Opportunities added to both Vacancy and D.A.S.H. pages.

8th April 2006

Links Page validated. Invalid links removed or changed.

6th April 2006

Newsletter No 71 added to Carers Support Service page.

3rd April 2006

Parents Forum Newssheet added to Parents Forum page.

14th March 2006

Cando Index section removed from website.

8th March 2006

Home Page updated with news of the official launch of the new website.

7th March 2006

Positions removed from Vacancies Page as closing dates had passed.

24th February 2006

Events Page updated with details of a social evening on Thursday 20th April. Vacancies Page updated to include Shopmobility Worker post.

20th February 2006

Home Page updated with news of Head Office closing time changes due to refurbishment.

17th February 2006

Parents Forum page updated with notes from meeting on 14th February 2006.

15th February 2006

Vacancies page updated with details of various new opportunities within D.A.D.

7th February 2006

News about D.A.D. moving added to the Home Page.

5th February 2006

Parents Forum and Events pages updated with details of next Parents Forum meeting.

1st February 2006

Newsletter No.70 added to Carers Support Service page

24th January 2006

Disability Discrimination Act section updated with summary of 2005 DDA Act

6th January 2006

Contacts page updated

5th January 2006

Parents Forum page added to website. Volunteer opportunities added to Events page. News of Information for All DVD added to Home page.

22nd December 2005

Copy of press release regarding Access Awards added to Home page and Access Interest Group pages.

21st December 2005

All remaining sections of the Information Guide added to the site, the complete Information Guide is now on-line.

19th December 2005

Moved "What's New on the Website" link further up the index bar to allow users to quickly check on site updates more easily.

15th December 2005

News of major funding award posted on the Home page. Major re-write of D.A.S.H. page.

14th December 2005

A Word version of the Annual Report for 2005 added to the Annual Reports page.

13th December 2005

The Annual Report for 2005 (the Financial Report will appear soon) has been added to the Annual Reports page.

12th December 2005

Newsletter No.69 added to Carers Support Service page and email links in Carers Support Service page amended.

7th December 2005

Disability Debate feature added to Home Page. A history feature about D.A.D. added to the site, more details will be added to this section in due course.

6th December 2005

New version of the website posted on the Internet. Privacy Policy added to the Disclaimer page. Chance to meet staff for mince pies and hot drinks for Christmas added to Events page. Carers Support Service Newsletter Issue No 68 added to Carers Support page.