Bridge Creative - Keeping Connected

Keeping People Connected is a free service offering regular, ongoing support to adults with learning disabilities and/or autism across County Durham, via phone, email, text, post and social media.

The service operates Monday - Saturday, 10am - 4.30pm.

People can self-refer by calling 01388 449410 to speak with a member of their team if they are worried, concerned, need support or just want to chat.  Or if you prefer you can email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Keeping Connected Flyer 2021

Have you had your flu jab?

It’s never been more important to have a flu vaccine!

Those most at risk from flu are also the most vulnerable to COVID-19 - why take the risk?

If you’re in a high risk group make sure you get vaccinated

#DoYourBit #ProtectYourself #ProtectYourFamily #ProtectYourCommunity

Flu general social media

Durham Christian Partnership - Consett Foodbank (Distribution Point) Opening Times 2020-21

The Foodbank Christmas opening times in Consett are as follows:

  • Wednesday 23 December – 10am-12pm
  • Thursday 24 December – 10am-12pm.  Closed after that and will reopen on 5th January. While foodbank is closed, in case of emergencies, contact foodbank volunteers on 07734168366.


Durham Christian Partnership

  • Foodstore: Closes on 24 December at 2pm and opens again on 4 January 2021
  • Main Office: Closes on 24 December at 2pm and opens again on the 4 January 2021.

Adult Learning & Skills Service Spring 2021 Courses

Learn something new or improve your skills with Durham County Council’s Adult Learning and Skills Service.  Their Learning Guide for Spring 2021 is now available.

Classroom learning (in line with current government Covid-19 advice) and distance learning are available. 

Please visit or call today on 03000 266115.

Rottenchops' Revenge!

The Gala Theatre is presenting an online Christmas performance 'Rottenchops’ Revenge' and will be available online from 14 December at 4.00pm.

Villain, Rupert Von Rottenchops wreaks havoc in Durham in a tale of kidnap, blackmail and all-round treachery.  Without any pantomimes to perform in this year, a series of characters from pantos past, team up to take him on. Will good triumph over evil…?

To find out more, visit