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Darlington (Dearthington in Anglo Saxon times) is a large Market Town sitting atop North Yorkshire. It has a rich and proud history in the railway industry which was delivered by the vision of Quakers in Georgian and Victorian times; it was their money and philanthropy that delivered the first steam railway, the Stockton to Darlington railway, in 1825.

The Indoor Market opened on the 2nd May 1864 and the Outdoor Market can trace its’ history back to medieval times, in the twelfth century Darlington was named one of the Bishop’s Boroughs- giving it the right to hold markets. For over 400 years the open market has been trading on Saturdays and Mondays, a tradition which still holds true today.

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RT @daniel_collings: Happy Darlington Pride #Pride2022 @kittyscottclaus @smashbyofficial @lovedarlouk https://t.co/mWA9tk84yC
08 August 2022 @10:36
🌈 Darlington Gay Pride kicks off today (Monday 8th August) with events at Darlington town centre bars including a variety of live performances, special guests, cabaret and parties 🎤 The celebrations begin at 5pm on the Pride Community Stage at Blackwellgate #LoveDarlo https://t.co/gwrypuGidM
08 August 2022 @09:00
If you’re out and about today for the 10k, here’s a summer trail for the little ones. There are SIX prizes and each prize gets ONE family swim, ONE family bowling, ONE family cinema voucher for £25 and a squish a boo toy. Find the clues and collect stickers/stamps on journey. https://t.co/RYQ0LxcsRt }
07 August 2022 @07:57
RT @QuakersRC: Good luck to everyone running the @lovedarlouk Darlington 10k on Sunday. Run well, run safe and enjoy yourselves. #darl…
07 August 2022 @07:26