is a borough and unitary authority within the ceremonial county of County Durham
. The borough includes the town of Darlington and the surrounding area. The Stockton
and Darlington Railway was opened in 1825, and the town has had a long association with railways.
Sir Edmund Backhouse was born in Darlington in 1873.
The Darlington CHE group (also called the Teesside CHE Group) was founded in 1970.
Gay Advice Darlington/Durham (GADD) was a volunteer service, run and staffed by trained volunteers and professional staff.
Darlington Gay Pride takes place in August, and started in 2007.
- ↑ http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/9848080.Hopes_of_record_crowds_for_Darlington_gay_pride_event/