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County Durham Sports Logo

County Durham Sport is one of 43 County Sport Partnerships nationally, funded by Sport England and other local partners. We are an independent team working closely with national, regional and local organisations to ensure that sport and physical activity are developed in a coordinated and effective way across the county.
Our Vision - Everyone able to improve the quality of their life through involvement in sport and physical activity.
Our Mission - To inspire, build and connect stronger pathways for sport and physical activity in County Durham by being a proactive, respected, inclusive and quality assured partner.

Investing in Children Logo

Investing in Children is a children's human rights organisation that supports children and young people to have a voice in the services that are delivered to meet their needs. We support young people of all ages and living in all circumstances to help to shape local services in their communities.

For more information contact 0191 374 6113 or take a look at our website:

Lucille Toumi is a freelance Illustrator, Textile Artist and an Author who produces beautiful, highly tactile and joyfully vibrant illustrations using mixed media, fabric, stitch and drawing. Lucille produces her illustrations for national and international editorial, publishing and design clients. In addition, Lucille takes private commissions to produce specially designed and completely unique art pieces for homes, organisations and companies.

So why not commission Lucille to create a unique artwork to celebrate a special occasion such as an anniversary or to create a truly personal wedding or birthday gift that can be enjoyed for years to come!

You will find Lucille at work in her bright, cheery studio at the entrance of the Craft Building at Finchale Commercial Hub.

Please pop in or get in touch for further information on 0191 386 2634 ext 264 (Studio) and e-mail:


We provide excellent care to children from birth to 19 years of age. We have proven expertise in working with children who are on the Autism Spectrum; who have Sensory Processing Difficulties; who have Attachment Difficulties; or who have functional, behavioural or social difficulties. Our primary focus is to give your child the services that promote their development. We care about every child's well-being, which is why we take the time to get to know each child, and their carers, very well.

Stephanie Snowball is a state registered OT who has 20 years of experience in the NHS, 10 of which were at the highest clinical grade. Her proven expertise is with children on the autism spectrum, and particularly, those with complex sensory and behavioural difficulties.  She has been an EarlyBird+ (National Autistic Society) and Cygnet Parent Programme (Barnardos) trainer and member of several multi-agency diagnostic teams. More recently she has been able to develop her skills in working with children with attachment difficulties by using her ability to form therapeutic relationships, use sensory integration techniques and child centred therapeutic play.  She has worked extensively with CAMHS/CYPS professionals and has been providing training for parents/carers and professionals for around 15 years.

Stephanie Snowball is the Clinical Director of RedMat Occupational Therapy.

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