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Volunteer committee recognised for longstanding service

Outgoing committee members recognised for longstanding service

Four volunteer committee members who have given up their free time to help improve life for people in County Durham have been recognised by...
Offside controversy denies Shildon victory

Offside controversy denies Shildon cup final berth

Shildon were denied a third Durham Challenge Cup final in five seasons after a controversial offside decision at Belle View on Tuesday night. In a...
Stephanie Burrows is serving a Customer Services apprenticeship at M&M Pharmacies

Apprenticeships prescribed by local pharmacy

A Bishop Auckland family business which has employed more than 20 apprentices over the past decade is backing a national campaign this week promoting...
A Durham County Council snowplough tackles the Beast From The East

Update on council services in County Durham

With the so-called Beast from the East bringing freezing temperatures to the region and with further heavy snow and blizzards forecast for this evening...
Shildon AFC's Adam Burnicle (9) scores against Penrith

Shildon prove too strong for ten man Penrith

SHILDON AFC returned to form with a convincing weekend Northern League win against Penrith at Dean Street. Victory was sealed before the match reached...
Marske United's Robert Dean saves Matty Roberts' penalty. Photo: Martyn Tweddle.

Shildon pay the penalty at Marske

In a fixture played at Billingham Town’s Bedford Terrace due to the unplayable condition of Marske United’s home ground, Shildon came within a penalty...
Foster sister Naomi and supporters of Stephen's campaign

Campaigners take Stephen’s petition to Home Office

On Thursday (1 February), trafficked child ‘Stephen’, along with his foster sister Naomi Tomlinson and campaigners, including Bishop Auckland constituency MP, Helen Goodman met...
Stephen is set to be deported to Vietnam, where he was trafficked into slavery as a child orphan.

Petition to keep ‘Stephen’ in UK surpasses 100,000 signatures

As the deadline looms for the Home Office decision on the fate of Rev. David Tomlinson and family’s 19-year-old foster son and brother, the...
Locomotion welcomes two and a half millionth visitor

Locomotion welcomes 2.5 millionth visitor

Locomotion in Shildon has started the New Year on the right track after officially welcoming the museum’s 2.5 millionth (2,500,000) visitor. Sean Richards from Sedgefield, visited...
Shildon - Not Forgotten front cover

Shildon – Not Forgotten: New book

Shildon - Not Forgotten is the latest installment from Shildon author, Mia Thomas provides a detailed account of Shildon’s birth and progression, from its...
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