Cricketers’ spring clean

Shildon Railway Cricket Club’s new season is fast approaching, and in preparation the club has identified the next three Saturdays as ‘Spring Clean Days’. “There are lots of things to be done before...

Durham Tigers take on Whitley Bay

On Saturday 30th March, the Durham Tigers open age team had their first match of the season with a friendly against Whitley Bay Barbarians. The match started with both teams...

Pupils meet knight in shining armour

James Taylor from Thornhill Primary has won a competition to design his perfect walk to school. James wanted to walk to school with a knight in shining armour, and the Local Motion team...

Town pays tribute to Vernon Chapman

Saint John’s Church was packed on Wednesday 27th March, as people from all walks of life came to pay tribute to Vernon Chapman. His key involvements in projects such as...

Reward for help

In April 2012, a lady donated a projector to a charity shop in Shildon. Unfortunately, she had also left a reel of film in the projector. The lady is desperate for the reel’s safe return, as it contains...

PACT meeting raises interesting debate

During last week’s Byerley Ward PACT meeting there were a number of interesting and topical issues discussed. One gentleman mentioned how he had recently been in his house...

Spring into action and recycle

Now that spring is here, it’s a great time for a clear out and if you’re wondering what to do with your unwanted furniture, the County Durham Furniture Forum can help...

Marie retires after 41 years loyal service

After spending over 41 years working for the same company, Marie Green took the difficult decision to retire from chemist Hancock & Ainsley, in Main Street, on 28th March. Marie, 67, from Rosedale Crescent, started working for the chemist in...
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