Map detail of New Shildon in 1857

Call for Shildon to receive railway heritage funding

Writing in this week’s Shildon & District Town Crier, local author and historian, Gerald Slack is leading calls for investment in Shildon’s railway heritage...
Greenfield Community College launches auditions for its school production.

Greenfield rocks as auditions begin for school production

Students at Greenfield Community College have been queuing up to get involved in this year’s school production. Competition for every part in the new production...
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Railwaymen slump to fourth consecutive defeat

After maintaining the longest perfect record in the league, for matches won away from home, Shildon AFC have slumped to four consecutive away defeats in November which have seen them exit the FA Vase and League Cup and lose ground in the league title race.
Shildon Deputy Town Mayor, Luan Deakin, is joined at the Soyuz capsule by Shildon and Dene Valley County Councillor, Brian Stephens and County Cllr Ossie Johnson, portfolio holder for Tourism, Culture, Leisure and Rural Issues. Photo: Tom Clegg.

Soyuz has landed in Shildon

After an eagerly anticipated wait, the Russian space capsule that returned British astronaut, Tim Peake and his two cosmonaut colleagues to earth from the International Space Station has arrived at Locomotion: The National Railway Museum in Shildon.
Sunderland AFC FOL Shildon hosted Chelsea in the NYFL League Cup and sent the youth side of the Premier League champions crashing out of the competition.

Shildon FOL sink Chelsea

Sunderland AFC FOL Shildon took on the might of Chelsea FC Foundation MW Reserves in the NYFL (National Football Youth League) League Cup 2017/18 at Dean Street on Wednesday 15th November and put the youth side of the Premier League champions to the sword, recording an emphatic 5-1 win to march into the next round of the national cup competition.
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Spectrum add to medals tally

Spectrum Roller Skating Club travelled to Great Yarmouth this weekend to take part in Retroskate artistic roller skating competition, representing the North East at the national event. “We are very...
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Dance the night away

Dancers from Shildon are being invited to take to the floor for a Christmas Party Supper and Dance, when popular local organist Graeme Scarlett holds his annual Christmas Dance on the last weekend before Christmas.
Reverend Canon David Tomlinson ‘opens the fridge’ at Shildon Alive!

Shildon Alive! launch a ‘Fridge For All’

Shildon Alive! (a Saint John’s Church community project) launched their first community fridge this week, in partnership with Strategic Waste Management, Durham County Council.
Greenfield take ‘Extraordinary’ steps to success

Greenfield take ‘Extraordinary’ steps to success

Greenfield Community College is investing in an inspirational programme of events that will encourage students to reach their full potential and be fully active in their own learning.
The bridesmaids, flower girls and happy couple gather after the service.

Andrew and Vicki tie knot in sea of blue

With clear skies and bright sunshine, Saturday November 18th turned out to be a perfect day for a wedding.
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