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.
Prince Bishops Primary School pupils and their families responded with overwhelming kindness and generosity to a call for donations to Shildon Alive! Foodbank.

Prince Bishops pupils donate to local children

The pupils at Prince Bishops Primary School in Coundon Grange were busy thinking of others last week.

Jack saves dad’s life a day after being taught first aid

Nine-year-old, Jack Lowis has been hailed a first aid hero after saving his father from choking the day after learning first aid at his primary school, Prince Bishops Community Primary School in Coundon Grange.
Shildon Running Club members took part in the nationwide ‘My Poppy Run’ 5k run in aid of the Royal British Legion.

Shildon Running Club take part in Remembrance Parade

Shildon Running & Athletics Club were honoured to once again be part of the Shildon Remembrance Parade on Sunday, laying a wreath at the Cenotaph.
Cllr Peter Quinn, fundraising for the Poppy Appeal with Emily Snowball and Rebecaa Scott from Costa Coffee

Legion overwhelmed by public support

Councillor Peter Quinn and members of the Shildon Branch of the Royal British Legion would like to thank the Manager and staff of Costa Cafe in Church Street for allowing them to set up a table over the last two weeks.
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Turn a shoebox into a Merry Christmas

The Sanctuary counselling service in Shildon is asking people to turn an ordinary little shoebox into a Merry little Christmas, for needy children in our neighbourhood.
Visitors to the exhibition can experience the 250-mile return journey to earth from the International Space Station through VR, narrated by Tim Peake himself. Image: © National Science and Media Museum, Jody Hartley

Tim Peake spacecraft to land in Shildon next week

Next week, the space-craft which transported Tim Peake - the UK’s first European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut - to and from the International Space Station (ISS) will be landing in Locomotion at Shildon on Wednesday 22nd November.
Billy Greulich-Smith equalises for Shildon from the penalty spot but the celebrations were short lived as Marske went on the grab the winner and knock Shildon out of the FA Vase.

Shildon’s FA Vase hopes sunk by Seasiders

Shildon travelled to Northern League rivals, Marske United for the tie of the round in the FA Vase, and one that both would have preferred to experience a good deal deeper in the tournament, if not on the Wembley turf in its final match.

Over 40s hit for six in cup collapse

Five weeks after the last meeting between Shildon and Forrest Hall, both sides have remained unbeaten since the Shildon victory.
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Library to close for refurbishment

Shildon Library is to close temporarily to enable essential maintenance work to be carried out.

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