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...
Shildon Community Bus celebrate new Mercedes Sprinter

Shildon Community Bus celebrate new Mercedes Sprinter

On Wednesday 4th July 2018, Trustees and volunteers from Shildon Community Bus celebrated the acquisition of a brand new Mercedes Sprinter accessible minibus.The purchase...
Shildon composers to be celebrated

Shildon composers to be celebrated

The recently formed Friends of The Wizard and The Typhoon are having their first concert to explore some of the locally forgotten music of...
Volunteer, Lucy Mann, raising funds for once in a lifetime trip

Volunteer, Lucy raising funds for once in a lifetime trip

Volunteer Lucy Mann from Barnard Castle has been given the opportunity to join Cricket Without Boundaries and travel to Kenya in September to coach...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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