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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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