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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Stephanie Burrows is serving a Customer Services apprenticeship at M&M Pharmacies

Apprenticeships prescribed by local pharmacy

A Bishop Auckland family business which has employed more than 20 apprentices over the past decade is backing a national campaign this week promoting...

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