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Eight community groups benefit from fans fund

Eight local community groups, including the Shildon Town Crier, collected cheques for £100 each from Shildon AFC Supporters’ Club at a recent pre-season friendly match at Dean Street. The Supporters’ Club founded a weekly lottery in 2013 to raise …

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Eight community groups benefit from fans fund

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Learn key gymnastic skills
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