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Local charity project shines on national TV

Staff from Age UK County Durham’s Come Eat Together project recently hit the red carpet and accepted their National Lottery Award at a star-studded awards ceremony, which was broadcast on BBC One on …

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Local charity project shines on national TV

Latest News

Workshop to restore Churchill funeral carriage
September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments
A carriage, which formed part of a train that carried Sir Winston Churchill from his state funeral to his final resting place in Oxfordshire has arrived at Locomotion, where it will be cosmetically ...
Oxjam music festival comes to Shildon
September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments
Four of the North East’s top young bands are coming together for a special charity concert in aid of Oxfam. The concert is part of the Oxjam Music Festival, which is coming to Shildon for the first ...
Doing the Locomotion Way
September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments
Cyclists, pedestrians, families with pushchairs and children lined-up at the weekend to celebrate the official opening of the Locomotion Way; the new public path linking the past and the future ...
Launch of e-books service
September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments
Bookworms in Shildon can now borrow a book from their local library service no matter where they are in the world. Durham County Council’s library service now offers an extensive choice of ...
Loyalty card scheme competition
September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments
‘Shildon Businesses’, now recognised as ‘Shildon Chamber of Trade’ is looking at a number of ways to work with the community and increase footfall in the town. The businesses taking part have been ...

Latest Sport

Co-op support local youth team with new strips
September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments
The Co-operative Funeralcare, Darlington Division, has provided new strips for Newton Aycliffe Junior Football Club's under-14s, who train at Sunnydale Leisure Centre in Shildon. This is a new team for Newton ...
A poor performance
September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments
Shildon AFC drop to 8th in the league after a below par performance away at West Auckland on Saturday 20th September, going down 3 – 2. Shildon fell behind on just 8 minutes when Darren Richardson brought ...
Awards for cricketers
September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments
Shildon Railway Cricket Club held its annual Presentation Night at the B.R. Social Club last week, and celebrated the end of season in style. The clubhouse was full to see Shildon Mayor, Councillor ...
Impressive start for Under 14s
September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments
Shildon Juniors Under 14s football team continued their impressive start to the season and followed up their opening 8-2 league win with a 6-0 home victory in the League Cup against Richmond Blues. ...
5-a-side
September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments
A new indoor 5-a-side league will be starting at Sunnydale Leisure Centre on Thursday 23rd October. The first game will kick-off at 6.30pm and the cost is £10 registration per team and £15 per week. The ...