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Town Clerk to retire

The Town Clerk of Shildon, Mick Waterson, will be retiring from his post on 1st February and will be replaced by the current Deputy Town Clerk, Mrs Tracey Bellas from that date. He will however continue to work for the Town Council one day per week on a three year fixed term contract as…

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Town Clerk to retire

Latest News

Calls for responsible dog ownership
January 26, 2015 - 0 Comments
Dog owners in Shildon are being reminded to pick up after their pets. The reminder comes after a number of complaints from people in the town about dog fouling, which were highlighted at a recent...
Youth variety show
January 26, 2015 - 0 Comments
On Friday 6th and Saturday 7th February, at 7.30pm, Shildon Civic Hall will host the first Youth Variety Show in Shildon. They will be evenings full of live entertainment from young people aged...
Industrial loco will support local heritage skills
January 26, 2015 - 0 Comments
Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon, will welcome a guest locomotive this month with the arrival of “Conway,” an industrial locomotive that will enter the museum’s...
One Stop Shop new phone number
January 26, 2015 - 0 Comments
Dene Valley One Stop Shop has changed its telephone number to 01388 417740. There is an answer phone available outside office hours. This is also the telephone number for...
Old Shildon Club gets a fantastic face-lift
January 26, 2015 - 0 Comments
The front of Old Shildon WMC has been given a makeover, thanks to a Community Development Grant from Durham County Council. The facade of the club has been transformed, with a display of...

Latest Sport

Supporters Club meeting
January 26, 2015 - 0 Comments
The next meeting of Shildon Supporters’ Club will be taking place on Sunday 25th January, at 11.30am, in the clubhouse on Dean Street. Everyone is welcome to attend...
Parklife winter programme
January 26, 2015 - 0 Comments
The popular Parklife programme with sport sessions for all the family is back after a winter break. Parklife takes place at several indoor venues across Bishop Auckland, Crook and Shildon with...
Games night
January 26, 2015 - 0 Comments
Shildon Methodist Church is hosting a Games Night on Friday 30th January from 7pm. There will be darts, dominoes, table tennis, pool and board games. Entrance is just £1 and refreshments will...
Busy weekend for Shildon Running Club
January 26, 2015 - 0 Comments
The last couple of weeks has been a busy time for the town’s runners both on the road and in the cross country. In the NYSD XC fixtures at Summerhill (Hartlepool) on Sunday 11th January...
Shildon bow out of the Vase
December 22, 2014 - 0 Comments
Shildon AFC’s chance of major silverware in the F.A. Vase came to an end on Wednesday 17th December when they were well beaten 3 – 2 in the 3rd Round by Shaw Lane Aquaforce at Barnsley’s Oakwell ...