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A Diamond Couple

The mayor of Shildon, councillor Henry Nicholson, was asked to present a lovely bouquet of flowers on behalf of the council to another diamond couple. Two weeks ago it was Roy and Edna Pybus, this time it was Joe and Irene Hankey who celebrated …

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A Diamond Couple

Latest News

SPOKE, out against bike theft
August 22, 2014 - 0 Comments
Operation SPOKE, a Durham Constabulary led operation which aims to reduce cycle crime by marking and registering bikes, was in action at Sunnydale Leisure Centre on Wednesday ...
Join Locomotion’s pirates
August 22, 2014 - 0 Comments
Victorian railway travellers would have traditionally taken excursions to the seaside, and Locomotion will host its first ever seaside-themed pirate event, Pirate ‘Train’ing, on Sunday 24th and ...
Shildon Young People’s Awards
August 22, 2014 - 0 Comments
The Shildon Young People’s Awards 2013/14 will be presented on 12th November 2014 at Shildon Civic Hall to reward the efforts of young people in Shildon. From sport to the arts, from the unknown to the ...
Shildon memories
August 22, 2014 - 0 Comments
Shildon Memories cabinet at Locomotion is housing a WWI and Shildon Works display, which was researched by Vicky Biggs and David Wallace. Included in the display is the Works’ record book ...
Barriers breached in lunch time crash
August 22, 2014 - 0 Comments
An elderly Shildon woman crashed her car through safety barriers near Shildon Civic Hall on Sunday 17th August at around 12.45pm. The woman had reportedly just had her lunch at the Civic Hall.

Latest Sport

Striding to success
August 22, 2014 - 1 Comments
Following in the footsteps of Kate Avery, Shildon Running Club has another young runner making a big impression at the club. Chloe Fairclough who lives in Mayfield Walk, St. Helens, celebrated her 11th ...
Railwaymen steam past Crook
August 22, 2014 - 0 Comments
Shildon progressed to the Preliminary round of the FA Cup by thrashing Crook Town 7-0 at Dean Street. The Railwaymen have started the season in great form, recording 3 wins, keeping to clean sheets and ...
Boys in pink see red … then set new record
August 22, 2014 - 0 Comments
It was certainly a strange weekend of cricket for Shildon Railway C.C. The weekend began on a cool, overcast evening, on Friday, at the Sportsfield. The Durham Cricket League’s F15 game against ...
Youth Cricket
August 22, 2014 - 0 Comments
The Under 13s did themselves proud when, on Tuesday 19th August, they made the long trip to Horden, in the semi-final of the Durham Cricket League Divisional play offs and came away with a ...
Shildon Running and Athletic Club results
August 22, 2014 - 0 Comments
At Hackworth parkrun number 75 on August 16th three Shildon members were amongst the 29 runners who took on the tough three lap course and faced Hackworth Park hill. David Beadle was the first ...