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Election hustings take place at St John’s

Shildon residents were able to attend a General Election hustings on Monday evening, 13th April, after Rev David Tomlinson arranged for the Bishop…

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Latest News

CATS get greased up!
April 20, 2015 - 0 Comments
The CATS Youth Theatre Group say, ‘You're the one that they want’, to go along to the Civic Hall for their latest show. Productions of Grease the musical take place on Thursday 23rd, Friday...
Railway & Landscape art
April 20, 2015 - 0 Comments
Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon, is now half way through its new exhibition “Railway and landscape art” by local painter Stephen Bainbridge. The exhibition can be...
Legal high warning after death
April 20, 2015 - 0 Comments
A Shildon man’s death was drug related, ruled a coroner this week after 40-year-old Damian Perry was found dead in his bedroom by police in December last year. Mr Perry’s absence...
Mayor’s quiz night
April 20, 2015 - 0 Comments
The Mayor of Shildon, Cllr Henry Nicholson, is to host a Charity Quiz on Friday 8th May. The event will take place at Shildon Civic Hall from 7pm. Tickets for the evening are £5 each and include...
Driver pleads not guilty
April 20, 2015 - 0 Comments
Kyle David Garforth, of Auckland Terrace, Shildon, was before the District Judge at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court recently to face two charges of causing serious injury by dangerous driving...

Latest Sport

Supporters Club grants money to local groups
April 20, 2015 - 0 Comments
Shildon Supporters Club has granted funds to seven local groups in the latest round of funding from its weekly lottery. The club invited the groups, in partnership with the football club...
Shildon snatch win to remain in title hunt
April 20, 2015 - 0 Comments
Shildon AFC are up to third in the league, with five games still to play, after they ground out a 1-0 home win in blustery conditions against Whitley Bay on Saturday 11th August. Shildon’s injury problems...
Cricket season begins
April 20, 2015 - 0 Comments
Shildon Railway Cricket Club’s new life in the North Yorks South Durham Premiere League got off to a cracking start last Sunday, despite the weather. The second team travelled to Stokesley where...
New bowlers wanted
April 20, 2015 - 0 Comments
The new outdoor bowling season is about to start, and the Town Club is looking for new members. Shildon Town Bowling Club is holding an Open Day on Saturday 25th April between 11am and...
Under 8s comeback
April 20, 2015 - 0 Comments
Shildon under 8s welcomed Golden Flatts to the Scouts Field last weekend on a blustery morning. The game got underway with Golden Flatts scoring an early goal. Shildon made a slow start and...