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Helen Goodman re-elected as constituency MP

Shildon’s Labour MP, Helen Goodman, held on to her seat after a dramatic General Election result last Thursday night. Opinion polls leading up to the election suggested the country was heading for a second…

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Volunteering opportunities at Locomotion
May 18, 2015 - 0 Comments
Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon is inviting anyone with an interest in volunteering to go along to a new Volunteer Taster Day on Saturday 23rd May. The aim of the free...
Councillor steps down due to ill health
May 18, 2015 - 0 Comments
Long standing community councillor, Gareth Howe, has stepped down from office as a result of ill health. Mr Howe, who was involved in a car crash near Binchester last August, has served on...
“Well done Sophie”
May 18, 2015 - 0 Comments
Local Shildon girl, Sophie Foster has been praised this week by her family after enduring over two years of cancer treatment. Sophie’s mother, Paula, contacted the Crier and said: “We would like to...
A knight to remember
May 18, 2015 - 0 Comments
Pupils from Timothy Hackworth Primary School in Shildon were valiantly guarded by their very own knight in shining armour on a special walk to school recently. Neive Hinder, 9, won a MEGA Motion...
Council elects Shildon’s youngest Mayor
May 18, 2015 - 0 Comments
At a meeting of Shildon Town Council on Monday 11th May, Cllr Matthew Burdess was elected as the town’s new Mayor - the youngest person to have ever held the position. Matthew has lived in...

Latest Sport

Gary Forrest to stay at Shildon
May 18, 2015 - 0 Comments
Shildon Football Club has confirmed that its double-winning management team of Gary Forrest, Stuart Niven and Phill Brumwell will remain in post for the foreseeable future. After much post-season...
Cricket season hots up
May 18, 2015 - 0 Comments
Shildon Railway Cricket Club is enjoying a busy time of it, as the North Yorkshire and South Durham season gets into full swing and both senior teams are more than holding their own in their new league...
Shildon secure cup double in season finalé
May 18, 2015 - 0 Comments
Shildon collected their second trophy of the season on Tuesday night, 5th May, after two Billy Greulich-Smith goals won the Railwaymen the Northern League Cup to add to the Durham Challenge Cup won last month...
Latest Athletics Club news
May 18, 2015 - 0 Comments
On 26th April athletes from Shildon attended the NEYDL meeting in Darlington under team manager Michael Hutchinson. In the under 13s 100m Kayleigh Readman finished in a time of 15.7 seconds...
Homing Society
May 18, 2015 - 0 Comments
The latest Old Shildon Homing Society race took place on Sunday 10th May, with the birds travelling back from Eastbourne, a distance of 281 miles. The birds were liberated at 10.50am and...