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Youngsters gather to give Shildon a Big Spring Clean

Shildon’s annual ‘Big Spring Clean’ & Easter Fun event took place at Jubilee Fields Community Centre on Wednesday 12th April. A Town Council spokesperson said: “This event was made possible by the support provided by all the organisations involved…

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May 1, 2017 - 0 Comments
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Latest lottery results
May 1, 2017 - 0 Comments
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April 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
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