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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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Council to introduce dog control measures
April 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
Shildon Town Council is set to enforce a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for dog control after councillors agreed to recommendations of the Town Clerk in a report which went before the town...
Outdoor service on Easter morning
April 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
Easter started with a blaze at Saint John’s Church on Sunday morning. A small crowd gathered at 7.30am as Davina Tomlinson lit the fire and the sound of party poppers echoed around the...
Paranormal investigators visit One Stop Shop
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A group of paranormal investigators have recently been exploring the ghostly goings-on at The One Stop Shop in Eldon Lane. Spectre Detectors, led by Elaine Kelly, aim to capture evidence on camera...
Free adult learning courses
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From Shildon to Australia and back
April 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
Recent contact with the Auckland Railways Group has led to the return to the region of documentation relating to Charles Pilbin, who was employed as a fitter at Shildon Works for a large part of his...

Latest Sport

Dean Street enjoys nine-goal thriller
April 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
Shildon AFC played their penultimate home game of the season against Consett on Saturday 15th April and in an entertaining and high scoring match, they ran out worthy...
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April 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
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Racing pigeons back in the air
April 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
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From couch to 5k fitness programme
April 24, 2017 - 0 Comments
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April 7, 2017 - 0 Comments
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