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Shildon Armed Forces Day was a success

A celebration of Armed Forces Day at Hackworth Park was declared a success after hundreds of residents took advantage of the warm sunshine to spend the afternoon strolling through the park and meeting, among others, two Chelsea Pensioners, one of whom – Skippy – was born in Shildon. The day also saw the Shildon Branch of the Royal British…

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