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Youngsters enjoy Easter break activities

Shildon Alive, A Saint John’s Church Community Project, teamed up with Shildon Health Express staff to offer free family gardening and cooking sessions over the Easter break. Twenty-five…

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Annual youth variety show

The town’s annual Youth Variety Show is set to take place on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th June, from 7.30pm at the Civic Hall. A spokesperson for the event told the Crier, “We are once again…

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A tunnel comes to Shildon town

April 19th witnessed the 175th anniversary of the operational opening of the Shildon Tunnel; with lines running from New Shildon to Crook via Bishop Auckland, and to the Dene Valley to…

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“Life doesn’t end when dementia begins”

The Wellbeing for Life Health Trainer service in Shildon has been taking part in a monthly social gathering for people living with dementia, and for their carers. Shildon Alive run the sessions from…

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Pooch helps Shildon couple tie knot

Saint John’s bell ringers were ringing the changes on Saturday 22nd April when Shildon’s Lauren Harwood married fiancé Brian Smith, also from Shildon. The bride looked stunning with a…

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Council to introduce dog control measures

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…

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Outdoor service on Easter morning

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…

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Paranormal investigators visit One Stop Shop

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…

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Free adult learning courses

Three free courses will be taking place at Shildon Foundations on Church Street on Tuesday 25th April. Do you need to update your English skills or gain a qualification? A free 12 week…

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From Shildon to Australia and back

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…

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