Rory Boyce

Family pay tribute to ‘much-loved’ father

Tributes have been paid to a much-loved father who tragically died on Tuesday. Rory Boyce was at his home...
HWRC Opening Hours

Longer opening hours for county’s recycling centres

Recycling centres across County Durham will be open for longer from today as part of a move to summer opening hours.
Cllr Luan Deakin

Former mayor joins new Shildon & Dene Valley Independent Party

Shildon’s newest political party has gained its first sitting Town Councillor after former town mayor, Cllr Luan Deakin updated her register of...
DCC Free Parking

Durham County Council set to approve free parking after 2pm

Durham County Council is proposing to introduce free town centre parking after 2pm as part of a package of measures to support...
Locomotion No.1

Locomotion No1 set for Shildon homecoming after parties reach agreement

The Science Museum Group (SMG) and Darlington Borough Council (DBC) have reached an agreement that will see the historic engine Locomotion No.1...
Photo by Peter Glaser on Unsplash

Northern League to canvas clubs on cup competition

Clubs in the Ebac Northern League are being asked if they wish to take part in a cup competition after Easter.
Sunnydale School

Town Council launches survey and declares support for new build Sunnydale School

The campaign to retain secondary education in Shildon received a significant and welcome boost today (18 Feb) as Shildon Town Council declared...
Richard Allsopp rogue trader

Shildon rogue trader convicted for a second time

Shildon-based rogue trader, Richard Andreas Allsopp, has been handed a suspended prison sentence after his latest conviction for failing to carry out...
YHA free kids Activity Pack

YHA offers half-term help with free kids’ Activity Pack

If you are wondering what to do with the kids this half term, the youth hostelling charity YHA (England & Wales) has...
Transport for the North board member, Cllr Carl Marshall.

Concern as vital transport funding slashed by government

The Government’s decision to slash northern transport funding by more than half will deprive the region of vital investment at a critical...
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Artwork from the Bish Vegas Legal Graff exhibition at No.42 Market Place

New exhibition showcases graffiti art

Bish Vegas Legal Graff, painters of the Stan Laurel mural on Railway Street, have opened a pop-up exhibition at No. 42, in...
The new football museum and shop at No.44 Market Place

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