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...
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...
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...
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...
Daisy Arts runs Covid-safe adult craft sessions on Friday mornings. Photo Credit: Daisy Arts

North East communities tackle Covid through high spirits

From Friday, September 18, stricter lockdown measures were introduced for parts of North East England which included Northumberland, North Tyneside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, South...
Original sleeper stones from the Stockton & Darlington Railway at Shildon

Sleepers keep heritage story on track

Members of the Brusselton Incline Group have collaborated with local businesses and Durham County Council to introduce a new rail heritage installation...
Sunnydale School

County Council pledge public consultation on Sunnydale

In a letter to the Crier this week (see below for full content), Durham County Council’s Cabinet member for children and young...
Sunnydale School has been the victim of "managed decline" argues Kelly Ambrosini and its possible closure must be resisted.

Managed decline: the slow death of Sunnydale must be resisted

It is over seven months since Durham County Council announced there would be an inspection of the Sunnydale campus of Greenfield Community...
Kevin Shaw and Michael Hall with the books returned books after years.

Books returned, 50 years later!

A recent letter to the Crier (issue 966) has led to the return of some railway books to their rightful owner a...
The eye-catching milk bath image by Lauren Fletcher that was selected as one of the finalists in the 2020 AOP Student Awards.

Shildon Photography student’s image features in prestigious Awards Book

Lauren Fletcher, from Shildon, who is studying Photography at The Northern School of Art, has achieved one of the highest accolades available...
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The Great North Air Ambulance at the scene of the crash

Spennymoor man charged following A1(M) collision

A Spennymoor man has been charged following a collision on the A1(M) on Friday (January 21) morning. Hugh Raymond...
The new football museum and shop at No.44 Market Place

The Bishops are back in town