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Sedgefield News

JAILED: Stuart Brown, given 30-month sentence for late night assault on caller at his family home in Fishburn.

Man jailed for attack on late night caller at his home

CRASH SCENE: The cars in the accident. Picture via Twitter: @DurhamRPU

Minor injuries in two-car Sedgefield crash

RACES: Sedgefield Races Ladies Evening in aid of Great North Air Ambulance and Roflow  Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Sedgefield racecourse dresses up for summer

SKYDIVER: Student Hollie French, 19, of Sedgefield, who is to jump 15,000ft from a plane to raise funds for research into Parkinson’s disease

Sedgefield student skydives to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson's disease

STYLISH: Parisa Marsden, of Spennymoor, a previous winner of Best Dressed Lady at Sedgefield Racecourse

Sedgefield all set for evening of high fashion and horse racing

SUSTAIN: Views are being sought on how to secure the future of St Edmund's Church in Sedgefield

Help shape the future of Sedgefield church

Embrace perform at Hardwick Live Picture: Chris Booth

Thousands of music fans head to Hardwick Live

ACCIDENT: Three cars collided on the A177 near Sedgefield Picture: DURHAM RPU

Elderly man airlifted to hospital after three car collision near Sedgefield

READY: The main stage is set up for tomorrow's Hardwick Live music event at Hardwick Hall near Sedgefield Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Final preparations underway for Hardwick Live in Sedgefield

POPULAR: Hardwick Live

Tickets sell out for Hardwick Live in Sedgefield

COURT: Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court

Drunken man verbally abused paramedics

JAILED: Defendant Darren Cummins jailed for ten months for threats to police and for damaging door, with four months of previous suspended sentence added.

Man jailed over 'gun' claim gesture and threat to brick police officer

OPEN: Sedgefield racecourse invites everyone to its new season

Racecourse opens its new season with four events

APPEAL: Fishburn Youth and Community Centre hopes to raise £40,000 for a new roof

Fishburn Youth and Community Centre launches £40,000 roof appeal

ANNIVERSARY: Jayne in Sedgefield is holding vintage fashion shows to celebrate its 60th anniversary Picture: DAVID WOOD

Sedgefield shop presents vintage fashion shows

GENERATIONS: William Wilcox great grandson of Les and Marjorie Butler Picture: Keith Taylor

Young and old stand together in Sedgefield on 70th anniversary of VJ Day

IN MEMORY: Jungle, who died in June, aged 65

Money raised in Jungle's memory will help brave Sedgefield girl's wheelchair fundraising campaign

FUN: Hardwick Park at Sedgefield will host children's activities throughout autumn

Hardwick Park fun

REMEMBER: Les Butler, who fought in the Burma Campaign, will attend a service to mark VJ Day

Burma veteran spreads message of forgiveness on VJ Day

LUCKY ESCAPE: Roy Keld of Sedefield Pic: Roy Keld courtesy of BBC Radio Tees

Sedgefield man tells of China explosion experience

HISTORIC: St Edmund's Church in Sedgefield

Take a closer look at historic Sedgefield Church

FITNESS: A new gym has opened in Trimdon Village as part of Durham County Council's Legacy Gym Programme

Volunteer-run gym brings affordable fitness to Trimdon

SHOW: A horse ready to go into the show ring at Sedgefield Show picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Thousands flock to Sedgefield Show

TOGETHER: Till and Chew in happier times

Anger as orphaned pet lamb beaten to death on farm

TRAGIC: Zac Gibson died from sudden infant death syndrome at the age of seven months

Trimdon charity event in memory of beloved cot death baby Zac

MAKEOVER: The team of volunteers outside the Trimdon Grange Community Centre

Community centre given DIY SOS style makeover

MUSIC: The grounds of Hardwick Hall Hotel packed with music lovers for last years festival. PICTURE: KEITH TAYLOR

More tickets released for Hardwick Live

FUNDRAISING: ( left to right) Adrian Smith, Jackie Gee, Rebecca Scott of the Alzheimer’s Society and Elaine Smith

Heartbroken daughter rises to dementia challenge

COMMUNITY: Sainsbury's in Sedgefield will officially launch its new charity of the year at the weekend

Tails will wag at Sedgefield supermarket's charity of the year launch

INDEPENDENCE: Family and friends of Amy Stockill are fundraising for an electronic wheelchair to give her greater independence

Family of brave Sedgefield girl launch wheelchair fundraising campaign

CONCERNED: Sedgefield MP is concerned about a report by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations which has projected a 4.6bn funding gap in the charity sector over the next five years

Sedgefield MP quizzes charities as report predicts £4.6bn funding gap in voluntary sector

CELEBRATING: Rev Martin King, who has been the vicar of Sedgefield, Middleton St George and Newton Aycliffe, is celebrating 50 years in the ministry picture: SARAH CALDECOTT (33013687)

Sedgefield vicar celebrates 50 eventful years in the ministry

DECISION: Durham County Council has approved plans to turn an empty pub into a restaurant

Revamp scheme for listed Sedgefield pub approved

BEAUTIFUL: Northumbria in Bloom judges in Sedgefield, outside Ceddesfeld Hall are community officer for Sedgefield Town Council Angela Simpson, Northumbria in Bloom judges Sophie Straker and Robert Germany, chairman of Sedgefield in Bloom Howard Smith and

Sedgefield hopes to have wowed Northumbria in Bloom judges

SERVICE: Sedgefield Local History Society and Sedgefield Veterans held a ceremony and laid  a wreath on the grave of WW1 soldier Joseph Morrow on the 100th anniversary of his death pictured Lachlan, Cameron and Douglas Middleton laying the wreath picture:

Soldier remembered by home town a century after death

DANCING: Instructors from Nouveau Dance and Fitness try to teach Echo reporter Chris Webber to dance as part of the Happy Feet event to get a whole of Wheatley Hill dancing. Picture: TOM BANKS

Echo man lumbers up to dance to the community's beat

NEW CHARACTER: Game of Thrones

Sedgefield actor in running to play new character in hit TV fantasy drama Game of Thrones


'Bullied' school teacher in line for £1.5m payout says council "stuck two fingers up" at her

OBJECTION: Sedgefield residents protest against new home plans outside County Hall in Durham City

Sedgefield residents rejoice as councillors reject 315-home plans

Staff and youngsters devastated after thieves steal 40 charity bags from Trimdon dance club

HOUSING: The ESRG Group hopes to build 218 homes and a 60-bedroom care facility at Beacon Lane as part of its plans for Sedgefield

Developer calls for fair consideration for all Sedgefield housing schemes

DEVELOPMENT: Sedgefield Action Group, launched to prevent the overdevelopment of Sedgefield, protest near Eden Drive Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Sedgefield residents oppose 315-home plan recommended for approval

STARS: James will headline Hardwick Live in Sedgefield, County Durham, next month Picture: ROGER SARGENT

James all set for Sedgefield gig this summer

GRADUATION: Nursery children from Trimdon Village Infants and Nursery School were celebrated at a graduation ceremony Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Trimdon Youngsters celebrated at graduation ceremony

DAMAGE: A concrete slab was thrown at this parked Fiesta

Police hunt vandal who smashed car window

RELIEVED: Owen Jackson, 57, of Thurlow Road, Sedgefield

Council kerbs its decision to refuse ill man's independence

DISPLAY: Artist Jane Spink is exhibiting her work at the Manor House in Sedgefield

Sedgefield artist displays work in former courthouse

HERITAGE: Fishburn Brass Band performs at a ceremony to celebrate the return of a winding wheel to Fishburn

Fishburn gathers to celebrate pit wheel's return

FUN: Sedgefield Hardwick Primary School held a a summer fair to raise funds for a pantomime trip Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Summer fair raises cash for school panto trip

QUEEN: The Snow Queen is played by Lucy Atkinson

Sedgefield Players Youth Section prepare for first full length play

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