Sedgefield News


This website is a community enterprise, one of the projects of Sedgefield Development Trust Limited (SDT) and is the online version of the Sedgefield News.

Sedgefield News is distributed at the end of every month by a team of over 80 volunteers. This web site is updated on the 1st of each month inline with each monthly edition.

Produced by volunteers for the people of Sedgefield, Bradbury, Mordon and Fishburn


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FRONT PAGE NEWS
Food Glorious Food
When Carole set up Market Garden CIC she couldn't have imagined that we would be facing a global pandemic and the resulting role that her social enterprise would have in supporting people in our community.

Her first project, 'Growing Together in Sedgefield' established their plant nursery, with funding from both the Area Action Partnership and Livin -and land at Sedgefield Primary School. She added a polytunnel to the school's two existing greenhouses and with help, created raised beds. A shed is on order. Sedgefield Community College donated vegetable plants and this, combined with the many seedlings that Carole had germinated meant that there was plenty to plant, and a great crop of salad and vegetables has been picked and shared.

Eating Out Together in Sedgefield
And so to Carole's next project… 'Eating Out Together in Sedgefield' Funded as part of the Durham County Council's Stamp It Out Scheme the project has two key aims: first to build up people's confidence, especially those that have been shielding, and second, to support local cafes and restaurants, putting money into the local economy. Carole is hoping to extend it to other social settings too.
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Also in the Sedgefield News


News

Read all the articles published in latest edition of the Sedgefield News including Greener Sedgefield, Sedgefield news from the past and the Schools.


Community Life

Read about the latest community life stories, including, Neighbourhood Watch, Police report, SDT Projects, Ceddesfeld Hall, Nature Diary and your letters.


Sport

Chris Lines brings you a round up from the Harriers Athletics, Sedgefield Youth Football Teams, Squash, Rugby, Cricket, Bowls and more.


Event Diary

All the details you need to know about the monthly events in and around Sedgefield including, the local history society, U3A, Quiz nights, County market, Veterans, WI, Sedgefield in Bloom, Sedgefield Blues club and more.


Regular Events

A round up of the regular events from Sedgefield Library, The Hub, Social Club, Sew Easy, The Churches, Playgroups and more.


Trust Projects

A summary of the Development Trust projects including the Farmers Market, Energy Switch, Woodland & Wildlife plus Homework Help..

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AVERAGE SAVING.

Sedgefield still continue to have the highest switching rate in the country.

Energy Switch

Sedgefield Energy Switch is an initiative from Sedgefield Development Trust

Working together with iChoosr, we're trying to help Sedgefield residents save money on their domestic gas and electricity bills.

Key dates:

  4th August-Registration Opens
  5th October-Registration Closes
  6th October-Day of Auction
  19th October-Offers letters issued
  17th November-Offer acceptance closure

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Register

Registering for the energy switch commits you to absolutely nothing. Once registration closes, there is a tendering process after which you will receive a personal offer. You then simply choose to accept or not, if you think it is worth it.



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Sedgefield Development Trust Projects

SDT is a registered Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee and is owned and controlled by the community. All surplus income raised by all SDT projects must be used to benefit the communities of Sedgefield, Fishburn, Mordon and Bradbury.
SDT is a member of the Development Trusts Association. Company No 4312745. Charity No 1100906.

Sedgefield Farmers Market
Farmers Market

On hold due to COVID-19. Usually, the market is held every first Sunday of the Month, on the village green, from 8.30am to 12.30pm.

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Sedgefield Farmers Market
Woodland & Wildlife

A community conservation project which relies on volunteers who donate their time to the upkeep and development of the woodland site near the NETPark.

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Sedgefield Homework Help
Homework Help

Homework Help volunteers help students and pupils with their homework, to gain understanding and confidence so that they can do more on their own.

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Other SDT Projects

Our trust members and volunteers have contributed immensely to our growth and community projects and with your support it will continue long in to the future.

Roger Clubley, Chairman, Sedgefield Development Trust.

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