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News Snippets
  • Sedgefield Community Hospital by Phil Wilson MP

    There has been much uncertainty about the future of Sedgefield Community Hospital over recent months. At the beginning of July it was announced that the Durham and Darlington Trust and the local CCG were looking at reducing the number of beds at the hospital from 23 to 16.

  • Artist honoured for his commitment to St Ed’s

    Artist and graphic designer Kev Stevens has become the first member of the local community to be made an honorary member of the Friends of Saint Edmund’s Church in Sedgefield.

  • Sedgefield Business Network breakfast event

    Attendance at Sedgefield Business Network breakfasts has been growing over recent months, with typically around 30 local business people meeting to network and hear about a relevant topic whilst sharing breakfast in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere.

  • A boot-load of trauma teddies recruited by emergency services

    More than 120 ‘trauma teddies’ have been knitted to help comfort children involved in car crashes or other frightening incidents. The overwhelming response to the community appeal has even seen them sent in from as far afield as Cyprus.


Community Life Snippets
  • Sedgefield Village Veterans’ Association

    We are happy to report that the Association is going from strength to strength. Our monthly coffee mornings are well attended and membership is continuing to grow month on month.

  • Sedgefield Village Neighbourhood & Crime Watch Panel

    Local Beat Officer PC Keith Todd gave valuable information about Door to Door Selling, strongly advising people not to buy at the doorstep. He continued, “People trying to sell at the door should have a Pedlar’s Licence.

  • Letter from PC Todd

    Over recent weekends we have received a few complaints from residents regarding the conduct of youths who gather on a Friday evening. I must stress that the majority of young people are well behaved and respectful.


August Events At A Glance

Wed 2nd: Sedgefield WI. Parish Hall, 7.15pm in the main hall. “A Taste of Oz”. Wine tasting with Scott Edge. Members' Competition – A wine glass. Visitors are always welcome.
Fri 4th: Sedgefield Village Veterans Coffee Morning. Parish Hall 10am to Noon. See page 2 for article.
Sat 5th: Drop in Surgeries, Cllr John Robinson. 9 – 9.45am @ Bradbury & Morden Village Hall; 10 – 11am @ Sedgefield Library; 11.15 – 12 noon @ Fishburn Community Centre
Sun 6th: Sedgefield Farmers’ Market. on the Village Green from 8.30 am
Sat 12th: Sedgefield Show. Gates open at 10am. Marquees open at 12 noon. A good day out while supporting your local show.
Thu 17th: Sew Easy. Parish Hall Boardroom 7pm - 9pm. Call 622447 for information.
Thu 31st: Sew Easy. Parish Hall Boardroom 7pm - 9pm. Call 622447 for information.

For more details about the events, regular meetings or one off's please go to the events page.

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Sedgefield Development Trust Projects

Our trust members and volunteers have contributed immensely to our growth and community projects. For more information about the Trust and it's projects or to advertise on Sedgefield Web please email us.
Sedgefield Farmers Market
A market run by VOLUNTEERS and helpers.

Farmers Market

The market is held every first Sunday of the Month, on the village green, from 8.30am to 12.30pm.

Sedgefield Energy Switch
£225 has been the average saving in Sedgefield

Energy Switch

A new initiative from the Trust. Working together with iChoosr, we help Sedgefield residents save money on their gas & electricity bills.

Sedgefield Web
A resource that you will use again and again

Sedgefield Web

Sedgefield Web is a community enterprise which transforms the Sedgefield News into an online information hub.

Bee Keeping in Sedgefield
Are you interested in learning about bee keeping?

The Bees at Hardwick

With the help of a grant brokered by SDT we will have more hives and colonies in 2017.

More Projects By The SDT

Sedgefield In Pictures

Work by award winning local photographer Chris Ferguson
  • Photographs of Sedgefield Village and the surrounding area by Chris Ferguson
  • Photographs of Sedgefield Village and the surrounding area by Chris Ferguson
  • Photographs of Sedgefield Village and the surrounding area by Chris Ferguson
  • Photographs of Sedgefield Village and the surrounding area by Chris Ferguson
  • Photographs of Sedgefield Village and the surrounding area by Chris Ferguson
  • Photographs of Sedgefield Village and the surrounding area by Chris Ferguson