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  • The Alan Sowerby Citizenship Awards 2017

    Leavers’ ceremonies took place at Sedgefield Hardwick & Sedgefield Primary Schools in July this year. The much-valued award of Citizen of the Year has been presented to a most deserving young person at each school before the whole school at each of these ceremonies since 2002.

  • Up to £350 to help improve your broadband speeds

    Following the Government’s commit-ment to provide access to a minimum of 2 megabits per second (Mbps) download speeds, a broadband subsidy scheme was launched to help eligible residents. Part of the eligibility criteria is that you’re unable to access download speeds of 2 Mbps or more, and are not in any fibre current fibre broadband rollout plans.

  • Age UK Survey

    Age UK County Durham would like to talk to people in our area who are aged 50 or older, to find out how you shop, cook and eat.

  • Sedgefield Business Network SBN

    is open to anyone in business in Sedgefield or the local area, or anyone living in Sedgefield with business interests further afield.


Community Life Snippets
  • Transitional Treasures

    The latest fashion trends are brought to you by Image Consultant, Elena Degnan of Jayne Fashions. Let’s start with the Autumn 2017 trends, and it’s time to get excited about all the cosy knits and snuggly coats for autumn/winter.

  • Skerne Medical Group Flu Campaign 2017

    The ever popular flu vaccination drop in clinics return again this year and we would like to invite our patients to attend these clinics on the following days;
    Saturday 23rd September between 9am & 11:30am at Harbinson House, Sedgefield and Beveridge House, Fishburn
    Saturday 30th September between 9am & 11:30am at Harbinson House, Sedgefield and Carroll House, Trimdon Colliery

  • Sedgefield Village Action Group:

    As most people may now be aware, the appeal by developers to build 100 homes on the old General Hospital site between Sedgefield and Fishburn has been approved. This development is on brown field land and some of the S106 monies will go towards the reinstating of street lights which have been removed by DCC.


September Events At A Glance

1st-3rd: Folk Festival. For information and tickets phone 01740 621347.
Fri 1st: Sedgefield & District U3A. Ceddesfeld Hall, 2pm. "HMS Trincomalee" with Clare Hunt. Members free. Guests welcome, £3 at the door.
Sat 2nd: Drop in Surgeries. Cllr John Robinson. 9 – 9.45am Bradbury & Mordon Village Hall; 10 - 11am Sedgefield Library; 11.15-12 noon Fishburn
Sun 3rd: New Generation Church. 10.30am @ Sedgefield Parish Hall Sedgefield Farmers’ Market on the Village Green from 8.30 am.
Tue 5th: Sedgefield Gardening Club. Ceddesfeld Hall @7.30pm. ‘Carnations’ by Kevin Mastajlio.
Wed 6th: Sedgefield WI. Parish Hall 7.15pm. Crafter’s Companion Demonstration. Harvest Bring and Buy. Members' Competition - A handmade greetings card. Visitors are always welcome
Thu 7th: Sew Easy. Parish Hall Boardroom 7pm - 9pm. Call 622447 for information.
Fri 8th: Sedgefield Country Market. Parish Hall 10am to 11.30am. Home baked produce, Crafts, Jams, Cards, Plants, Refreshments. For information call 629441.
Mon 11th: Sedgefield Drama Festival begins.
Tue 12th: Sedgefield Business Breakfast. 8 am, The Fletcher Room, Sedgefield Parish Hall. Guest speaker Callum Baker of the Business Energy Efficiency Programme.
Sat 16th: Sedgefield Fire Station. Car Wash and Open day. 10am - 4pm.
Sun 17th: New Generation Church. 10.30am @ Sedgefield Community College.
Mon 18th: Sedgefield Family History Group. Ceddesfeld Hall, 7.15pm. Speaker Lyn Lamport – “An 18th Century Audience”.
Tue 19th: Sedgefield, Ferryhill & District Flower Club. Parish Hall, 7.30pm. Members free; Non Members £5.
Thu 21st: Sew Easy. Parish Hall Boardroom 7pm - 9pm. Call 622447
Fri 22nd: Sedgefield WI Coffee Morning. Parish Hall (Fletcher Room) from 10 - 11.30am
22nd - 24th: Sedgefield Cricket Club Beer Festival.
Sun 24th: New Generation Church. 10.30am @ Sedgefield Parish Hall
Tue 26th: Mordon and Bradbury District Ladies’ Circle 7.30pm @Mordon Village Hall. First meeting of 2017/18 calendar. ‘Harvest Home’ & ‘Bring and Buy’ stall. For information contact 01388 720 502 or 01740 621000.
Tue 26th: SDT Discovery Event: Informal evening in the Parish Hall at 7.45pm. Refreshments.
Fri 29th: Macmillan Charity Coffee Morning. Willowdene Care Home. 10am-12noon. Macmillan ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’, featuring a selection of cakes and refreshments with all donations going to Macmillan Cancer Support. For further information contact Angela on 01740 771310.

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

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Energy Switch
Savings of over £131,000 has been achieved by the residents of Sedgefield

Working together with iChoosr, we help Sedgefield residents save money on their gas & electricity bills.

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.

REGISTER NOW
Important Dates

The next auction period key dates are:

  • 8th August 2017-Registration Opens
  • 9th October 2017-Registration Closes
  • 10th October 2017-Day of Auction
  • 23rd October 2017-Offers issue start date
  • 28th November 2017-Offer acceptance closure
Key Facts
  • Savings of over £131,000 has been achieved by the residents of Sedgefield
  • Registrations for the scheme now exceed 1300
  • Over 600 people have switched
  • The highest individual saving is in excess of £800
  • £225 has been the average saving in Sedgefield
  • Sedgefield still continue to have the highest switching rate in the country

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 Web
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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