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  • Energy Switch Now Open

    Sedgefield Energy Switch is a new 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. So far Sedgefield households have saved, on average, over £200 each per year, simply by switching their energy tariff or supplier through the scheme.

    • 4th April 2017-Registration Opens
    • 22nd May 2017-Registration Closes
    • 23rd May 2017-Day of Auction
    • 5th June 2017-Offers issue start date
    • 4th July 2017-Offer acceptance closure
  • On Two Wheels

    Trimdon Cycling Club was established 10 years ago for anyone in the Trimdons, Sedgefield and surrounding area to enjoy leisure cycling.

  • Sedgefield Community College Official Opening

    On 16th March, Sedgefield Community College was honoured to welcome His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester to formally open the ‘new’ college buildings.

  • John Burdon back at Hardwick Hall

    The “lost” portrait of the man who created one of the North East’s finest 18th Century landscapes is back home at last, after spells in Paris and Tangiers in Morocco. A life-size painting of John Burdon has been unveiled in his mansion, now Hardwick Hall Hotel, after a painstaking piece of trans-continental art detective work.


Community Life Snippets
  • DIDO - Days in Days out

    SDT is very grateful to Sedgefield Charities, who have very kindly made a grant of £500 to help DIDO, our project for older citizens.

  • A familiar face to animal lovers - Sue retires

    After 18 years, Sue Wears is retiring as vet nurse in Sedgefield. She thanks the clients and friends she has made over the years, for the generous donations to her many sponsored runs.

  • Racing at Sedgefield £90k investment

    Sedgefield Racecourse celebrates 90 years as a limited company this year. Racing has been taking place at Sedgefield since around 1732, with the first recorded meetings in 1846. By the mid nineteen twenties Sedgefield had three meetings, including a lucrative Boxing Day fixture.


April Events At A Glance

Sat 1st Sedgefield Library 10 -11am. Surgery. Cllrs Rachel Lumsdon & John Robinson
Sun 2nd Sedgefield Farmers’ Market on the Village Green from 8.30 am
Mon 3rd Buggy cardio and tone at Hardwick Park. Meet in car park. 11.30am - 12.30pm email enquiries@frombumpandbeyondfitness.co.uk Also Thursdays 10 - 11am
Methodist Wives and Friends 7.30pm
Local History Society Ceddesfeld Hall, 7.45 AGM
Tue 4th Sedgefield Gardening Club Ceddesfeld Hall 7.30. ‘Plant Hunting in Colorado’ by Diane Nichol Brown
Sedgefield T Dance Parish Hall 1 - 3pm. All welcome, on your own or with a friend/partner Tel Ann: 629070 or Joyce: 622601
Wed 5th WI Parish Hall, 7.15pm Simon Raine.The Importance of the Elephant Trees (Confessions of a Cheesemaker) Members' Comp, a
spring posy. All Welcome
Fri 7th U3A Parish Hall, 2pm. Nigel Barlow: "Durham Blood Transfusion Motorbikes" Members free. Guests welcome, £3 at the door. Further details from 629276
Sedgefield Village Veterans Coffee Morning Fishburn Community Centre 9 - 12
Sedgefield Cricket Club Live Music Night 7.45 Main guest Blue Horizon. Also featuring Hokey Folkies, Rosie Brownhill and Gina d'Oyle, John Weighell and John Wrightson Band. £11, includes buffet. Tel 621347. Please note, this is the last monthly event until October.
Country Market Parish Hall, 10 – 11.30, Home Baked Produce, Jams, Crafts, Cards, Plants, Refreshments, Tel 629441
Mon 10th Sedgefield in Bloom Spring judging from 10.30 am
Fashion Trends 2017 6.30pm in the Parish Hall. Jill Green + Fashion Show by Jayne. Tickets £7-50 from Jayne
Thu 13th Sew Easy 7 - 9 pm fortnightly. Boardroom, Parish Hall. Info, Gloria Wills 622447
Mon 17th Sedgefield Family History Group Ceddesfeld Hall 7.15pm Tony Nicholson speaking about “The Langworthy Mystery.” Visitors welcome.
Tue 18th Ferryhill, Sedgefield and District Flower Club Open Night £5.50 for members and £8 for non members. All welcome.
Fri 21st Sedgefield Blues Club, Parish Hall, Greg Coulson plus George Shovlin and George Lamb. Not many tickets left. Purchase from the website.
Sat 22nd Sedgefield in Bloom Dance to Billy Davies 7.30 pm Parish Hall. Tickets £10 from STC offices. Includes pie and peas supper; bring your own drinks.
Thu 27th Mordon Village Hall An Evening of clairvoyance.
Fri 28th WI Coffee Morning Parish Hall (Fletcher Room) 9.30am - 11.30am All Welcome

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

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Live Music-21st April

Greg Coulson is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and gifted performer. An accomplished Pianist and Hammond player he is also a gifted guitarist and singer/songwriter specialising in Rhythm & Blues.

Tickets and more information: www.sedgefieldblues.com

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Sedgefield Development Trust Projects

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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?

Bee Keeping

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