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100 years on, Sedgefield Remembers

100 years on, Sedgefield Remembers Friday 9th November at 10.30am beside St Luke's Church, Winterton After a short parade of the Sedgefield Veterans' Standard, children from the three schools (about 70 in all) will join in a short service, along with The Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Mrs Andrea Flynn, the Mayor of Sedgefield and staff from nearby workplaces. Everyone is welcome.

GP services are changing

Most readers will have received a letter from Skerne Medical Group, outlining the changes that they need to make in order to continue delivering a high standard of service to patients. They have struggled to recruit GPs, and following retirements and resignations, there has been a significant decline in the consulting time available for patients. The proposed changes are designed to secure GP services here in the long term.

November Events At A Glance

Fri 2nd Veterans Coffee Morning: Sedgefield Parish Hall, 10am to noon.
U3A: 2pm in the Parish Hall. A talk by Prof. Pete Edwards, "Update from Space". Members free, Visitors welcome, £3 at the door.
Sedgefield Town Council’s annual Fireworks Display: 6.30pm at Ceddesfeld Hall. Tickets available from Council Office, Tickety-Boo and Ceddesfeld Hall.
Sat 3rd Drop in Surgeries: Cllr John Robinson. 9 – 9.45am Bradbury & 12 pm Mordon Village Hall; 10 – Sedgefield Library; 11.15 –Fishburn Community Centre. 11am
East Durham Rural Funding event: 10am - pm @ Active Life Centre, Coxhoe. Public vote for funding for Woodland and Wildlife Project. Details on Page 11.
Sun 4th Sedgefield Farmers’ Market on the Village Green from 8.30am.
New Generation Church: Services take place on each Sunday this month in Sedgefield Parish Hall @10.30am.
Mon 5th Local History Society: Ceddesfeld Hall. 7.45pm. “Snooping Snaps.” Julian Harrop
Tue 6th Sedgefield Gardening Club: Iberian Succulents of Spain & Portugal by Ray Stephenson @ 7.30 in Ceddesfeld Hall. Everyone welcome.
Wed 7th Sedgefield WI: 6.30 –9.30pm. An evening with the Lyric Singers. Members’ Competition – a pair of earrings.
Fri 9th Sedgefield Country Market: Parish Hall 10am to 11.30am. Home baked produce, Crafts, Jams, Cards, Plants, Refreshments. For information call 629441.
Sat 10th Mayor’s Remembrance Lunch: Sedgefield Parish Hall from 1pm to 4.30pm.
Mon 12th Methodist Wives & Friends: Church Hall 7.30pm. Dream Catchers – Katie Burkill.
Tue 13th Ladies Club: Jewellery Party – Marion Greenwell. Ceddesfeld Hall, 8pm.
Thu 15th Memory Café: 10.30am to 12 noon @ Sedgefield Fire Station.
Fri 16th St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group Coffee Morning: Parish Hall, 10am-12 The Hospital treats all patients regardless of ability to pay.
Local History Society and The Village Veterans: WW1 commemoration.
Cricket Club Live Music Night: 7.30pm. Main guest: Haley Sisters. Also Harry Hailey, Laura Jobson and John Wrightson Band. £12 inc. buffet. Tel 621346.
WI Festive Coffee Morning: 10am to 11:30am in the Parish Hall. All Welcome.
Sat 17th Bring & Buy/Craft Sale/Coffee Morning: 10am in The Village Hall, Mordon. To book a table phone Fiona: 01740 620634
Local History Society and The Village Veterans: ‘In Memoriam’ exhibition 10am-4pm, Ceddesfeld Hall. Free. Donations to Royal British Legion. Details page 1 Sedgefield in Bloom Dance: Dancing to Mark Thomas. 7.30pm, Parish Hall. Tickets from council offices - £10, inc pie & peas supper. BYO drink and glasses.
Sun 18th Local History Society and The Village Veterans: ‘In Memoriam’ – As Above.
Mon 19th Sedgefield Family History Group: The Methodist Church Hall, Sedgefield @ 7.15pm. A talk by Maureen Taylor-Gooby. "The Rowland Burtons, North Country
Tue 20th Ferryhill, Sedgefield and District Flower Club: OPEN MEETING. Susan Maddox- “Christmas My Way”. 7.30pm @ Parish Hall. Members £5.50, Non Members-£8.
Wed 21st Willowdene Care Home: Afternoon Tea, 2pm to4pm. Free event and all welcome. For further info call Angela on 01740 771310.
Thu 22nd Sedgefield Show AGM: Sedgefield Social Club @ 8pm.
Fri 23rd WI Festive Coffee Morning: 10am to 11:30am in the Parish Hall. All Welcome.
Sedgefield Blues Club: A night with Malone Sibun Band + support. Doors 7pm. Tickets £15. Info @ & club’ Facebook page
Mon 26th Methodist Wives &Friends: Methodist Church Hall 7.30pm. Carols, mince pies & ginger wine.
Tue 27th Ladies Club: ‘Fantastic Florida’ by Eric Londesbrough. Ceddesfeld Hall, 8pm. Mordon and District Ladies Circle: 7.30 @ Mordon & Bradbury Village Hall. A talk by Robert Hillary on ‘Raby Castle’ Enquiries 01388 720502.
Fri 30th Sedgefield Veterans Coffee Morning: Sedgefield Parish Hall, 10am to noon.

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