//A Sedgefield Development Trust Project

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.

Our trustees and volunteers contribute to the improvement of the economic, social, environmental and cultural quality of life of residents.

Sedgefield Development Trust Projects are run by volunteers and you can get involved at any time with any project, speak to us to learn more about each project.

Community projects for the people of Sedgefield, Bradbury, Mordon and Fishburn

// Delivered once a month

Sedgefield News

The online version of your local paper.

Front Page Headline

Your Park needs YOU!
This headline was used in the February 2020 edition of the Sedgefield News, inviting those in local communities to participate in an exercise planned to take place in Hardwick Park during the summer of that year...
but we all know what happened the following month! The Covid-19 lockdown meant that the two dozen or so who responded positively to our invitation had to keep their enthusiasm in check until normal contact could resume. That time has come!

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Also in the news

Dance at the Gala

On the 5th May 2022 our GCSE dancers took part in a festival celebrating Dance in Education at the Gala Theatre, Durham. This is typically an annual event where dancers from Sedgefield Community College regularly shine and it was excellent to see it return to our annual dance calendar after the disruption in recent years due to the pandemic.

Preparing for change

Farmers Market organiser, Roger Clubley, has announced that he will step down after the Christmas market on Sunday 4 December.

Blooming update

This year Sedgefield Town Council and Sedgefield in Bloom have once again entered the Northumbria in Bloom competition and the “Spring” judging took place on 27 April.

Jubilee celebrations

The community (Sedgefield Town Council, Churches Together and SCA) came together again for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration which took place on Saturday 4 June.

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// Latest News

Community Life.

Read about the latest community life stories, including, Neighbourhood Watch, Police report, the latest SDT Project news, Sustain Sedgefield, Repair Cafe: Are you a fixer or a mender?, Ceddesfeld Hall, Nature Diary and your letters.

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// What's On?

Regular Events, Diary, Arts & Entertainment.

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, Rock & Blues club, Players/SPYS and more.

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// News, Results & Fixtures

Local Sports.

Chris Lines brings you a sports round up from local clubs such as Athletics (Sedgefield Harriers), Sedgefield Football Teams, Squash, Rugby, Cricket, Bowls, Boccia and more.

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//How to submit an article?

Please send your news articles to news@sedgefielddevelopmenttrust.co.uk


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In The Community

Sedgefield Development Trust Projects

Farmers Market

The market is held every first Sunday of the Month, on the village green, from 8.30am to 12.30pm. We have up to 20 stall holders with a wide range of local produce.

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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.

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Woodland & Wildlife

A newly planted community woodland at NETPark, Sedgefield. With an aim to increase biodiversity and develop a green space for the community.

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Homework Help

Our 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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NEW: Repair Cafe

Do you enjoy getting handy with a hammer or a needle?
Would you like to share your skills and learn new ones?

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NEW: Bike and Active Travel

A group set up to promote Cycling and active travel in and around Sedgefield.

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//Dates for your Diary

Make a note of the dates of the Sedgefield Development Trust project dates.

Sunday 3rd July

The market is held every first Sunday of the Month, on the village green, from 8.30am to 12.30pm. We have up to 20 stall holders with a wide range of local produce.

Please contact us on 07856 625007 or find out further details on our Facebook page – Bees at Hardwick


We will continue to hold our monthly planning meetings at Sedgefield Parish Hall, 19 July, 16 August 7-8pm.

//More Projects//

Sedgefield Development Trust are also responsible for the Sedgefield News, The Bees at Hardwick, Dido, Sew Easy & Citizen of the Year. Read More +

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