//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.

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Sedgefield News

The online version of your local paper.

Front Page Headline

Roger steps down

This month we say a big thank you to Roger Clubley as he steps down as Chair of the Sedgefield Development Trust after an amazing 23 years of service.

Roger has guided the charity with a mixture of good sense and quiet humour and has been instrumental in developing relationships with many groups and individuals both in Sedgefield and across the local area

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Also in the news

Woodland & Wildlife site Bird Census 2023

Since 2021, a breeding bird census has been carried at the Woodland and Wildlife Community Woodland to identify the number of species present to better inform site management.

Artistic playground

At Sedgefield Primary pupils have been enjoying making the most of the recent good weather, which helps maximise outdoor learning opportunities.

Pop-in sessions

Held in Ceddesfeld Hall, the Pop-In group offers thrice weekly meetings for elderly and retired people in Sedgefield and District.

New Team Rector

We are delighted to announce that the Bishop of Durham has appointed the Revd David Lucas as Team Rector of the Parish of the Upper Skerne, subject to the usual clearances.

50 years of The Lyric Singers

2024 is our 50th Anniversary year, an impressive feat for a community choir. It’s been a busy start to the year, and exciting things are already afoot.

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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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Our Local Sport.

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 12.15pm. We have up to 20 stall holders with a wide range of local produce.

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Energy Saving

The Thermal Imaging Camera loan scheme is a new project brought to you by Sedgefield Development Trust. We want to help you spot heat loss around your home with one of our FLIR thermal imaging cameras, which you can loan for free. Its simple to use though your smart phone and it helps you to find draughts in your home..

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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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Friendly Fixers

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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Bike and Active Travel

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

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