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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.

Image: Citizen of the Year, Ian Mason with Young Citizen of the Year, George Nott

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Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year

The Citizen of the Year awards are organised through a partnership between Sedgefield Town Council, Sedgefield Rotary Club and Sedgefield Development Trust.

At the beginning of each year, residents are invited to nominate candidates through an online form advertised in the Sedgefield News. A panel of judges (including the previous holder of the award) selects the winner.

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Also in the news

Ceremony in honour of Edwin Banks, lost in WWI

On Sunday 28 April, a small crowd gathered at St Edmund’s church to witness the return of a historic document to the family of its dedicatee.

Sedgefield in Bloom

Last month, Sedgefield in Bloom were delighted to welcome our friends from Sedgefield Hardwick Primary Academy for the spring visit.

Open Farm at Hopper House

On Sunday 9 June, we are opening our dairy farm at Hopper House, Racecourse Road, Sedgefield TS21 2HL for Open Farm Sunday

Diamond Wedding

Ashley and Barbara Cummings of Spring Lane, Sedgefield celebrated 60 years of marriage on 4 April.

Sedgefield Village Veterans Association (SVVA) Renaming

Due to diminishing number of group members of the SVVA, we amended our constitution in 2023 to allow any either serving or retired people from civilian Uniformed Services (Fire Brigade, Police, Ambulance Service, NHS, Prison Service, Mountain & Cave Rescue, etc.) to join our membership.

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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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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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