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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.

Photograph by Paul Heasman

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D-Day 80 Commemorative Service

TIt was a pleasure for Year 5 and 6 staff and pupils of Sedgefield Primary to attend the special D-Day Commemoration Service held on Sedgefield Village Green on 6 June. Staff and pupils felt it was important to show our respect to those who sacrificed for our greater good and remember all veterans past and present.

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Knit a poppy

We are looking for people to volunteer to knit poppies for Remembrance Day for us to sell in the Sedgefield branch of Co-op Funeralcare.

Robot repairs!

June's Friendly Fixers Repair Cafe saw a couple of 'firsts', with a new volunteer who got stuck straight in with a repair to a robot which now moves around to serve drinks, and our first repair of a music box - which now plays a recognisable tune!

Orienteering Challenge

The 1st Sedgefield Cubs recently took part in the Pete Swinney Competition. This one-day event is a team orienteering challenge and teams of four take part in as many different activities as possible in two hours.

RTPI Annual Cycle Ride

On Friday 17 May, Sedgefield played host to the annual Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) North East Cycle Ride. Around 40 riders joined the ride, which started and finished at Sedgefield Cricket Club.

Stolen plants

Sadly, we wish to report that some high value plants which have planted this season have been taken from various sites around Sedgefield.

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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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