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Sedgefield Summer Art Exhibition
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Fun at Sedgefield Hardwick Summer Fair
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News, Arts & Features

It's the Sedgefield News but online, including monthly updates from Steve’s Nature Diary. Plus, all the latest Arts updates by Tom Guest.

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Sport

All the latest ramblings from Sports Editor Chris Lines plus updates from the Squash Club, The Harriers, local Football teams, Sedgefield Rugby plus others.

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Community Life

Sedgefield Village Neighbourhood & Crime Watch, PC Todd’s report, Pub Watch, The Sedgefield Plan. Plus, all the hot topics in your letters and the regular meetings list.

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What's On?

All the latest events from around the village. The team provide the 'What's On' details in the Diary & Liz Delderfield will provide all the Social Media feeds. Keep them up to date and you can be featured here.

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Farmers Market

All the latest updates from the market plus the featured community group. The market is held every first Sunday of the Month, on the village green, from 8.30am to 12.30pm.

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Energy Switch

Sedgefield Energy Switch is a new 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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Snippets from the August News

Have your say about your Heritage

Durham County Council, in partnership with the Sedgefield Civic Trust, are carrying out an in-depth survey of the Sedgefield Conservation Area and we would like your help with the survey.

The Sedgefield Character Assessment Toolkit will help identify what makes Sedgefield special and will help us to prepare a character appraisal for the village and develop management proposals for the conservation area later this year.

Our volunteers will be undertaking the Toolkit surveys all summer, and we would welcome the involvement of other interested community groups, residents and businesses who would like to join us.

So if you can spare a few hours over the summer or would just like to know more about the project please contact us at County Hall - telephone 03000 267146, email design.conservation@durham.gov.uk.

Darlington Beekeepers At The Market

This stall attracted a lot of attention at Sedgefield Farmers’ Market in July and while the Darlington Beekeepers were here, apart from selling some delicious honey and showing off their brilliant beehive, they made us a very interesting offer. As you probably know, bees are essential to pollination, which is, quite co-incidentally, the subject of Steve’s Nature Diary this month.

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News Snippets

Beekeeping Course Another way to make a difference to pollination, with the bonus of your own honey production line, is to keep bees in your garden!
Educational Awards from Sedgefield Charities Sedgefield Charities invite applications from residents in Bishop Middleham, Bradbury, Cornforth, Fishburn, Mordon, Sedgefield & Trimdon for educational grants for study beyond A level or equivalent.
Fun at Sedgefield Hardwick Summer Fair The Fair began straight after Sports Day, and raised £1,152 altogether after costs - brilliant for such a small School, and paramount at present while we try to raise over £2,000 to take all the children to a pantomime at Christmas.
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Sport Snippets

Swimming Hannah Featherstone, a member of Sedgefield 75 Swimming Club, recently represented Team GB at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Pole Climbing Pole climbing is a popular event during agricultural shows and big events in the Highlands. 16 year old Luke Towler from Sedgefield has recently taken up the sport and is already enjoying success.
Athletics The summer season is well underway and Sedgefield Harriers seniors and juniors are competing at events throughout the region.
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Community Life Snippets

Sedgefield Village Neighbourhood & Crime Watch In June, Durham Police hosted a Neighbourhood Watch Event for NHW reps from across County Durham. A major topic was FRAUD.
The Sedgefield Plan - Sedgefield under Siege Since our last report we have hosted two very successful public meetings in the Parish Hall, both were well attended and the questions and comments were very interesting and helpful. At the meetings we reported that Sedgefield is truly under siege, developers have submitted, or announced an intention to submit plans for over 1000 new houses on land currently used for agriculture and all (with one exception) are outside of the built up area boundary laid out in the emergent Sedgefield Plan.
Energy Switch - another chance to save on Gas & Electricity The latest opportunity comes up this month to register for our Community Energy Switching Scheme, so why not register and join the existing 200+ Sedgefield residents who, on average, have reduced gas and electricity costs by more than £200 per annum.
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What's On?

Sun 2nd FARMERS’ MARKET 8.30am - 12.30 on the Village Green
Tue 4th Energy Switch Registration period opens
Sat 8th SEDGEFIELD AGRICULTURAL SHOW. Gates open 10am.
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