//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

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Sedgefield News

The online version of your local paper.

Front Page Headline

All the fun of the Fayre
Saturday 21 May sees the return of Sedgefield’s popular Mediaeval Fayre on the Village Green and Ceddesfeld Hall. The Fayre is SCA’s largest and longest standing community event.

As well as being a great family day out, which attracts hundreds of visitors to the town, it is also an important source of income for the SCA, contributing to the day-to-day running of Ceddesfeld Hall, which benefits all residents.

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Woodland & Wildlife Date

We have an event coming up that all are welcome to attend. Please email if you would like to come along.

Sunday 8th May, 6am - 8am - Dawn Chorus Walk led by Fred Milton. Hot drinks and danish pastries will be on offer following the walk, please let me know if you are coming.

Also in the news

Science Investigators

Science Week has once again been a real triumph in Sedgefield Primary School, and we certainly believe that we have succeeded in imbuing our children with an even greater passion for the subject.

Repair Café update

Over the last few months a group have been meeting monthly at Sedgefield Parish Hall to look at holding a local repair café. We wanted to share an update with the wider community, and answer some basic questions.

Making Tracks Railway Society

The MTRS (Making Tracks Railway Society) is based in the old Turners Taxi Office above the Hive in Rectory Row. Our website can be viewed at MTRS.org.uk.

Signs and symptoms of ALL

Anne Rickaby is urging us all to take note of changes in our bodies to spot potential symptoms of blood cancers. Anne’s husband, Stephen (aka Rickers) was, after a number of GP telephone appointments and tests, diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).

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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 1st May

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.

We will be at Sedgefield Farmers Market on 1 May.

Saturday 7th May 10am-1pm.

Taster Day. Please contact us to book your place

Tuesday 17th May

Planning meeting, Parish Hall (TBC), 7pm-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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