Welcome to the 113th Issue of the Consett Magazine! For nearly 10 years we’ve been publishing your positive local news!

We’ve also increased our distribution! The Consett Magazine is now available in both Tesco and Morrisons!

In this issue Lorraine Weightman remembers dancing in the streets when Prince Charles came to Consett on page 4 and 5.

Wetherspoons has a 12 day real ale festival starting at the beginning of April on page 6.

Nicola from MINT Business Club explains her new business hub on page 7.

Consett In Focus is back and has provided some fantastic pictures of local tree sculptor Tommy Craggs (Front Cover,) St. Ives coffee morning and Tom Welch’s guitar tuition at the Blackhill Community Centre on pages 8 and 9.

Paul Hunter, member of “History of the Steelworks” group has provided a great poem about Blackhill in the 60’s on page 13.

Richard Holden MP is promoting a children’s card competition for the Queen’s platinum jubilee on page 15.

We’d like to thank everyone involved in the making and production of the magazine.

For nearly 10 years we’ve tried to bring the people of Consett positive local news.

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