In this issue of Consett Magazine, we’re highlighting the remarkable achievements and contributions made by our local community. From ensuring electrical safety at home to tackling climate change through tree planting, the people of Consett are making a positive impact on their town and beyond.

Page 4 sheds light on BRITTONS Electrical Services, providing us with crucial electrical safety tips for our homes. Regular inspections, childproofing outlets, and proper usage of extension cords are just a few practices that can prevent accidents and safeguard our families and properties. When in doubt, it’s wise to call qualified electricians like BRITTONS Electrical Services to handle complex electrical tasks.

Also on Page 4, we celebrate Greencroft Dog Day Care‘s triumph, made possible by the generous contribution of Neil Capstick from Executive Compass. The centre offers exceptional services, ensuring a joyful experience for our furry companions and even fostering socialisation opportunities for the elderly and those with disabilities. Neil’s support through the Social Value Fund is a testament to the unity and care within our community.

Page 5 shines a spotlight on Building Self-Belief, a Consett-based charity highly commended in the North East Charity Awards for their Outstanding Contribution to Social Change. Their dedicated Consett Youth Panel has been actively involved in various community projects, from improving gardens to championing the Say No to Consett Incinerator campaign. These inspiring young leaders are shaping the future of Consett, and we’re proud to stand by them.

Turn to Pages 6 and 7 to discover ‘Consett in Focus,’ a documentary photography group capturing the town’s recreational activities in captivating visuals. We invite you to visit their website and share your activities, connecting with them on social media and inspiring others to explore their passions.

On Page 11, Lorraine Weightman shares her amusing and eye-opening experience with online dating, reminding us that it’s never too late for new adventures and laughter.

Finally, on Page 12, PIIM Property Management offers valuable insights for landlords considering a change in their letting agency. With transparent dealings and seven-day availability, PIIM Property stands out as an excellent choice for those seeking reliable letting services.

Consett’s commitment to environmental stewardship takes centre stage on Page 14. Pupils from primary and secondary schools are leading the charge against climate change through tree planting. Their passion and dedication have resulted in an astounding 3,224 trees gracing our landscape, contributing to the council’s broader climate change programme.

As we navigate through these pages, we are reminded of the strength, compassion, and resilience present in our local community. Together, we are making a difference, enriching lives, and empowering one another. Consett, let’s continue to shine as a beacon of positivity and progress.


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