Talk Will Explore Family History and Parish Registers

The latest in a series of online talks will help family historians discover how parish registers could help them to research their ancestry.As part...

Places to Go: Woking

I was first encouraged to visit Woking by train in order to echo Prince Andrew’s famous visit to the Pizza Express on...

12-day Real Ale Festival in Consett

A range of real ales, including three from overseas brewers, will be available at The Company Row in Consett during its...

Places to Go: Brampton

I wrote an article on Brampton in Cumbria after my planned trip there was cancelled after the Tier 4 lockdown measures were introduced.  My...
‘Consett in Focus’ Documentary Photography Group

‘Consett in Focus’ Documentary Photography Group

‘Consett in Focus’ Documentary Photography Group first project was the ‘Consett Corona Photo Project’ which started in March 2020 at the start of the First...

New Heritage Signs Signal Continued Community Investment

Representatives from Project Genesis Trust have officially marked the installation of new signage which was erected along 4.5 miles of Consett’s Heritage Trail to...

Consett Corona Photo Project – December 2021

The photo project was started in March 2020 at the start of the first national lockdown. George Ledger, a retired police officer and photographer,...

Christmas Toy Box Appeal 2021

Last year Kathryn Rooney ran a Christmas toy appeal for the corona vulnerable people and volunteers group in Consett. She arranged with local shops and...

Places to Go: Gainsborough & Retford

I was looking forward to my visit to Gainsborough on 30th September, staying overnight.  I was arriving from London on an LNER Azuma into...
Introducing Consett Canicross

Introducing Consett Canicross

Canicross is a hugely popular sport in Europe and is growing fast in the UK with regular events and races popping up nationally. Now...

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