The Dark Half

The Dark Half

The seasons are on the turn, nights drawing in as Halloween approaches. Autumn can be an amazing season full of colour, reds and oranges....

Micky Emberson Goes from Wrestling to Acting

An ex wrestling champion from Blackhill is set to take to the stage for the first time in a musical production of Alice through...
Ask the vet

Ask the Vet – September 2016 – Fireworks

By Christina Stubbins Prince Bishop Veterinary Hospital Firework season is approaching so to keep your pets calm and safe throughout, we recommend you follow these guidelines: 1-...
Living in Consett - Shotley Bridge

Living in Consett : The Country Surrounding Us

Having lived in Consett for most of my life I can safely say this is my home town. Consett is a great place to grow...

Easter Feast

Easter Feast Written By: Lorraine Weightman  Easter Eggs lined the shelves in Woolworth's and for the whole of Lent every Saturday afternoon we picked out the...
north-east-tradition

Festivals and Funfairs – A North East Tradition

Now that the festival and funfair season is well and truly upon us, let’s have a look back at the origins of both and...

Christmas Waste Disposal – Recycling The Rubbish

Christmas is a time for giving, and gifts need wrapped. This wrapping paper is a big part of Christmas traditions with millions of people...
Consett Craft Collective

Consett Craft Collective

Consett Craft Collective, a new Craft and Gift market in Consett at St Patrick’s Church Hall. Jillian Horan and a friend are crafty fans...

Places to Go: Glasgow

For a winter warmer city short break, it’s hard to beat Glasgow at this time of year. In January and February, advance rail fares...
the Gym Consett

The Gym – Consett’s New Fitness Facility Opening In 2013

The Gym, opening in January of next year, is a new fitness complex situated in what was Testos Bingo Hall in Consett as a...

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