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The St John Ambulance Association has always had a big presence in our area. Consett Iron Company had its own members of...

It's that time of year again when families and friends try to organise get-togethers before the big day. You hear, 'It won't be long...

Sir David Dale was born on 11th December 1829 in the Bengal state of Murshidabad, India, the son of David Dale, an employee of...

It was mid autumn on what was described by the met office as a generally wet month in October 1935. It was a busy...

Saturday 25th August 1883 started as any summer holiday in August did, the weather was bright and cheerful and was the perfect day for...

I have always been an massive fan of programs like Time Team, The Detectorists and The Mud Men. I think it is the collector...

John Seymour was born in 1815 in Durham, to Thomas Seymour a paper maker and Ann his wife. He married Margaret Jopling a farmers...

Like every northern area, Consett and district had its share of tradition's, from the archetypal northern Pigeon fanciers, Whippet Racing and right down to...

The Consett Boys Club was founded and created initially by the Consett branch of Toc H (Talbot House), a Christian society which itself was...

During the early industrial days of the Derwent valley the advancement of the railway was all important. It moved the coal, iron, limestone as...

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