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First Ever Salvation Army Band Gets Consett Blue Plaque

A Salvation Army band playing carols in a high street or town square is a common sight in the run-up to Christmas, but do...

Snow White Panto Coming to Consett This Winter

A much-loved fairy tale will be performed at the Consett Empire Theatre this winter, albeit with a few modern twists.This year’s pantomime at the...

Cycling Festival Gives Consett Incredible £1-Million Boost

A cycling festival that brought 10,000 visitors to Consett this June boosted the town’s economy by £1 million.The Tour of the Reservoir is a...

Consett a Potted History of an Industrial Town – Revisited –...

It seems to be quite apt that I should revisit the first articles I wrote for the Consett Magazine way back in 2012. There...

They Think it’s All Over – By Lorraine Weightman

I have attempted on numerous occasions to try my hand at knitting - and my friends who can knit, will definitely tell you -...

Food Glorious Food – By Angela Tindle

Meals were usually eaten at the kitchen table which was covered with a shiny oil-cloth. They consisted of breakfast, lunch and tea. There wasn’t any...

A few Local Urban Myths and Legends – Consett History

There always seems to be stories of the area that everyone has heard and after so many times of being told it becomes part...

Consett Magazine – July 2019 Editorial

Hello, the good people of Consett! Welcome to the 79th issue of the Consett Magazine. We're honoured to be part of a thriving community with exceptional...

Consett Magazine – June 2019 Editorial

Hello, the good people of Consett!Welcome to the 78th issue of the Consett Magazine. Can you believe that? We’ve printed and distributed over 780,000...

Only 3 Weeks till Consett World Boxing Champ Play Starts

A play about what is arguably the greatest achievement of any sportsperson from the north east is due to kick off in three weeks’...

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