Spotlight on Café at Inn on the Park

This time we are going to focus on Café at Inn on the Park, with the information provided by Michelle Turner. The Café is based at Allensford Country Park, a 14-acre country park along the River Derwent offering picnic areas and walking paths.  They offer a place to comfortably relax and meet family, friends or […]

Spotlight on Nattalingo

This time we are going to focus on Nattalingo. Nathalie Paris, AKA Nattalingo, or even the Geordie French storyteller, offers her knowledge and experience to help you help your children learn French, be it in a school setting or at home. What does your business do? “I support schools and families who want their child(ren) […]

Watling Spaces – The Roxy

A new Facebook page has been set up by the family and partners behind the ongoing work to restore this wonderful historical community building and plans are to re-open it for community use in 2021 all things being equal. If you would like to find out more information or to support them then please message […]

1st July 1950 Steelworks Accident

1st July 1950 70 years ago saw an accident at the Consett Steelworks.   The project team of the History of the Consett are Steelworks project are keen to work with/listen to families of those involved to explore ways/options to “mark” this incident.   To start this, an album has begun to be created, and […]

The Rugby season is over…

The Rugby season is over.  It may have been officially cut short, but it has been a remarkable effort by the players at Consett RFC who contributed week in week out to maintain a 100% record, 22 games 22 victories!  There can’t be too many teams across the country who have wrapped up their league […]

Consett Cycling Festival to be rescheduled as a late-Summer celebration

Consett Cycling Festival to be rescheduled as a late-Summer celebration   Organisers have decided to reschedule Consett’s popular cycling festival to protect public wellbeing – but have vowed to make it a vibrant celebration later in the year. The now-annual event attracts international professional cyclists to Derwentside for the gruelling Tour of the Reservoir, together with […]