Alan Swinburne Building Self Belief Podcast hcswrichard Jun 21 Alan Swinburne – Consett Heritage Podcast Alan worked at the Steelworks for 17 years in the Technical Research Department. Over the last 20 years he has researched the History of the Steelworks given several talks about his memories of his life at the Works. He […]
Map Donation Alison and Mike Redshaw have kindly donated a map to the History of Consett Steelworks Group which will be scanned and shared for all to enjoy together with copies to be made for other local Heritage groups and for anyone who would like a copy Alison comments My dad, Les Gunn, who worked […]
The Longest Try is coming to Consett on the 27th July 2023! Will Carling leads the way in Charity relay run around Great Britain.
Sunday 30th April Spartan Performance hosted the British Weightlifting (BWL) Northern Schools Weightlifting Championship. It was fantastic to see so many children from around the North of England taking part in physical activity and enjoying being part of the day, as well as lifting impressively too. Participants ranged between 6 and 16 years […]
Hazel Graham (L) and Gail Philipson (R) photographed in front of the Miners Banner with Project Genesis Trust cheque for £500. Their application said “We are the custodian of the Miners Banner. This requires extensive repairs so it may be paraded and displayed again. It requires a new border and fringe. The water marks […]
The Red Dust Company Choir is the recipient of the 100th small grant that Project Genesis Trust has delivered. £50,000 has been paid direct to community groups across Derwentside with the minimum of admin. The choir are looking for a local business to sponsor them and the contact is Clare Suddes firstname.lastname@example.org Below […]
The Eden Miners centre application said: “We are opening a Warm Hub and would like to purchase some new tables that can be easily stored and collapsed. Most of our volunteers are on the wrong side of 50 and the tables we have were donated and old with heavy metal legs which need to […]
Attached photo with Police for Moorside and the Grove Community Engagement led by PCSO Debra Waller. Her application said: “The Grove and Moorside community is an economically deprived ward and historically receives least funding. Police and partners also generally struggle with engagement with local residents and families. Police are required to hold PACT meetings regularly in our […]
Project Genesis has confirmed that The Heritage Trail footpath off Pemberton Road has now been re-opened…just in time for the Christmas holidays!
The Project Genesis Trust works hard to support the local community. Here are a few photos of cheques being presented to some amazing local groups. Photo of latest donation of £500 to Consett Park Bowling Club. This is the 98th such grant that PGT has made to support local community groups. .