World Photography Day 2020

Please take a look at the link below sent to us from Leadgate Community History Club about the History of Photography.   Please get in touch with if you have any pictures you are willing to share or want scanned.

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 […]

Land of Oak and Iron

A group of volunteers are setting up as Land of Oak & Iron Trust. They have already achieved some brilliant work, including a Heritage Orienteering project around Blackhill and Consett Park (all fresher students from Derwentside College, plus pupils from 3 local primary schools working together); bringing Tales of Derwentdale and Men of Iron back […]