World Egg Jarping – Winner

For the first time in its 15 year history at The Demi, Consett the World Egg Jarping (Consett branch, Easter Sunday) has first female winner!   Joanne Winter triumphed and picture attached shows Joanne with 4 time winner Colin Carr.  Joanne said “I am delighted to win, when I was a barmaid at The Demi […]

Consett Delta Amateur Boxing Club

Please join us at Consett Delta Amateur Boxing Club, located at Delta Independent school, Parliament street, DH8 5DH. The club, formally located at the old sports centre and the grove club has been a big part of the community since the 1980s. We have experienced Male & Female coaches who run sessions on a Monday, […]

Derwent Valley Sports Initiative

It was the dream of our founder and Director, Ashleigh Sowerby (DVSI and DVA), that the sports of cheerleading and gymnastics be accessible to everyone within the local community, stretching across the Derwent Valley area and beyond. DVSI now operates out of a newly refurbished, ‘specially adapted’ premises located at Prospect Business Park, Consett and […]

Centenary of Consett RFC Talk at Redwell Hills Nursing Home

John O’Connor and Matthew Tetley visited Redwell Hills Nursing Home in Leadgate today to give a talk on the centenary of Consett RFC.  The residents watched part of and were impressed by Roy Tyerman.  The visit was organised by Ellie Crowe, the activities co-ordinator at Redwell Hills and the residents have been invited to attend a […]

Opening of Queensway Arcade

Press Release: Opening of Queensway Arcade, Consett On the 22/12/23 at 2pm Durham County Councillor Alex Watson OBE 22/12/23 performed the opening ceremony of the gates to the Queensway Arcade.  Alex said “the Queensway Arcade is a vital access point to link the Albert Road car park to Middle Street.  It is particularly important for […]