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Friday 18th February 2011

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First Floor, Town Council Offices,
Issue 498
n r i er Civic Hall Square, Shildon,
DL4 1AH.

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At the heart
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Shildon museum receives Free 6-a-side open


award for Heritage Education day
Locomotion: The National Footballers are being The kicking, twisting,
Railway Museum at given the opportunity turning and shorts sprints
Shildon has been awarded to experience a 6-a-side in a high energy game
The Sandford Award for football league at are better for your heart,
Heritage Education 2010, in Sunnydale Leisure Centre, health and building
recognition of the quality when a free football cup muscles say the experts.
of education delivered at competition will take place Study Chief, Professor Pete
the museum. to determine the best Krustrup, of Copenhagen
The Sandford Award for team in the area. University commented,
Heritage Education is given The cup will be held for “Our research shows that
annually by the Heritage players of a variety of soccer is a versatile and
Education Trust to historic standards, from com- intense form of exercise”
and cultural sites across the petitive teams wanting to The cup competition will
UK, recognising quality and prove their skills, and for take place on Sunday 27th
excellence in educational first timers who just want February and teams will
services and facilities. to take part and enjoy the play a minimum of three
Currently, around 200 experience. 20 minute games. The
historic sites across the UK Any standard of teams are winning team will not only
hold the award – including welcome from FA 11-a-side be the champions within
historic houses, museums, teams, company teams, the area, but will also be
galleries and gardens. work friends and casual invited to a national cup to
The Learning Team at friends and the cup will be determine the best team
Locomotion offers a core completely free of charge, in the small-sided league
programme of educational as it is being supported by network.
activities for pre-booked
Tony Attle, the Education Officer at Locomotion, with the Soccersixes.net. It is easy to enter and
school groups, working to Sanford Award for Heritage Education. Small-sided football teams can register by
the National Curriculum at railways, to the science of ability workshops. leagues are the fastest emailing info@soccersixes.
Key Stages 1, 2 and 3. movement, energy, envi- Locomotion is currently growing sport in the UK net or by calling 07890
Children are able to enjoy ronment and more. the only museum in the and it has recently being 681066.
activities which allow them In addition, the museum North East offering this day revealed that a regular Places are limited and with
to explore a range of topics also offers programmes release programme, which kick-about is better for competition being free of
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Shildon & District Town Crier Issue 498 Friday 18th February 2011 Page 1
Classifieds
All about local people...
Shildon t
& Distric
Town Crier

In Memoriam Birthdays Birthdays Birthdays Birthdays


Geraldine Maria Blain Ella Faye Pinkney Brandon Beth Olivia Alderson Joe Lewis
20th February, 2004 Happy 3rd Birthday 21st February 15th February
The tears are gone To our lovely Grandson
But love remains & Nephew on his
Love Great Grandma Mag 13th Birthday
x
From Ron, Stephen
& Christopher
xxx Ella Faye Pinkney
Love always,
Happy 3rd Birthday Grandma, Grandpa, Auntie
Claire, Emily & Deacon
xxx
Love Auntie Tracey, Uncle
May Wood Steve, Sam & Jordan
x Happy 2nd Birthday
20th February, 2008 Happy 16th Birthday
Your precious love is a
memory I will hold forever Gary Andelin
And I know one day I will Love Mam & Dad
xx Lots of love,
see your face again, Nanna, Granda, Jill, Craig,
for your love echoes
around the world Kristoffer Lawrence Maisie & Charlie
18th February
Happy 16th Birthday
Your loving Daughter,
Sandra 16! Layton
Love Nan, Grandad, Joanne, Lyndsay Picken
Chrissy & James 22.2.11
xxx
21st
Congratulations Lyndsay
Thomas Foster on your Birthday
21!
Our Dad & Grandad Happy 40th Birthday Gazzy
Another year has gone by
But we all think of you Love and best wishes, 40!
all the time From Mam & Dad All my love,
Jo
xxxx
Lyndsay Picken
Love and miss you, 22.2.11
Denise, Anthony & family Happy 3rd Birthday Gary Andelin
21st
Congratulations Lyndsay
Birthdays Kristoffer Lawrence
on your Birthday

18th February Love Mammy


Ella Faye Pinkney xx
Happy 16th Birthday Love and best wishes,
16th February Nanna & Grandad
Happy Birthday to our
special little girl
Love Mam, Dad & Katie
xxx Lyndsay Picken
22.2.11
Beth Olivia Alderson
21st February 21st
Love Mammy & Daddy
xxx Congratulations Lyndsay
on your Birthday To our cuddly Daddy
Happy 40th
Ella Faye Pinkney Charlotte Smith
19th February Love and best wishes,
Happy Birthday Big Sis Caroline, Darren, Nathan
Congratulations on your & Katelyn
21st Birthday Love from Sophie
& Katie
21! xxxx

Love Jack All my love,


x Nan
xxxx Christian Taylor Gary Andelin
18th February 19th February
Ella Faye Pinkney Happy Birthday Happy 40th Birthday
Charlotte Smith Happy 16th Birthday
16th February Sweet Sixteen
Happy Birthday 19th February
All our love and best wishes 16! 16!
All our love, Mam, Dad, Lots of love,
on your 21st Birthday Love you loads, Mam
Mam & Stephen Andrew Charlie
xxx xx
Love you loads,
Grandma & Granda Aunty Kay & Aunty Helen
xxx xxxx

Page 2 Friday 18th February 2011 Issue 498 Shildon & District Town Crier
Sir Berkeley to visit
Classifieds
All about local people...
Locomotion

Births Anniversaries
Fuller Ann & Ken Wilkinson
Congratulations to David &
Becky on the arrival of your
beautiful Daughter
Holly Rose

Lots of love,
Mam, Dad, Jayne, Philip,
Emily, Lilly & Lewis

Becky & David Fuller


Congratulations and thank
you for giving us a beautiful Congratulations on your
Grandaughter Ruby Wedding Anniversary
Holly Rose
Sir Berkeley at the Tanfield Railway in June 2010; picture courtesy of the Vintage
Love Claire, Keely, Patrick, Carriages Trust.
Love Mam & Ray Emily, Deacon, Joe & Dan
xxx Locomotion: The National Cut-Offs. in 1964 by Roger Cromble-
x
Railway Museum at Shildon In 1935, Logan & Hemingway holme, and taken to the
and the Vintage Carriages went into liquidation, Worth Valley Railway. After
Congratulations Trust are delighted to and MW 1210 was sold to being restored to service,
announce that 0-6-0 the Cranford Ironstone Sir Berkeley took part in
Charlotte Rowley saddletank locomotive Sir Company of Kettering, the 1968 BBC Television
Griffins Berkeley will be one of the where it received the production of The Railway
Congratulations Rachel & museum’s operating loco- nameplates Sir Berkeley Children.
Tony on the birth of your motives over the coming from a scrapped Manning After the expiry of its boiler
baby Daughter season. Wardle engine. certificate, the locomotive
Maisey Built in 1890 by Manning Sir Berkeley’s work at was bought by the Vintage
Wardle & Company at Cranford consisted of Carriages Trust. The
their Boyne Engine Works hauling loaded ore wagons locomotive has since then
in Leeds, MW 1210 was from the quarry face to travelled extensively in
Love and best wishes, supplied to Logan & the storage sidings, or both the UK and abroad,
Mam, Dad, Kathryn, Evey, Hemingway, a firm of en- from the storage sidings with visits including British
Callum & Katie gineering contractors who to the LMS interchange Steel Scunthorpe, the East
worked mainly on railway sidings. At the end of Anglian Railway Museum,
construction. 1957, however, Cranford the Dutch National Railway
Congratulations on passing The locomotive was put to Ironstone acquired a Museum and the Middleton
your Level 3 Exam I.D.T.A. work on several construc- different locomotive to Railway at Leeds.
David & Lorraine Well Done. Good luck for tion projects, including the replace Sir Berkeley, and Sir Berkeley will move to
the National Finals in May building of the Manchester, the locomotive became Locomotion during April,
Would like to announce
the arrival of Sheffield & Lincolnshire redundant, except for and will see regular use on
Railway (later to be the occasional duties as a the museum’s 1km running
Deacon Clive Great Central Railway). Its stand-in. With its days as a line.
Arnold Brown Granda & Grandma last railway contract was in commercially useful engine For more information on
1930, when it went south coming to an end, the the steaming schedule,
to the Wiltshire/Somerset locomotive was formally contact the museum on
Property border to work on the retired in 1963. 01388 777999 or visit www.
TO LET GWR Westbury and Frome The locomotive was bought nrm.org.uk/locomotion.
3 Bedroom house in Ruby Street,

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Shildon & District Town Crier Issue 498 Friday 18th February 2011 Page 3
Assault on police AAP gets talking
officer The Bishop Auckland and 8pm. and voice their opinions,
Shildon Area Action Part- These will see attendees share their thoughts and
A teenage who struck a Callum Terry said in nership (AAP) is inviting responding to questions let us know how they feel.
police officer has been mitigation that Shaw had residents looking to get using an electronic keypad “It can sometimes be a bit
ordered by Bishop Auckland “reacted badly” to police together and talk about which will be in action to daunting to get up in front
Magistrates Court to pay arriving at her home but their neighbourhood to do capture audience percep- of a group of people so we
£100 in compensation. has since realised “she was just that at Good Conver- tions by identifying which came up with the game
Lorraine Shaw, 18 of Maple completely wrong”. sations. comments people feel show format to keep things
Avenue, Shildon admitted Shaw was also given a 12 The Who Wants to be a strongly about. informal and put everyone
the assault, stating that month community order Millionaire style event will The information gathered coming along at ease.”
she hit the officer on 24th with supervision and give the community the will help inform the Booking is essential to
January causing swelling to ordered to pay £40 court chance to raise any issues allocation of resources and avoid disappointment.
a cheek. costs. and discuss any concerns. funding later this year. For further information or

Due in court
Two sessions will be held at AAP Coordinator, Angelina to book a place, contact
Bishop Auckland Football Maddison, said, “This is angelina.maddison@
Stadium on Wednesday, an opportunity for anyone durham.gov.uk or 01388
23rd February from 12.30 wanting to have a say on 761 563 before Monday 21st
Darren Arthur Wallis, aged Bishop Auckland he had in to 2.30pm and 6pm to their area to come along February.
35, of Freville Street, his possession an amount

Hackworth Park WI hold first


Shildon, faces a charge
that on 22nd December in
of amphetamine, a Class B
controlled drug.

Spiritualist meeting AGM


Hackworth Park Women’s have been supported by at the next meeting on
Shildon Spiritualist Church Eddy and Brenda Surman. Institute held its first the Wonen’s Institute. Tuesday 8th March, which
on Middleton Road will The meeting will be held onAnnual General Meeting At the conclusion of will take place at Lilburn
be holding an evening of Wednesday 23rd February on Tuesday 8th February, business, members Close from 1.30pm.
mediumship with ribbons from 7pm. at the community room in enjoyed an extensive The guest speaker will
and auragraphs, with Phylis Entry is £3 on the door. Lilburn Close, when Carol buffet with tea, coffee and be the Reverend David

Garden Guild AGM


Mills was re-elected as the soft drinks. Tomlinson, who will give a
group’s president. Audrey Flanagan presented talk on the Philippines.
The members enjoyed a the competition winner, For more information
talk by Audrey Flanagan Christine Moorlans, with on Hackworth Park WI,
The Shildon Gardeners Sunday 27th February at on her experiences as a WI the Marjorie Howe Trophy. contact Ann on 01388
Guild is holding their 11.30am at the Guild HQ in executive. She also spoke The new programme for 776223 or Lydia on 01388
annual general meeting on Civic Hall Square. on the national causes that 2011/2012 will be available 776595.

Byerley Road, Shildon

Paddy O’Shea’s Irish Bar will now be open everyday serving freshly prepared, home cooked food
from the 21st February.
Try our Paddy O’Shea’s Irish Stew - the national dish of Ireland made with Guinness stout, served with creamy colcannon mash.
Or choose from a selection of Paddy’s Burgers - all served with chips and side salad.
We also serve a great broth made with the freshest vegetables and served with a warm baguette. Plus lots more!
Pop in and try our new menu - 2 meals for £9.00
Plus you can now ask for our snack menu - available Friday and Saturday nights until the early hours of the morning.
While you’re out for a few drinks and get the munchies, looks no further Paddy’s will sort you out with anything from burgers, pizzas, cheesy
chips and lots more.

Coming soon - dates for your diary:


26th February: The Heist - live band, plus The Black Sun
12th March: Thyn Lizzy - Irish rock band
17th March: St. Patrick’s Day - back by popular demand THE WILD MURPHYS plus lots more for a good old
Irish weekend
24th March: Roundell playing Mod/Sould classics like ‘Town called Malice’, ‘Keep on running’ and ‘Daytripper’.
2nd April: Sundance Hendrix - 60s/70s blues rock band.

Paddy O’Shea’s will now be offering you lots of great entertainment throughout the year.
Plus drinks offers on Paddy’s own Export/Stout/Cider for £1.75 a pint. For more info call 01325 465807.

Page 4 Friday 18th February 2011 Issue 498 Shildon & District Town Crier
‘Unusual Play equipment vandalised
circumstances’ In the hours of darkness
between 31st January
At Newton Aycliffe Magis- arrested at his home in
and 1st February, play
trates’ Court the defend- Freville Street.
equipment at the Sure
ant’s solicitor, Mr. Clive Sheel told officers that a
Start park was deliberately
Booth, described the youth named Jason had
vandalised.
circumstances behind his threatened him with a
As can be seen from the
client’s alleged offence as knife and demanded that
photograph, the damage is
‘unusual.’ Matters were he steal the items on his
clearly deliberate and sub-
therefore adjourned until behalf.
stantial force would have
23rd February in order The next day, Sheel had
been required to crack the
that further investigations gone back to the shop to
plastic, causing over £1,000
could be made into claims explain to the owner what
worth of damage.
of duress made by Gary had happened and had
The park is extensively
Steven Sheel. been led to believe that the
used by local children and
On 29th January, 23 charge would be dropped.
the exposed sharp edges
year-old Sheel had entered The police will now have
could cause an horrific
the Rakesh Convenience to decide whether or not The slide would have been hit with extensive force to
injury to a young child.
Store in Shildon and stolen they believe this version
Police are treating this
cause this crack in the plastic.
two bottles of cider valued of events and determine something at the time of Please contact Shildon
very seriously and are
at £3.18. their course of action the incident will come police on 0345 60 60 365
hopeful that someone who
On becoming aware of before the case next forward. with any information.
may have seen or heard
the theft, the shop-owner reaches court. Sheel was

Benefit cheat avoids jail


reported matters to the released on unconditional
police and Sheel was bail.

Charged with arson Local woman Anne-Marie her partner moved in. years for the full amount
Maughan has narrowly When challenged initially, to be repaid. In summary,
A Shildon woman has been 15th February. avoided jail time following she denied making false Judge Chistopher Prince
remanded in custody after Magistrates have trans- her trial at Durham Crown claims and pleaded not said, “The welfare state
being accused of setting ferred the case to Durham Court for falsely claiming guilty to eight charges. is not a charity, it’s for
fire to her own home. Crown Court where benefits between 2005 However prosecutor Vince the collective benefit and
Forty three year-old she will stand trial for and 2009. Ward told the court that stealing from that fund is
Annette Jasper, of South recklessly endangering life Miss Maughan, 34, of Miss Maughan changed despicable.
View, did not enter a plea by arson. Highland Gardens, her stance at the eleventh “If not for your five-year-
when she appeared before The incident is said to have Shildon, was overpaid hour and was prepared to old son, I would be sending
Newton Aycliffe Magis- taken place on Sunday £24,000 worth of benefits make admissions. The new you to prison today.”
trates Court on Tuesday 13th February. including income support, charges are of two counts He added that a costs
council tax and housing of failing to notify in a order would be imprac-
benefit by claiming to be change of circumstances, tical given her circum-

USEFUL a single parent whilst she


had a live in partner.
to which she has pleaded
guilty on both charges.
stances
a
and
five-month
imposed
prison

CONTACT LIST
Allthough the claim was She is now making sentence suspended for
initially genuine, her cir- repayments of £90 per two years, with 250 hours
cumstances changed when month, but it will take 28 of unpaid work.

Durham Constabulary to report quality of life issues


or incidents of crime 0345 60 60 365 Pub site put out to grass
Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 A former Shildon trouble people what they would tenant led environmental
spot is to be improved by like to happen to the site. improvement programme
The Anti Social Behaviour Reduction Unit for the work.”
grassing the area at the Andrew Stephens, Neigh-
If you are suffering from acts of Anti Social Behaviour request of local residents. bourhoods Team Leader “We will have the area
contact 01388 816 166 Ext 8824 / 8854 Local housing company said, “We discussed with grassed and keep the low
sbh took over the Jubilee people living near the site fence around the site
Fire and Rescue Community Safety Pub site in the town after several options and they to discourage antisocial
Your local fire-fighters can provide a Free fire safety it became a magnet for wanted it made clean and behaviour. Long term sbh
check in your home, contact 0191 332 4222 vandalism and anti-social tidy until a permanent may consider building new
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last year to remove the
problem and the company simply left tidy and have undertaking any develop-
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Shildon & District Town Crier Issue 498 Friday 18th February 2011 Page 5
Planning application Scarlett Anne
opposed baptised at St
At a recent meeting of has now been passed to buses completely pulling
John’s
Shildon Town Council, the the planning department in allowing passengers to
Services and Amenities of Durham County Council board and alight, and also
Committee rejected for a final decision. block traffic from passing
proposed plans for the The Services and Amenities on the road.
erection of office buildings Committee also heard a It has been requested that
and storage bays at Unit 14, request to make changes clear box markings be
Hackworth Park Industrial to the bus stop adjacent made, creating a cordoned
Estate, Shildon by Mr. T. to Sunnydale Community off bus stop which
Shepherd. College. motorists must leave clear.
The Town Council raised It is suggested that the The request is currently
objections to the planning bus stop be moved a few under consideration.
on the basis of environmen- metres south of its current A grant aid request was
tal issues and the matter location, to be outside of accepted by the Resources
the ‘school keep clear’ Committee for the amount
markings. Cars parking near of £50 to allow members
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Page 6 Friday 18th February 2011 Issue 498 Shildon & District Town Crier
MP voices disappointment Bailey brothers
over bank closure bailed
Barclays Bank in Shildon tremendous blow to lose affected by the decision. Brian Stewart Bailey, aged carrying a six inch knife.
closes its doors on the 18th one of the high street She said, “I have asked 49 of Auckland Terrace, Martyn Allan Bailey, aged
of March, when all services banks in Shildon. Barclays to consider ways Shildon, entered no pleas to 43, then appeared at the
will move to the Bishop “When the top people in which they can support the four charges presented door of is home also bran-
Auckland branch. in Barclays made record people affected by the when he recently appeared dishing a knife.
MP for Bishop Auckland, profits and paid themselves decision, particularly at at Newton Aycliffe Magis- Both had to be restrained,
Helen Goodman met with bonuses in 2010 of £2.3 a time when the most trates’ Court. which involved the use of a
representatives from billion, it is galling that vulnerable are needing The court heard that pepper spray.
the bank to discuss the local people who have sound financial assistance during the late evening The brothers appeared
situation and has been told been hit hardest by the and the government of 29th January, officers separately in court and
the closure will go ahead, economic downturn and has already withdrawn were called to Kilburn will return there on 6th
but has asked the bank to government cuts, will have Financial Inclusion Funding Street where they saw the April after matters were
consider ways of supporting to fork out money to travel from Citizens Advice defendant walk towards his adjourned.
local people who will be 3 miles to their 'local' Bureaus. brother’s house, bang on The two were released on
particularly disadvantaged branch.” “I have urged them to look the windows and door and bail, conditions of which
by the change. In a meeting with Barclays, at practical ways in which then kick a Vauxhall Corsa include not contacting
Helen said, “It is an Helen has urged them they can provide assistance which was parked close by. witnesses and not entering
annoying decision and is a to support local people to local credit unions.” On approaching him, The Locomotive Public
officers noticed that he was House.

Local GP will not face new Get them while you


murder charges can!
Shildon GP Dr. Howard die, but because they had Moss, Harry Gittins and There are only a few seats Seahouses, returning at
Martin will not face new such dreadful suffering.” Stanley Weldon - after in- remaining on the Crier’s 4.30pm.
murder charges after Families who believed he vestigation by the Crown coach trip to Heighley The bus will pick up
a recent newspaper was responsible for the Prosecution Service Gate Garden Centre in outside of the King William
interview. deaths of their loved ones following claims he had Morpeth on Easter Monday, pub at 8am and the fare is
Dr. Martin, who is now have demanded a new helped patients to die. 25th April. £12.
struck off and living in Pen- prosecution since this has The CPS has since decided There will be a two and a To book, call Les at the
maenmawr in Wales was come to light. there are insufficient new half hour stay at the centre Town Crier on 01388
quoted as saying, “I twice Dr. Martin was cleared six grounds for a new pros- before leaving for a visit to 775896.
helped people die, not years ago of killing three ecution, after studying files
because they wanted to elderly patients - Frank from Durham Police.
Youngsters’ help
Appeal over stolen electricity needed
cables New Shildon Residents’
Association is hoping that
Ken Hodgson said, “We are
looking to get another group
local schools and organi- linked up with us and would
Police are appealing for in- Coundon. wearing dark clothing and
sations for young people like to get some younger
formation after a quantity On Saturday 5th February one with a light coloured
will help them improve people involved, such as
of cabling was stolen from thieves stole several jacket.
our local railway station. schools or youth groups.”
lampposts in our local area. hundred metres of cable Anyone with any informa-
The association needs help To get involved, call Ken
Between Friday 28th worth £2,000 from tion pertaining to these
planting shrubs and flowers on 01388 773995 or email
January and Tuesday 1st lampposts on Gladstone thefts is asked to contact
and decorating the station kenneth.hodgson@talktalk.
February, electricity cables Terrace, Binchester. Four police on 0345 60 60 365
with artwork. Chairman, net.
worth £400 were stolen men were seen in the area or Crimestoppers anony-
from Leeholme Road, at around 11:45pm, three mously on 0800 555 111.

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Shildon Grey Horse match Help young


report footballers go to
Top of the table Houghton A nice pass into the feet of the home side. First a
Barcelona
were the visitors to forward Dougie Grant was mis-kicked shot couldn’t
Shildon and manager controlled well, and he have been placed any In July 2012 a squad of club have been busy raising
Dougie Grant had 16 created space for himself better as Houghton 20 boys are desperately as much money as possible,
players at his disposal. sending goalkeeper and grabbed a lifeline to make hoping travel to Spain to recently completing two
On a heavy pitch the defender the wrong way it 2-1. play in the international ‘bag packs’, with much
Grey Horse started the before rolling the ball This spurred the league football tournament, The more in the pipeline.
brighter in a changed home. leaders on and some poor Barcelona Cup. The squad includes many
3-5-2 formation. Ten minutes later and the marking and failure to Whilst there, they will youngsters from around
New signing Jason wide men linked up to clear their lines saw the represent not only their our area, with Shildon
Rothwell started well in make it 2-0. Grey Horse pegged back club - Bishop Auckland St. lads Matthew Hunt, James
midfield and was unlucky Dave Bulleyment skipped again to make it 2-2. Mary’s Juniors FC – but Lupton, Tony Hindmarch
when a nicely paced past the full back and his A few more chances came their hometown, the north and Daniel Winterburn
through ball found Dougie pull back was met first and went at both ends and east region and ultimately especially keen to go. The
Grant who was closed time by Pat Bowtell who Marty Joyce was particu- their country, in a pres- lads and their teammates
down quickly to have a cracked the ball home larly unlucky not to nick tigious tournament at one are appealing to local
half chance snaffled out. from 25 yards. all three points at the of the hubs of European businesses to sponsor a
The five men across Forward Stephen Weldon death after some good football. player from their own
the middle seemed to was unlucky not to make approach play by Harry There is a significant area, or sponsor some of
be working well as Neil it 3-0 right on halftime Thompson. barrier in the way of boys’ the many items of kit the
Wilson and John Myers but he ended up getting A final score of 2-2, but dreams though – they need club needs for the trip –
both created chances as crowded out in the box. the Grey Horse were dis- to raise £13,500 to be able travel bags, polo shirts and
the game progressed. The second half saw a appointed after a good to make the trip. The squad tracksuits to name but a
On 25 minutes it was 1-0. change in fortunes for halftime lead. and backroom staff of the few.

Shildon stay 3rd in the league Breast cancer


after 4-1 win against Stokesley football match
On Friday 4th March, a raffle will be held and
Shildon AFC entertained Anthony Hume in the box Shildon went ahead on 73 Shildon Dean Street will donations taken for a most
much-improved Stokesley for a penalty which was minutes with some scintil- play host to teams from worthy cause. Everyone is
at Dean Street on Saturday converted by Levent Yalcin. lating all-round play. Sam Think Pink and the Royal welcome to attend what
12th February, a side who Shildon went in at half time Garvie to Lee Chapman to George to raise money for promises to be a very fun
in the last two weeks had disappointed to be a goal Chris Hughes who fired in breast cancer charities. match, with refreshments
beaten league favourites behind. from close range. Turnstiles open at 5.45pm available afterwards in the
Spennymoor Town as well Shildon's manager must have Another fine goal followed for a 6.30pm kick off, where clubhouse.
as Billingham Synthonia said some harsh words at only two minutes later.
in the 3rd Round of the
League Cup.
half time as the Railwaymen
were a different team when
Chapman rounded two
players then squared the Want to join a pool
Shildon started the more
positive with the first
they re-emerged for the
2nd half.
ball to Steven Johnson who
also beat two players and league?
chance falling to Lee After Chris Hughes headed hammered home for 3 - 1.
Chapman on 8 minutes. just over, the home side On 88 minutes it was 4 - 1 A meeting is to take place Any team that would like
On 16 minutes, Stokesley's equalised with a well taken when a corner from Craig for any Shildon pubs who to join but cannot make
Brian Close blasted over goal on 54 minutes. Paul Price was sliced into his would like to join the the meeting can also ring
from close range. Buzzeo, recently signed own net by Brian Close. Shildon Friendly Pool Elizabeth or Shane on 01388
Shortly afterwards a from West Allotment Celtic Shildon’s Chairman, Brian League. 778103 or 07980381883 for
Chris Hughes ball found set up Lee Chapman who Burn, would like to convey The meeting will take more information.
Sonny Andrews, who had rounded two defenders and a big ‘thank you’ to all of place on Monday 21st Any new players wishing
a one-on-one with keeper blasted home. the people who turned up February from 8pm in the to join a team are also
Robert Dean, but his shot Just after the hour at the ground on Saturday Locomotive pub on Byerley welcome to go along to the
ballooned over. Stokesley should have taken morning to help secure the Road. meeting.
The visitors took the the lead, but a shot from poles and net behind East
lead on 25 minutes when
Keith Finch brought down
six yards out somehow hit
the bar.
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