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Heritage Open Days returns

Heritage Open Days returns

This year’s regional Heritage Open Days programme has been announced. It is the twentieth anniversary of the project, which gives people the chance to go behind the scenes of the usually closed doors of historical and architectural treasures. Held between September 11 to 14, Heritage Open Days are organized by […]

Mum of two thanks Hylton adoption agency

Mum of two thanks Hylton adoption agency

A local mum thanked local adoption agency Arc Adoption, after being turned away by two other agencies in the area. Charlie Carter, 47, and her husband Steven started off by fostering three-week-old Aimee back in 2003, before adopting her a year later. They then went on to adopt Aimee’s seven-month-old […]

Springwell Village opens new play area

Springwell Village opens new play area

Springwell Village is celebrating the opening of the newly refurbished Seldom Seen Play Area. The City Council financed the £100,000 refurbishment and secured a £60,000 contribution from SITA Trust. The contribution helped with the refurbishment of the play area which is making it suitable for toddlers upwards. As well as […]