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  1. Speedbird Built in Shotley Shed

    By Derek Davis on May 26th, 2015

    A sailboat looking to break a world speed record built by a Shotley engineer in his shed, will be on show in the British Science Museum from today (Tuesday).   Using cutting edge carbon technology, Dave Chisholm single-handedly created Speedbird …

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  2. Art Trail

    on May 20th, 2015

    A group of wonderfully talented artists get the Shotley Peninsula Art Trail underway this weekend with an exhibition at St Mary's Church, Harkstead. The preview session runs from 11-5pm on Saturday and Sunday and the artists will be there to say …

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  3. Penny Mile

    on May 20th, 2015

    Don't be alarmed if you see youngsters stopping cars and asking for money on Saturday - they are not modern day highwayman. The Shotley Scout group will be out once again looking to create a Penny Mile between the lay-by next to Corner Garage down to …

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  4. Council Meeting

    on May 19th, 2015

      SHOTLEY ANNUAL PARISH COUNCIL MEETING       May 15th 2015   All Parish Councillors are required to attend the Annual Parish Council Meeting of the Shotley Parish Council to be held on Thursday 21st May 2015, at 7.15pm at the large committee …

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  5. New District Councillors Elected

    on May 11th, 2015

    Berners ward, which includes the villages of Freston, Woolverstone, Chelmondiston, Erwarton and Shotley, now has two newly elected District Councilors.  Conservative Peter Patrick and Derek Davis, an Independent, took the seats in a field of eight …

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  6. Good Turnout At Community Shop Meetings

    on May 4th, 2015

    Nearly 250 people, almost 10 per cent of the Shotley population, turned out for the two public meetings held to assess the support for a community shop, after the local shop in Shotley Gate closed on March 27 after 153 years of trading.    Added to …

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  7. Bench Donated

    By Gary Richen on May 1st, 2015

    Norma and Eddie Bembridge of Shotley Gate enjoy walking through Ganges Wood. They often feel the need to have a rest in the peace and quiet of the woodland, and came up with a solution - they have had a bench installed in a lovely clearing in the …

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