Consett scouts have an ACE in the pack

Consett scouts have an ACE in the pack with Absolute Civil Engineering – Absolute Civil Engineering has linked with the 1st Consett and 1st Blackhill scout groups on a major £315,000 project, a new centre for the organisations in Consett. The condemned wooden scout hut in Constance Street, provided by the steelworks about 60 years ago, […]

An ACE experience for industrial archeologists

Youngsters from Consett took a trip back in time when they were invited to investigate the town’s industrial heritage. Excavation work on land formerly occupied by the town’s steelworks has unearthed artefacts and equipment that have lain hidden since the complex closed 31 years ago. The site at Berry Edge, part of a massive on-going […]