Chance Drama presented £500

December 01, 2019

Today a member of our team met the wonderful people at Chance Drama to present £500 to help fund the costumes for their upcoming pantomime. 

Chance Drama based in Ferryhill have over 45 members starting from 7 years old. The group meet once a week to perfect their shows ready for the big performance. 

Their upcoming pantomime ’Babes in the wood’ will run on January 30th, 31st and February 1st at Mainsforth Community Centre. If you would like to support the group and purchase tickets please contact Joan Harker on 01740652551

Angel Trust deliver baby hampers to PACT House

November 27, 2019

: Angel Trust were delighted to welcome The Lord Lieutenant Mrs Sue Snowdon to The new Angel Trust Hub in Bishop Auckland to show her our facilities and to discuss current projects


Angel Trust Chief Executive Clair Mcgregor and Lord Lieutenant travelled to PACT House in Stanley which provides a charitable link to the local community to donate new soft toys children’s pyjamas, winter gloves as well as baby hampers. All items will be distributed in time for Christmas to the local community.

PACT House operates 7 days a week giving support and advice on everything from domestic violence, homelessness and mental health issues. They make it a priority that no one should ever go hungry.

Angel Trust grant £500 to The Woodlands School

November 26, 2019

Today we met some staff and students from The Woodlands in Ferryhill.

We presented them with a cheque of £500 to enable them to go on a residential trip that they otherwise would not be able to afford. This residential trip will allow the students to learn away from a school environment and hopefully have a positive impact on their educational journey.

New scooter for youngster

November 23, 2019

On Thursday we met Jarred and his dad Michael. Unfortunately Jarred had his scooter stolen from him while out playing and then shattered his knee cap following this.

We were informed about this incident and decided to treat Jarred to a brand new scooter and safety equipment.

After chatting to them we also invited them to attend our Free Christmas Dinner at Hardwick Hall, to give the family a well deserved treat!

We hope you have fun and we’re glad your on the mend.

3 Brave women shave their heads in aid of Angel Trust

November 20, 2019

We would like to say thank you to these 3 lovely ladies who bravely shaved their heads to raise money for us. An amazing £647.93 was raised on the day, WELL DONE!

This money will help those in need in County Durham and Darlington.

Angel Trust Hub Grand Opening

November 12, 2019

We would like to give a big THANK YOU to all who attended and contributed to the formal opening of the newly refurbished Angel Trust Hub!

Our ‘Hub’ offers excellent education/training facilities as well as a base for our volunteers to work from.

We are extremely grateful to all of the individuals and businesses that have contributed towards The Angel Trust Hub, this wouldn’t have been possible without the help of you amazing and generous people!

Remembrance Sunday 2019

November 11, 2019

We were honoured to lay a poppy wreath at the Remembrance Ceremony in Bishop Auckland. “We will remember them, forever in our memories”

Outstanding £80,500 raised at The 16th Annual Oyster Festival

September 26, 2019

A big thank you to John Adamson, Hardwick Hall Hotel and Barclays who helped us raise an outstanding £80,500 at The 16th Annual Oyster Festival on Friday 27th September 2019!!

We are amazed by the support that was shown and are extremely grateful to everyone that attended and contributed... thank you!!

All of the money raised will go towards helping the local communities within County Durham and Darlington!

Angel Trust nominated for the Community Spirit Award

September 18, 2019

We are amazed and honoured to be nominated for the Community Spirit award at the Best of Bishop Auckland Business Awards 2019!!


We are amazed and honoured to be nominated for the Community Spirit award at the Best of Bishop Auckland Business Awards 2019!!  A big thank you to everyone that nominated and supported us!!

Noah’s Bedroom Makeover

September 19, 2019

After hearing about Noah's story, we were desperate to do something to help!!  When we heard about Noah's story, we were desperate to do something to help!!


11-month-old Noah was born with Spina Bifida, Cat Eye Syndrome, Dislocated hips and knee and Hydrocephalus meaning he has received a brain shunt. Noah is currently being cared for by his grandparents, who were struggling to give Noah his own space.


After hearing about this wish, we wanted to do everything we could to give Noah his very own bedroom to take some pressure away from his generous and caring grandparents.

Jude fighting leukaemia thrilled to be chosen as Newcastle United mascot

September 06, 2019

7 year old Jude was chosen to be a Newcastle United mascot after numerous nominations.

Mayor at Home

September 05, 2019

A big thank you to town Mayor Joy Allen for having us at your Mayor at home event last weekend!!

We raised a total of £253 thanks to your efforts and the help from our amazing volunteers!

Amazon Smile

August 22, 2019

Do you regularly shop on Amazon?? Did you know that you could be supporting Angel Trust while doing your online shopping?

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to Angel Trust.

Simply shop using this link 👇

Get Well Soon Max!

August 21, 2019

One of our trustees Betty Moffatt made a special visit to meet Max.

Max has recently been discharged from hospital after having heart surgery, meaning he hasn't been able to go out and enjoy himself this summer holidays. We surprised Max with lots of games and toys to keep him and his family entertained while he recovers from his operation.

We wouldn't be able to do what we do without all of the fantastic donations we receive from the community, so a big thank you to everyone!!  Get well soon Max!

Hardwick Live 2019!

August 18, 2019

We just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to everyone that supported us at Hardwick Live this weekend!! 

Your donations go back into our community to help those in need, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do without you!

Local Girls Football Club awarded funding!

August 17, 2019

One of our trustees, Betty Moffatt went to meet Bishop Auckland Girls FC during their training session.

We presented them with a cheque for £500, to allow the club to expand and buy new goal posts.

Angel Trust wish you luck in the future!

Angel Trust, proud to put a smile back on Hamzas face.

August 15, 2019

Angel Trust have worked alongside Durham Constabulary to put a smile back on 10-year-old Hamza's face.

Hamza was assaulted whilst playing in a park with his friend, he suffered a broken arm which required two surgeries on his elbow and shoulder. Unfortunately, the paramedics on the scene had to cut off Hamza's favourite Barcelona football shirt.

Members of the Angel Trust team, PCSO Christine O'Brien and PCSO Jen Atkinson went to visit Hamza and his family to surprise him with a new Barcelona football strip.

We hope this cheered you up after the terrible few weeks you've had, you are an extremely brave young man!!

Surprise gift for 4 year old Cooper!

August 13, 2019

Some members of the Angel Trust team headed out to surprise 4 year old Cooper!!

Cooper is 4 years old and daily life for him and his family is sometimes difficult as he is suffering from an extremely rare condition which means he requires assistance to breathe, eat and communicate. Cooper needs regular medical suction to breathe through a tracheostomy. His muscles are very weak and he cannot move himself or sit up.

Cooper’s family are currently raising funds to renovate their home to make it more comfortable for Cooper, their plans include creating a downstairs bedroom, bathroom and specialist equipment to make daily tasks easier.

If you would like to follow Coopers journey make sure to like his page Coopers Story

We gifted Cooper with a brand-new iPad to allow him to have entertainment from his own comfort.

It was an honour to meet both Cooper and his dad Kevin, we wish you well for the future!!

Angel Trust take on Roseberry Topping

August 03, 2019

A big thank you to everyone that took part in our sponsored walk up Roseberry Topping.


Everyone did amazing, you should all be proud of yourselves!!

Thank you!

July 26, 2019

We want to say a huge thank you to 5-year-old twins Callum & Joshua for raising an amazing £346 for Angel Trust.

The boys did a sponsored 1km run and a sponsored read. It is fantastic how caring and ambitious these boys are at such a young age, keep it up boys!!

A big well done and thank you from all of us at Angel Trust, you both deserve it!

Surprise visit to Hardwick Live ticket winners!!

July 25, 2019

Angel Trust CEO, Clair McGregor and charity ambassador Tess Tickle went out to surprise the winners of our Hardwick Live giveaway. 

We wanted to reward some of the amazing people in our community by giving back to those who have committed random acts of kindness!!  Angel Trust aim to give back to the community.

Angel Trust selected as Newcastle United Match Sponsor

July 14, 2019

Very Exciting news for Angel Trust!!

We have been selected as Newcastle United's match sponsor once again in their Premier League game against Manchester United on the 6th of October.

£1000 voucher towards a family holiday

July 11, 2019

We wanted to help a family in their time of need

Due to the tragic circumstances regarding the sudden loss of their mother, Charlene Saint.

The Angel Trust are supporting Charlene’s children by making their wishes come true with a £1000 voucher towards a family holiday

With love from Angel Trust Xx

Angel Trust New Hub

July 08, 2019

We have finally moved into our forever home!!
A huge thank you to everyone that has made this possible!
Thank you to Peter Pentland Signs for our fabulous new sign!
Also a big thank you to Wayne and Tommy from Bishop Auckland car and van hire, for giving us your time today to get us moved in.

Angel Trust chosen as M&S store charity

July 01, 2019

We are extremely excited to announce that we have been selected as Marks and Spencer Bishop Auckland chosen store charity this year!!

A big thank you to Steven Colwell!

June 26, 2019

A big thank you to Steven Colwell who is walking 2 miles every day for 365 consecutive days, totalling a huge 730 miles.  Steven is smashing his fundraising target, having already raised over £1400 for the trust!!

Stevens story: Starting boxing day 2018... I will be walking 2 miles every day for 365 consecutive days. May not seem much, but those of you who know how much trouble I have had walking (due to a mega injury to my quads, knee and kneecap) for the last 6 years know it will be a tough task. I was unable to walk unaided for just under 3 of them!

Click the link to sponsor Steven on the rest of his journey

Meet our Mascot

June 25, 2019

We would like everyone to meet Tobe... Angel Trust's official mascot!! Make sure to give his instagram a follow to see all of Tobe's adventures @tobethelab

Crook Town AFC awarded £500

June 15, 2019

Angel Trust are proud to award £500 to Crook Town AFC!!

Our Treasurer George Longthorne had a great time meeting you and the team.

Angel Trust to move into ex Bishop Auckland Social Club

May 20, 2019

JUST a year after our launch, we have secured the use of a disused social club to turn into our headquarters.

Lyla’s recording studio surprise!

May 09, 2019

We were honored to make one of Lyla's dreams come true!

Special surprise visit to 14 year old Mia and her family.

May 06, 2019

Angel Trust Ambassadors Tess Tickle and the Dragettes along with CEO Clair made a special surprise visit to 14 year old Mia and her family.

Councillor Joy Allen selects Angel trust as her chosen charity.

May 06, 2019

Her chosen charity for her term in Office is the Angel Trust.

Angel Trust presented with £2000 cheque

April 25, 2019

Angel Trust were invited to Escomb school today to be presented with a cheque for £2000 from two special little boys Joe & Louis.

Angel Trust are proud to be the chosen charity for this year’s Oyster Festival

April 24, 2019

Angel Trust are proud to be the chosen charity for this year’s Oyster Festival

Angel Trust have granted Victoria Lane Academy £500

April 23, 2019

Angel Trust have granted Victoria Lane Academy £500 to help with their Active families programme.

Trust have been chosen as the charity for Hardwick Live 2019 alongside The Solan Trust

April 08, 2019

We are excited to announce that Angel Trust have been chosen as the charity for Hardwick Live 2019 alongside The Solan Trust !

Angel Trust turns 1

April 01, 2019

Happy First Birthday to us!

Bishop Auckland Golf Club Captain Supports us!

March 31, 2019

:  Angel Trust have been chosen as the charity for BAGC

Surprise London trip for terminally ill mam and family

March 15, 2019

Ambassador Scarlett Moffatt and Head Mistress of Escomb Primary School, Wendy Gill surprised terminally ill Jen Beaumont with a trip to London with her family, including tickets to see the production of Mamma Mia while they are in London.

£600 presented to Kyran Richmond

March 02, 2019

Cheque for £600 presented to Kyran Richmond aged 15 to help build an accessible garden for him to use and enjoy.

Helping a family who have lost possessions due to a house fire

February 26, 2019

Members of Angel Trust hand-delivered gifts to a family in need, who lost their possessions due to a house fire.