Newton Aycliffe station is not currently adopted, but we are interested in finding an organisation or business who is keen to adopt this Northern managed station. If you are keen to get involved please get in touch.
In 2018 students at Greenfield Community College, former adopters of Newton Aycliffe station, completed an art project called ‘Bring the Funny’ which aimed to promote wellbeing in the local community by raising the spirits of rail users. The students worked closely with artist and designer Nicola Golightly along with writer and director Laura Degnan to complete eight amusing poster boards which hung along the length of the station. They also constructed a fantastic interactive light box with a motion detector which was fitted inside the station’s shelters and triggered by passers-by. Comedian and artist Ruth Johnson also got involved to help the students record jokes which triggered when the light box illuminated. Those who took part in the project were all members of Youth Cree, a group designed to promote positive wellbeing, and all worked together as a team to complete this amazing project for their community.