Find out more about Middleton St George Community Centre

The Middleton St George Community Association exists to improve the lives of community members by providing educational, recreational and social activities, and to run and maintain a community centre as a base for those activities. If you would like to know more about our purpose, vision or history please select one of the buttons below.

The Trustees

David Darling

Trustee, Chairman & Acting Treasurer

I moved to Middleton St George late September 2018 with my wife Maria.

Being in business for most part of my life I currently share responsibility with Maria in her shoe business. I retired in 2016 and have held various positions of office for several voluntary organisations, all involving the building of community relations. I wanted to become involved with the local community here and so I offered to help with the Community Centre and became a Trustee early in 2019.  I became Secretary in May and Acting Chairman in July 2019.

I am looking forward to helping my fellow Trustees with the continued projects of the Community Centre and offering my business skills to help wherever I can.

Louise Seniscal

Trustee & Vice Chair

I have been on the Community Association committee since 2014 and took the role of Vice Chairperson in 2017.

My husband and I moved into the village from Hurworth in 2005, wanting to be part of a community. We have two girls who have grown up in the village, and we all now have many friends who live in Middleton St George.

I work in a large primary school in Middlesbrough three days a week, as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant.  I have worked there for 21 years, working with children from 3-9 years of age.

My role as a Trustee is where I feel I can help improve your Community Centre.  I have always enjoyed working as part of a team, and enjoy a challenge!

Maria Darling

Trustee & Secretary

After living out of the area for quite some time I returned to my roots in this beautiful part of the country in 2018.  Having spent most of my working life in the corporate sector, I still run my own business, although on a part-time basis now, so that my husband and I can spend more time doing things together.  I also teach English as a foreign language to students in the summer.

As a new-comer to MSG I was keen to become involved in the local community and so became a Trustee of the Community Association in 2019.  I will take great pleasure in helping to build on what has been achieved so far by a great committee, in order to help the Community Association grow and prosper for future generations.

Sue Camidge


I have lived in Middleton One Row since 1988 with my husband and our two daughters. I have always been interested in keeping fit, and in 2013 I started a Zumba class at the Community Centre. It was a great opportunity to meet local residents. Subsequently I was invited to attend a meeting to meet the committee and I am now a Trustee.

I have a Level 3 fitness qualification and not only run Zumba classes, but I teach Pilates, Ballroom Dancing, keep fit and a Latin class, all at the Community Centre.

Catherine Gilsenan


I have been a Community Association Trustee and Committee Member since 2014.

My husband (Mike), son (Christopher) and I have lived in Middleton St George since January 2006.  Mike and I are originally from Darlington.

My profession is Translator, Interpreter and Private Language Tutor (French and Spanish), and for several years I taught a weekly Spanish Class at the Community Centre during term time.

Hannah McCurley


I moved with my family to Middleton St George late in 2018. After living in the center of Stockton on Tees, we were keen to find somewhere with a strong sense of community and become involved in village life. After living in the village for a year, and using the community center regularly, I felt it a worthy cause to be a part of.

I work full time as a nurse in the private sector, run a small crafts business and look after a growing family. Life is busy, but I do like it that way!

Marion Ogle


I moved to Middleton St George in January 2020 with my husband Lindsay from Darlington, where I’ve lived and worked most of my life.

I recently retired from Darlington Borough Council after 43 years’ service, where I gained a vast amount of experience in Town Centre Partnerships and event management, along with lots of contacts.  I’d like to utilise my experience to assist the Trustees with the development and implementation of the community centre’s projects and programming.

Lindsay and I are very keen on the outdoors so you may see us out running or walking around the village or in our beautiful countryside.

I am also a member of Darlington for Culture and a committee member for the Darlington Community Carnival and Darlington Dance Festival Association.

I am excited about my role as a Trustee and look forward to working with the community.

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Middleton St George Community Centre

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