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Welcome to our old fashioned North East sweet Shop & Gift shop Online
 
Our online old fashioned sweets sweetie shop is bursting with tastebud nostalgic retro temptation!
 

Here at Sweet Greetings Shildon, we are absolutely dedicated to supplying only the best original old fashioned sweets available anywhere in the UK, and if they don't pass our stringent taste testing and valued customer feedback , then it does not make its way onto or site or our sweet shop shelves. Sweet Greetings started trading as a sweet shop & tobacconist, selling sweets from the jars in the year 1909, and after four different owners, still does exactly the same now as it did all those years ago.
 

Customer satisfaction is and always will be our number one aim.

November 2014 SWEET NEWS: New xmas gifts and sweets in store and we also welcome Costa Coffee to our quaint little Town in Shildon.

May 2014 SWEET NEWSA lot of visitors to the Locomotion museum are unaware of the final resting place of one of the world's leading railwaymen and superintendent Timothy Hackworth's final resting place and grave is located in St John's Church, also Commonwealth war Graves which are approx 10 yards from oodles of free parking & approx 10 yards from the start of the shops.
 
18-06-2012 SWEET NEWS: The Olympic flame is going past our sweet shop in Shildon today and we cannot wait. We are giving away today hundreds of balloons to celebrate.
 
15-01-2012 SWEET NEWS: Anyone looking for wedding & event sweet trailers - trolleys - carts for hire please see our friends at the Victorian Sweet Cart Company http://www.victoriansweetcartcompany.co.uk for full details.
 
15-11-2011 SWEET NEWS: Just heard the great news that we have been chosen today as the North East Retailer Hidden Gem Awards Winner and are now through to the Nationals.
 
03-11-2011 SWEET NEWS: We have just won North East Retailer of the Year 2011 Yippeeeeee.
 
30-11-2011 SWEET NEWS: We are excited to announce that we are finalists, in the Star Radio Retail Awards. Massive thankyou to all our customers.
 
17-10-2011 SWEET NEWS: Candy floss machine now available to hire for all your local events and parties.
 
21-08-2011 SWEET NEWS: Join Sweet Greetings Shildon on Facebook and receive special online offers.
 
20-08-2011 SWEET NEWS: Fairy Satins are now back instore & online.
 
15-06-2011 SWEET NEWS: Our very own victorian sweet cart is available for hire throughout County Durham and the North East including, Newcastle Upon tyne, Northumberland, WearValley, Sunderland, Newton Aycliffe, Middlesborough, Teesside, Bishop Auckland. We can travel further with prior arrangement. www.victoriansweetcartcompany.co.uk

10-05-2011 SWEET NEWS: Fathers day gifts for 2011 available to view and buy online and instore.
 
20-03-2011 SWEET NEWS: Mothers Day gifts online and ready to order.
 
17-02-2011 SWEET NEWS: Easter sweets selection is now online and ready to taste.
 
4-2-2011 SWEET NEWS: After many requests wholesale sweets are now being added, although no sweets in this section are available to buy in smaller amounts.
 
20-1-2011 SWEET NEWS: Valentines gifts and sweets online.
 
1-1-2011 SWEET NEWS: Wilko Mints sweets & Beer Pint Pots are now back instore and available to the UK.
 
28-11-2010 SWEET NEWS: Try the newly added Scottish Clove Rock. Smooth, beautiful & very tasty.
 
12-10-2010 SWEET NEWS: Just added are the new lovely candy canes, which aprt from tasting lovely, they also look great on the xmas trees, and chocolate iced cups.
 
23-8-2010 SWEET NEWS: With the recent sweets to our collection, the Swizzels mini love heart rolls and the candy bricks, we continue to strive to bring you the very best sweets anywhere in the UK.

10-5-2010 SWEET NEWS: Jap Dessert sweets are back instore and online. A great retro sweet.
 
5-5-2010 SWEET NEWS: Fruit coconut mushrooms and the best traditional humbug that we can find also added to our site. Checkout our new retro sweet tub and also soon will be adding a list of new wedding sweets and favours.
 
15-4-2010 SWEET NEWS: Fruit rock and Blackcurrant & Liquorice sweets now available online.
 
31-3-2010 SWEET NEWS: Jap Desserts due back in stock soon.
 
25-3-2010 SWEET NEWS: Brand new Jakemans of Boston blueberry menthol sweets online and instore.
 
17-3-2010 SWEET NEWS: Just added to our site is a great original strawberry jelly sweet and the great caramel cups and also chocolate orange nibbs.

4-3-2010 SWEET NEWS: We have once again been asked by Asthma UK to team up with them this year and help raise money in their "In the Limelight Campaign".
 
1-3-2010 SWEET NEWS: Insider news for the announcement of the new Cadbury Mousse Chocolate Bars that are still in the early stages of development....Watch this space and keep it Shhhhhh
 
We just need to remind everyone how SOUR the mega sour sweets are, after being told by some customers," that they are out of this world and unbelieveable". Yes we totally agree, they are not for the faint hearted.


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