Chapter 821, 24th March 2017

Chapter 821, 24th March 2017

Beat the Street, the walking, running and cycling challenge was launched at Dean Bank Literary Institute last week.

Stories:

  • Health challenge will see streets turned into live game
  • Dixon’s descendent to be guest speaker
  • Margaret & Ivan are a golden couple
  • Cleves cross ladies to ride 100km for charity
  • Bill & Sandra celebrate fifty years together
  • Ferryhill fire halts northern line trains
  • Local artist and author release children’s book
  • Charity event held in newly renamed ‘Tommy’s Bar’
  • Pressure’s off for IBC
  • Thrilling final minutes for Celtic

Chapter 820, 17th March 2017

Chapter 820, 17th March 2017

Enter CIC Director, Andrea Flynn with Cllr Brian Avery, who donated £20,569 to the group to allow them to buy a new van to help transport essential equipment.

Stories:

  • Funding helps Enter CIC purchase new vehicle
  • History Society cancels calendar
  • Childrens’ speeding campaign hits home with drivers
  • Dying to be Cool campaign targets schoolchildren
  • Limited places left on popular Endeavour Woodcraft courses
  • Voters reminded to register for elections
  • Elvis is in the building as Tenlands Care Home rocks
  • New classes at New Dance Generation
  • Chef cooks up prize-winning feast at Chilton Care Centre
  • Celtic into Cup Semi-final

Chapter 819, 10th March 2017

Chapter 819, 10th March 2017

Ferryhill and Chilton are to be transformed into a giant walking and cycling game this spring as ‘Beat Boxes’ appear throughout both towns.

Stories:

  • Ferryhill and Chilton to be transformed into giant game
  • Council face £28k bill over breach
  • Chilton couple celebrate 50 years together
  • Angel Bomb and Bishop’s Bash at Cornforth and St Luke’s
  • Discover the Roman NHS
  • Pupils get on board with railway safety
  • Ferryhill author illustrates the real meaning of Easter
  • Arthur bowled over on his nintieth birthday
  • Tough going for IBC
  • Season’s best from U9s

Chapter 818, 3rd March 2018

Chapter 818, 3rd March 2017

Volunteer litter pickers from Chilton and Ferryhill will be cleaning the wooded area at the rear of Aldwin Close on Saturday 11th March from 10am for two hours.

Stories:

  • Residents come together to make a cleaner Chilton
  • Tenlands community coffee mornings
  • Have a chat and a game of bingo
  • Crafters’ coffee morning for GACSG
  • Vacanices available at Endeavour
  • Glitz and Glam Charity Ball raises funds for local charities
  • Take part in Big Spring Clean litter-pick campaign
  • Fiftieth anniversary of Ferryhill Youth Club double winners
  • Mainsforth indoor nets under way
  • Bringing bowls to kids

Chapter 817, 24th February 2017

Chapter 817, 24th February 2017

The Ferryhill Six presented a cheque for £500 to Handicapped Children’s Pilgrimage Trust volunteer nurse, Theresa Chaplin (third from right).

Stories:

  • Ferryhill Six present cheque to Pilgrimage Trust
  • Local Area Action Partnership meeting
  • Windlestone Hall back on the market for £850,000
  • Keeping fit without leaving the armchair
  • Primary pupils help Children’s Commissioner for England
  • Endeavour Woodcrafts celebrates 25 years
  • Reiki proving very popular
  • Celebrate pancake day at St Aidan’s
  • Ferryhill ladies bow out at semi-finals stage
  • Celtic back to winning ways

Chapter 816, 17th February 2017

Chapter 816, 17th February 2017

Bishop Auckland and Darlington Memorial hospitals have launched a £2.5m fundraising appeal to help buy the latest state-of-the-art MRI scanners.

Stories:

  • MRI scanner appeal – hospitals need your support
  • Brunch with a Bishop at St Luke’s
  • Over 80 youths turn up for pizza & pop
  • Dates for Ferryhill Labour surgeries
  • A captivating journey through history
  • Top Elvis act to visit Tenlands
  • DCC approve Chilton housing development
  • Guides seek Active Kids vouchers
  • Seniors wait for win is over
  • Dynamoes sink Celtic in five goal cup semi final thriller

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