Chapter 772, 8th April 2016

Chapter 772 April 8th 2016

Members of DIDO, which was established in 2006, celebrated their 10th anniversary on Monday 4th April with food, music, games and dancing.


  • Day out for DIDO as members celebrate tenth birthday
  • Veteran to parachute jump for injured Gulf War soldiers
  • Anger as DLI Museum finally closes doors
  • Ferryhill Six donate to defibrillator campaign
  • George Robson Miller – A soldier’s tale
  • Ferryhill mum raises funds for autism
  • Fundraising night for Parkinson’s UK
  • Ferryhill Six recent fundraising
  • Under 13 Falcons to host a fundraising evening
  • Dropped points fail to dent Ferryhill Celtic’s title hopes

Chapter 771, 1 April 2016

Chapter 771 April 1st 2016

Ferryhill Mayor, Cllr Pauline Crathorne presents a bouquet of flowers and glass tumbler to Betty and Terry Rounsley to celebrate their forthcoming golden anniversary.


  • Mayor joins Terry and Betty for golden anniversary celebrations
  • Pupils raising speed awareness with ‘drive safely’ campaign
  • Sponsors wanted for Environment Awards
  • County Durham Plan timeline before Cabinet
  • Parents’ anguish as son is killed in car accident
  • Banner group quiz night fundraiser
  • Fire hazard warning after blaze in Chilton
  • Boys praised for raising fire alarm
  • Whist and dominoes
  • Six of the best as Celtic consolidate top spot

Chapter 770, 25 March 2016

Chapter 770 March 25th 2016

1st Chilton Scout Group with some of their new equipment, purchased from the 4 Together Partnership’s area budget.


  • New equipment for 1st Chilton Scout Group after AAP funding
  • Eggcellent opportunity for primary’s pupils to win prizesy
  • Community Action Team to visit Ferryhill South
  • Eden and Caitlin star with NDG at Miss Durham 2016
  • Free e-books launched by Ferryhill author
  • Ferryhill Village WI enjoy talented singer
  • Successful Blind Life meeting in Ferryhill and Chilton
  • Foodbank date and donations request
  • Dean Bank pupils learn about online safety
  • Leaders slip as Celtic win to go top