Chapter 813, 27th January 2017

Chapter 813, 27th January 2017

King George V Playing Fields, locally know as the Broom Rec, is set to receive a complete facelift after funding was secured by Ferryhill Town Council.

Stories:

  • Work begins to regenerate King George V Playing Field
  • Glitz & Glam Ball for Kyran and scouts
  • Emily celebrates poster competition win
  • Generous donation received by Endeavour Woodcrafts
  • Labour councillors surgery
  • Call for more volunteers as new activities scheduled for Hub
  • Cleves Cross students become little life-savers
  • Chess club seeks players of all ages
  • Ferryhill ladies in Mason Trophy success
  • Celtic through in Heart Foundation Cup

Chapter 812, 20th January 2017

Chapter 812, 20th January 2017

Pupils Thomas Hughes, Jay Purdy, Ciena Jordan, Eve Stewart and Jarred Webster with Mrs Brentnall, Mr Sheard and Councillor John Lindsay.

Stories:

  • “Drive like YOUR kids live here,” plead local school pupils
  • Thinford roadworks under way
  • MP to host Brexit surgery at Ferryhill Town Hall
  • New drama club seeks performers
  • Teachers wanted for Russian schools visit
  • Free courses continue at Endeavour Woodcrafts
  • Help available to avoid the winter money blues
  • Celtic set up cup semi-final derby against Dynamoes
  • Bowlers’ return dampened
  • Mainsforth Cricket Club to host AGM and entertainment

Chapter 811, 13th January 2017

Chapter 811, 13th January 2017

A site at Thirlmere Road, Ferryhill, has been prepared as part of a three-year programme to build 70 new houses by homes and communities business, livin.

Stories:

  • Work under way on new house building programme
  • Junior Club’s film receives world premier next week
  • Activities at the Institute
  • Film and Fun Night at St Aidan’s
  • Proof of address needed at foodbank
  • Healthy mum gets a new lease of life
  • Film club kicks off the new year with Helen Mirren thriller
  • Police appeal after dogs stolen
  • Cabinet responds to poverty
  • Ten man Celtic lose to nine man Boldon in County Cup

Chapter 810, 6th January 2017

Chapter 810, 6th January 2017

Ferryhill Mayor, Cllr Peter Atkinson, with his band of brave volunteers as they prepare to set off for Seaburn and a chilly charity fundraising Boxing Day Dip.

Stories:

  • Mayor and volunteers brave Seaburn seas for Boxing Day Dip
  • Mam campaigns for allergy testing
  • Free courses for the local community
  • New look for Friday lunches
  • Wellbeing for Life returns in new year
  • Sign up for garden waste collection
  • Santa hands out gifts at children’s disco
  • Begin the New Year with free group exercise classes
  • Tenlands get into the spirit of Christmas with Ferryhill police
  • Three months of roadworks at Thinford roundabout

Chapter 809, 23rd December 2016

Chapter 809, 23rd December 2016

Ferryhill Business and Enterprise College students took part in ‘Chores for Charity’ for the second year running and smashed last year’s £1,070 raised.

Stories:

  • FBEC students smash Chores for Charity fund raising total
  • Good Samaritans rewarded by Ferryhill Town Council
  • Ferryhill WI enjoy Christmas party
  • Unique mobile youth service visits Ferryhill
  • Free workshop for budding ballerinas
  • Chilton beavers, cubs and scouts learn about policing
  • Christmas church services
  • Christmas garden decorations stolen
  • Ferryhill Wheelers enjoy successful 90th anniversary
  • Ladies show men the route to victory

Chapter 808, 16th December 2016

Chapter 808, 16th December 2016

Cllr Christine Potts (left) and Chilton Mayor, Elizabeth Bruce (right) helped fund a day at the theatre to see Jack and the Beanstalk for Chilton Primary School’s pupils.

Stories:

  • Oh yes they do: Chilton Primary pupils visit Durham Gala panto
  • Save yourself from debt this Christmas
  • Nursery children delighted with visit from local Bobbies
  • Get together for a cuppa and a chat
  • Ferryhill Six support local groups
  • Glitz & Glam Ball for Kyran and scouts
  • Sign up now for garden waste collection in 2017
  • Celtic leap to second spot after comfortable away win
  • Darlington Young Bulls tamed by U10 matadors
  • Fourth win in a row for Under 9s