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Chapter 724, 1 May 2015

Chapter 724 May 1st 2015

The demise of Sedgefield Residents’ Federation has led to a windfall for Great North Air Ambulance Service and Northumbria Blood Bikes.


  • Residents’ group donates remaining funds to charities
  • Ferryhill councillor to attend Garden Party
  • Public invited to attend Ferryhill Annual Town Meeting
  • Classic Car and Bike meeting
  • County Council press ahead with lighting decision despite pleas
  • livin shortlisted in Responsible Business Awards
  • Breastfeeding Café at Ferryhill Health Centre
  • New careers advice service for Chilton residents
  • Registration for Bark in the Park now open
  • Frustrating day for Mainsforth Cricket Club

Chapter 723, 24 April 2015

Chapter 723 April 24th 2015

Councillor Christine Potts, front, raises a glass with members of St Aidan’s Church to celebrate the upgrading of the Church Hall’s kitchen.


  • St Aidan’s refurbished kitchen opens after £5,000 grant
  • School, and properties evacuated in Ferryhill drama
  • Ferryhill landlord brews special arts festival ale
  • Ferryhill History Society meeting
  • Dean Bank Summer Fair
  • Mayor’s Charity Dinner held
  • Successful Chilton Banner fundraising evening
  • Nursery places available at Ferryhill Station Primary
  • Enter CIC costumes available for professional and party hire
  • Cup final agony for Celtic

Chapter 722, 17th April 2015

Chapter 722 April 17th 2015

Enter CIC performed Jesus Christ Superstar to rapturous applause at Durham Cathedral on 9th and 10th April.  Photo: Eddie Serrell.


  • Historic performance by Enter CIC at Durham Cathedral
  • Emergency services response praised
  • Tributes paid after holiday tragedy
  • Surtees Doorstep Green Easter Egg Hunt
  • Benefit cuts leave ill man with no money
  • Council passes lighting amendment
  • Council agree to formation of Ferryhill Youth Council
  • Cricket club’s new season preparations continue
  • Champion bowlers
  • Celtic clean up in league catch up

Chapter 720, April 3rd 2015

Chapter 720 April 3rd 2015

Jessica Blackburn (left) and Carla Stoker (right) on the march with Captain Hook (David Eliot-Cooper from Histrionics drama company).


  • Getting  hooked  for  MEGA Motion
  • Competition  ‘eggstremely’  difficult  to  judge
  • Fun  at  St  Luke’s  Toddler  Group
  • Warm  welcome  for  new apprentices
  • Krazy  Kev  is  back  at Ferryhill  Library
  • Easter  activities  at  New  Dance  Generation
  • Family  bootcamp
  • County  Councillor  resigns
  • Pre-loved  bazaar  & café
  • Leanne’s  kicking  cancer’s  butt

Chapter 719, March 27th 2015

Chapter 719 March 27th 2015

Ferryhill Town Mayor, Councillor Pauline Crathorne, presents Norman and Isabel Dunn with a bouquet of flowers and a tankard to celebrate their Diamond Anniversary.


  • Cabinet give go ahead for closure of 28 Children’s Centres
  • Returned survey nets Susan £50
  • VIVO set for Easter concert
  • Teacher experiences effects of Syrian refugee crisis first hand
  • Banner group fundraising night
  • Young engineers build bridges
  • Ferryhill Methodist Church Easter services
  • Veterans help Dynamoes win
  • Noah overcomes partisan crowd to claim national title
  • Celtic lose out in extra time nailbiter