Category Archives: Issues

Chapter 823, 7th April 2017

Chapter 823, 7th April 2017

Beat the Street is underway in Ferryhill and Chilton where dozens of teams are competing to top the leaderboard, which also includes teams from Chester le Street.

Stories:

  • Running start for Beat the Street in Ferryhill
  • Neighbourscoop Watchers send strong message to community
  • Events proving popular at Endeavour
  • Landlord ordered to pay over £800 for licence breaches
  • Easter crafts & snacks
  • Enter CIC perform for Boadway & West End dignitaries
  • Ferryhill couple celebrate 60 happy years together
  • Seconds out as boxers raise funds for Kyran
  • Croquet Club to host free taster sessions
  • High fives as Celtic go clear at the top

Chapter 822, 31st March 2017

Chapter 822, 31st March 2017

Edward and Sylvia Bell are congratulated on reaching their golden wedding anniversary by Ferryhill’s mayor.

Stories:

  • Golden Wedding celebration for Edward and Sylvia
  • New activities at Ferryhill Hub studio
  • Budding scientists come together at Sedgefield NETPark
  • Ferryhill Station RBL free coffee morning
  • WI members entertained by talk
  • The “Charlies” of Tudhoe St Charles School
  • FBEC students compete at School Games
  • Peter celebrates 90th with life membership of Ferryhill IBC
  • Town Youth U9s win away at local rivals
  • Celtic knock leaders off summit

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