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

Chapter 815, 10th February 2017

Chapter 815, 10th February 2017

Members of Cleves Cross Mini Police helped PCSO Louise Armstrong record the licence plates of vehicles speeding along Wood Lane.

Stories:

  • Mini Police help keep Ferryhill and Chilton roads safe
  • Free pizza and pop at Ferryhill Hub
  • Michael Chaplin guests for History Society
  • Rupert Bear illustrator to help create Ferryhill and Chilton book
  • FBEC students ensure ‘Arena Gig’ is a sell out
  • Millennium Mayor passes away
  • Teaching Assistants to hold ‘day of solidarity’ march
  • School car park re-surfacing works
  • Aimee secures European belt as Aidan wins debut Pro-Am
  • Celtic leapfrog Dynamoes after win

Chapter 814, 3rd February 2017

Chapter 814, 3rd February 2017

The A688 junction with Leeman’s Lane is closed for the remainder of the Thinford roundabout roadworks due to safety corncerns over the increase in traffic through Hett.

Stories:

  • Road closure in response to safety concerns
  • Mentor scheme calls for volunteers
  • “It was all good clean fun back then…”
  • Be an AAP board member
  • Ceilidh and haggis at Burns Night fundraiser
  • School raises awareness of young carers
  • Autism support group expands
  • Mainsforth CC pay respects to club legend, Tom Stoddart
  • Billy Snaith to fight for British belt
  • Last gasp Celtic end unbeaten run

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

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