Chapter 807, 9th December 2016

Chapter 807, 9th December 2016

Ferryhill and Chilton’s first Festival of Christmas Trees has been hailed a colourful and resounding success.

Stories:

  • Festival of Christmas Trees declared a resounding success
  • FBEC celebrates top rankings
  • Christmas services and carol singing
  • Chilton Banner Appeal hold Christmas fundraiser
  • Mini Police learn importance of Carrs Nature Reserve
  • Three-day strike averted as council return to TA talks
  • Mayor and volunteers take the plunge for funds on Boxing Day
  • Wellbeing for Life returns in new year
  • Dynamoes claim derby day bragging rights
  • Ferryhill Town Youth Under 9s keep on winning

Chapter 806, 2nd December 2016

Chapter 806, 2nd December 2016

Mayor of Ferryhill, Cllr Peter Atkinson presents a cheque for £1,000 to Eric Schlosser of Ferryhill Town Band.

Stories:

  • Town Council supports local groups
  • Christmas Fayre well supported
  • Line dancers celebrate 20 years
  • Crowds gather to see Christmas lights switch-on
  • MP expresses opposition to planning application
  • Festival of Christmas Trees
  • Schools’ carol singers return to Town Hall gardens
  • Christmas card competition
  • Success for Premier League men as ladies just lose out
  • Cup stroll for Celtic

Chapter 803, 11th November 2016

Chapter 803, 11th November 2016

Teaching Assistants on the picket line outside Dean Bank Primary School. One of its governors, Cllr John Lindsay voted to sack and re-employ TAs on reduced contracts.

Stories:

  • Two thirds of councillors voting to sack TAs are school governors
  • Public urged to complete survey
  • Chrysanthemums on show in Ferryhill
  • Open afternoon at Cleves Cross
  • Planning application for 140 homes
  • Veterans at Ease charity collects funds at B&M
  • Ferryhill Christmas Fayre set for Friday 25th November
  • A festival of Christmas trees
  • Under 9s blitz Billingham
  • Under 11s wake up to trounce Thornaby

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