Chapter 792 26th August 2016

Chapter 792 August 26th 2016

Maisie Smillie and Emma Hawman of Ferryhill are delighted to have been chosen from 250 hopefuls to perform in English Youth Ballet’s production of Giselle.


  • Maisie and Emma to perform with English Youth Ballet
  • Last Night of the Proms theme for Mayor’s Charity Concert
  • Defibrillator now fully operational at Cleves Cross
  • Aycliffe Tesco hold family fun day for national charities
  • Cyclist seriously injured after being hit by truck
  • Disco time in aid of Tenlands
  • Help on hand for teens taking first steps into world of work
  • West Chilton play area closed due to safety concerns
  • Rain interrupts league but sun shines for Craig Dargue Day
  • Cup upset follows league stalemate

Chapter 791 19th August 2016

Chapter 791 August 19th 2016

Among the many stalls and attractions, local children had fun with ‘Meet my Mascot’ characters from several famous Hollywood movies.


  • Ferryhill enjoys all the fun of the Summer Fayre
  • Ferryhill Six present cheque to Northumbria Blood Bikes
  • Enthusiasts gather as Scotsman flies through Ferryhill
  • Turners is coming to town
  • County Durham ghost story brought to life in new book
  • No change to bank holiday bin dates
  • Fun in the Car Park as cancer group raises funds
  • Mayor’s charity concert at St Luke’s
  • Mainsforth U11s and U13s celebrate awards night
  • Celtic demolish Sacriston in cup

Chapter 790 12th August 2016

Chapter 790 August 12th 2016

The bag pack at B&M Bargains in Ferryhill raised over £110 to help a family whose young daughter has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.


  • Bag pack at B&M in Ferryhill raises funds for local family
  • Successful road race for Ferryhill cyclists
  • Hotel to host Mini Beer Festival for Help for Heroes
  • Fun day to promote Miners’ Welfare Recreation Ground
  • Pupils turn teachers to educate over dog mess
  • Get fit and active for free during the Olympic Games
  • Ferryhill marker stone cleaned after graffiti vandalism
  • Get your dog ready for travel
  • Disappointing weekend for Mainsforth’s senior sides
  • Celtic prepare for cup action

Chapter 789 5th August 2016

Chapter 789 August 5th 2016

Princesses from Frozen with members of the Bishop’s Pipe Band at last year’s Ferryhill Summer Fayre.


  • Ferryhill Summer Fayre returns to Dean Bank Park
  • Last of the over 60’s courses at Endeavour Woodcrafts
  • New Curate for St Luke’s Church
  • Ferryhill sign defaced in yet another act of vandalism
  • Ferryhill research participants wanted
  • Dog owners in Ferryhill urged to take care
  • Final Big Baz Challenge pushes total raised to £13,000
  • Snake on the loose captured in Church Lane
  • Brandon blown away by Barnes and Co
  • Chilton pay penalty as Celtic lift the cup

Chapter 788 29th July 2016

Chapter 788 July 29th 2016

Funding is required for a variety of materials which will be used to get schools across the UK to join the not-for-profit Lunar Mission One’s Pilot Education Scheme. The t-shirts, pictured above, are just one example of the items which have been designed but need donations to be turned into reality.


  • Donations sought for educational space programme
  • FBEC students enjoy range of activities for ‘Big Learning’ day
  • Call for end: fires and litter in nature sites
  • Art and Photography exhibition at the Town Hall
  • Presentation evening at the Royal British Legion
  • Last Night of the Proms charity event in September
  • Local groups benefit from Chilton Mayor’s donations
  • Chilton family fun day at Miners Welfare Recreation Ground
  • Blaydon never at the races as 1st XI romp to victory
  • Children’s summer activities in Chilton

Chapter 787 22nd July 2016

Chapter 787 July 22nd 2016

Pupils from Dean Bank Primary School, performing a dance as part of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Stratford-upon-Avon with children from other schools.


  • Dean Bank students perform A Midsummer’s Night Dream
  • Ferryhill Partnership finally awarded 35-year lease
  • Peer Mentor training to promote caring environment at FBEC
  • Prices revised for recreational facilities
  • Competitions and donations at St Aidan’s Summer Fete
  • FBEC students yet again achieve success in maths challenge
  • Olympic swimmer visits challenge heroes at Dean Bank
  • Residents warned about scam
  • Mainsforth CC present cheque to Nicole Agar
  • School games success for FBEC

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