Chapter 810, 6th January 2017

Chapter 810, 6th January 2017

Ferryhill Mayor, Cllr Peter Atkinson, with his band of brave volunteers as they prepare to set off for Seaburn and a chilly charity fundraising Boxing Day Dip.

Stories:

  • Mayor and volunteers brave Seaburn seas for Boxing Day Dip
  • Mam campaigns for allergy testing
  • Free courses for the local community
  • New look for Friday lunches
  • Wellbeing for Life returns in new year
  • Sign up for garden waste collection
  • Santa hands out gifts at children’s disco
  • Begin the New Year with free group exercise classes
  • Tenlands get into the spirit of Christmas with Ferryhill police
  • Three months of roadworks at Thinford roundabout

Chapter 809, 23rd December 2016

Chapter 809, 23rd December 2016

Ferryhill Business and Enterprise College students took part in ‘Chores for Charity’ for the second year running and smashed last year’s £1,070 raised.

Stories:

  • FBEC students smash Chores for Charity fund raising total
  • Good Samaritans rewarded by Ferryhill Town Council
  • Ferryhill WI enjoy Christmas party
  • Unique mobile youth service visits Ferryhill
  • Free workshop for budding ballerinas
  • Chilton beavers, cubs and scouts learn about policing
  • Christmas church services
  • Christmas garden decorations stolen
  • Ferryhill Wheelers enjoy successful 90th anniversary
  • Ladies show men the route to victory

Chapter 808, 16th December 2016

Chapter 808, 16th December 2016

Cllr Christine Potts (left) and Chilton Mayor, Elizabeth Bruce (right) helped fund a day at the theatre to see Jack and the Beanstalk for Chilton Primary School’s pupils.

Stories:

  • Oh yes they do: Chilton Primary pupils visit Durham Gala panto
  • Save yourself from debt this Christmas
  • Nursery children delighted with visit from local Bobbies
  • Get together for a cuppa and a chat
  • Ferryhill Six support local groups
  • Glitz & Glam Ball for Kyran and scouts
  • Sign up now for garden waste collection in 2017
  • Celtic leap to second spot after comfortable away win
  • Darlington Young Bulls tamed by U10 matadors
  • Fourth win in a row for Under 9s

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

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