Chapter 850, 13th October 2017

Chapter 850, 13th October 2017

The Poppy Truck will be one of the attractions at the unveiling ceremony of A Field of Poppies - a commemoration to the fallen in the Great War.

Stories:

  • World War I poppy tribute to be unveiled at West Cornforth
  • Group overwhelmed by generous donations
  • Ferryhill and Chilton schools launch Fuel for School project
  • Dream comes true as Sophie wins Young Writer competition
  • Half term at Ferryhill Library
  • Scouts delight at Methodist coffee morning donation
  • Christmas Shoebox Appeal
  • Broom Methodist Youth Club reunion
  • Under 10s open with league win
  • Celtic lose thriller but MND charity is the winner

Chapter 849, 6th October 2017

Chapter 849, 6th October 2017

The award-winning Green Horizon project has been broken into by thieves.

Stories:

  • Allotment project in plea for donations of tools after break-in
  • Chilton to host fireworks display
  • Healthwatch praises Chilton Pharmacy after visit
  • Ex-mayor donates funds to The Garth Craft Club
  • Durham University brings dinosaurs to life for pupils
  • Capital grants of £500 – £5,000 available for local projects
  • Chilton Banner fundraiser
  • Improvements at Ferryhill Bowls Club thanks to funding
  • Celtic demolish Pittington in Cup
  • Ferryhill Under 10s enjoy away cup win

Chapter 848, 29th September 2017

Chapter 848, 29th September 2017

Operation Spruce Up is a Durham County Council-led initiative aimed at cleaning up towns and villages throughout the county.

Stories:

  • Ferryhill gets a spruce up as campaign taskforce visits town
  • Coffee morning and quiz at Tenlands
  • Schoolchildren join new money- saving scheme
  • Broom Cottages Nursery children reap what they sowed
  • Harvest Festival celebrated at Tenlands Care Home
  • Combatting depression in elderly is Child’s Play
  • Ferryhill in Bloom and Allotments presentations held
  • World’s biggest coffee morning
  • Weekly Winter Warmer free meal
  • Regional Boxing Championships take place in Ferryhill

Chapter 847, 22nd September 2017

Chapter 847, 22nd September 2017

The hall is prepared for judging at the annual Cornforth Village Show.

Stories:

  • Cornforth Village Show attracts enthusiastic crowd
  • Recycling centres move to winter hours
  • Teaching Assistants express dismay at latest contract offer
  • Brighter Chilton benefits from successful funding application
  • Harvest celebration at St Luke’s
  • Chilton Gala open meeting
  • Open invitation for coffee & cakes at St Luke’s
  • Ferryhill centre busier than ever since management change
  • Final chance to sign up for this year’s Muddy Mayhem
  • Opponent’s injury mars Celtic victory

Chapter 846, 15th September 2017

Chapter 846, 15th September 2017

Ferryhill Business and Enterprise College’s students have exceeded last year’s results in English GCSE and expect to be in the top 1% nationally in Business Studies.

Stories:

  • FBEC GCSE results exceed previous best
  • Over 50s invited to Afternoon Tea Dance
  • Join the Cleaner Chilton Group in keeping the village tidy
  • Enjoy bingo and a brew
  • New film club launches at St Luke’s Centre
  • Ferryhill and Chilton children to launch anti-litter campaign
  • Get into the ‘habit’ with Stage Society’s new production
  • Open invitation for coffee & cakes
  • Council surgery
  • Mixed results see Celtic mid table

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