Chapter 778 20th May 2016

Chapter 778 May 20th 2016

Mayor of Ferryhill, Councillor Pauline Crathorne, presents a cheque for £1,297.50 to Eric Schlosser of Ferryhill Town Band. An equal amount was donated to St Cuthbert’s Hospice.


  • Mayor presents end of term cheques to nominated charities
  • Annual Town meeting hears from local organisations
  • Ferryhill and Chilton local champions celebrate with Chairman’s Medal awards
  • Ferryhill and Chilton dog owners reminded of responsibilities
  • Tarmac “fully committed” to future of Thrislington quarry
  • Speeding campaign sees more than 400 drivers caught
  • Ferryhill Six raising funds for blood bikes
  • Open Afternoon at Cleves Cross Primary
  • Big Brekkie replaces Friday Lunch
  • Perfect start for Mainsforth Cricket Club u15’s

Chapter 777 13th May 2016

Chapter 777 May 13th 2016

Competition winner, Kieran Potts, his fellow pupils at Dean Bank, and Optimus Prime or (when he’s powered down) Dave Elliot-Cooper from the Histrionics drama company.


  • Ferryhill students enjoy an “Autobots” themed walk
  • FBEC students promote the legacy of Anne Frank
  • ‘Our Favourite Songs’ at Mainsforth Community Centre
  • Officers ask County Councillors to dismiss 2,700 TA staff
  • Walk your way to health and fitness
  • Locals to have their say on Ferryhill Neighbourhood Plan
  • New Woodcrafts workshops
  • Ferryhill Six hold charity plant sale
  • Cheryl Avery wins again
  • Mainsforth CC take another twenty point haul

Chapter 776 6th May 2016

Chapter 776 May 6th 2016


  • Broom Cottages Nursery raise funds for Ghanaian children
  • FBEC pupils show they have the Skills to Shine
  • Ferryhill hub raises thousands for Butterwick Hospice
  • Talented locals given a chance to shine
  • Ferryhill Banner Group to raise funds for Miners Gala weekend
  • Auckland Croquet Club relocates to Chilton
  • Charity pageant
  • Patient representative sought for committee
  • Mainsforth sail through Seaham Harbour
  • Seconds out for annual boxing show

Chapter 775 29th April 2016

Chapter 775 April 29th 2016

Global programme, Lunar Mission One,  plans to put millions of our private ‘digital memory boxes’ below the Moon’s surface to be preserved for millions of years.


  • Moon project volunteer seeks to engage schools in programme
  • Chilton lads to run 100km along Britain’s oldest footpath
  • Cheryl to ‘Brave the Shave’ for cancer support
  • Ferryhill residents celebrate Queen’s birthday
  • Cleves Cross Primary pupils design e-safety leaflets
  • Broom Cottages pupils help to promote road safety
  • Chilton seeks litter volunteers
  • Donate for a new defibrillator at Cleves Cross Primary School
  • Ferryhill Strikers receive funding for new strips
  • Aidan and Amiee off to Worlds

Chapter 774, 22nd April 2016

Chapter 774 April 22nd 2016

The East Howle & the Crossings Memorial in the gardens of Ferryhill Town Hall after the Grade II Listed War Memorial was cleaned and re-guilded.


  • War memorials restored to original splendour
  • Cleves Cross youngsters set target on fun holiday activities
  • Still time to volunteer for eagerly awaited Kynren show
  • Disco fundraiser for Nicole’s dream holiday
  • Latest book by West Cornforth author
  • New night vision cameras will see speeding cars at night
  • Have your say on planning process
  • Chilton councillor vacancy filled
  • Ferryhill Celtic win Division Two title at first attempt
  • Ferryhill Under 9’s win at the double

Chapter 773, 15th April 2016

Chapter 773 April 15th 2016


  • Ferryhill family walk from home to hospice to raise cancer funds
  • Mayor’s charity dinner raises funds for local causes
  • Sedgefield Community College gains national recognition
  • Film Night at Chilton Community College Film Club
  • The Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations in Ferryhill
  • Update on fundraising night
  • New curling sessions for blind residents
  • Dedicated pupils wanted for awards
  • Mainsforth in bloom
  • Celtic on the brink of title glory after win at Bede Lodge

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