Chapter 764, 12 February 2016

Chapter 764 February 12th 2016

Pupils from schools in Ferryhill and Chilton were treated to a day of inspiring and empowering space science demonstrations, aimed at encouraging girls into science.


  • Out of this World Day inspires and empowers young women
  • FBEC ensures Arena Gig is a sell out
  • Children’s entertainment for Spring Half Term
  • Sign up for annual garden waste collections
  • Chilton Mayor hosts final fundraiser with Civic Dinner
  • Young people to be honoured at Chairman’s Medal awards
  • Housing support available
  • Family fun day at Record Office
  • Ferryhill Under 8’s keep fit with friendlies
  • Ferryhill Town and County Councillors’ surgery date

Chapter 763, 5 February 2016

Chapter 763 February 5th 2016

Evelyn Cameron celebrated her 100th birthday with family, friends and a visit from Ferryhill Mayor, Pauline Crathorne, who presented her with a bouquet of flowers.


  • Evelyn celebrates 100th at Tenlands Nursing Home
  • Road crash victim named as Ferryhill deputy head teacher
  • Rev Gary Norman is the new vicar of St Luke’s
  • Careers department achieves Inspiring IAG stage two award
  • Passers-by fail to help as tree fall traps mum and daughter in car
  • FBEC pupils celebrate diversity during Equalities Day
  • Mayor’s Charity Night
  • Wizard of Oz
  • Premier League heartbreak but Conrad to represent County
  • Cup disappointment for Ferryhill Celtic

Chapter 762, 29 January 2016

Chapter 762 January 29th 2016

Dean Bank and Ferryhill Institute’s line dancing class is one of the local groups which has helped to raise funds to purchase and install a defibrillator at the Institute.


  • Institute defibrillator funds ‘almost there’
  • Silver Medal for Megan at British Championships
  • Positive Horizons celebrates 10 years supporting mental health
  • FBEC students take on Northern Science Challenge
  • Charity for blind and visually impaired to meet in Ferryhill
  • MP helps tackle issues in Ferryhill
  • Endeavour Woodcrafts invites public to Spring Open Day
  • Crackdown on bus station smoking
  • Ferryhill Under 9’s clean up in the mud
  • Ferryhill Under 7’s trounce local Shildon rivals

Chapter 761, 22 January 2016

Chapter 761 January 22nd 2016

Left to right: Apprentice, Perrie Athey from Ferryhill is joined at Auckland Castle by Camilla Race (Bishop Auckland College), Rebecca Coates (Auckland Castle) and fellow apprentices Jamie Bamsey, Alicia Simpson and Rebecca Elliot.


  • Ferryhill apprentice benefits from Auckland Castle upsurge
  • Enter CIC at the Sage
  • Chilton Residents’ Association meeting
  • Womens’ Institute enjoy New Year festivities
  • Mission Impossible now possible
  • Youth services latest target for County Council cuts
  • Day of fun exploring Durham archives
  • Dean Bank over 50’s
  • Young chess players invited to fun day
  • Ferryhill’s bowlers topple the league leaders

Chapter 760, 15 January 2016

Chapter 760 January 15th 2016

The Gershwin Gang, who have played before Her Majesty the Queen and at other high profile events, will be entertaining over 60’s at the Enter Centre later in the month.


  • Enter CIC presents The Gaiety Afternoon for over 60’s
  • Ferryhill Wheelers celebrate 90th anniversary with charity ride
  • Book explores 300-year-old killings in Ferryhill
  • Mayor available for events
  • Cancer group meeting date
  • Dance yourselves fit
  • Free road safety training vouchers for young drivers
  • North East devolution vote set to get under way
  • Ferryhill bowlers start the new year in style
  • Youth Boxing Championships

Chapter 759, 8 January 2016

Chapter 759 January 8th 2016

Christine Wilson, who helped countless children arrive safely at Ferryhill Station Primary School, has handed over her lollipop after 22 years of service.


  • ‘Lollipop’ hands over her lollipop after twenty-two years
  • Get fit for free this January
  • A new year and a new you!
  • Children’s entertainment for Spring Half Term
  • Could you be the latest Ferryhill Town Band member?
  • Have your say on town issues
  • Quiz Night at Golf Club in aid of Butterwick Hospice
  • ‘Friends of’ groups encourage members
  • Healthwatch County Durham Board Meeting
  • Start the New Year with some tennis!

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