Chapter 801 28th October 2016

Chapter 801 October 28th 2016


  • Schoolchildren continue bulb planting project into 5th year
  • Remembrance services in Ferryhill
  • Be a bright spark this bonfire season
  • Tenlands staff double target in Muddy Mayhem challenge
  • Youngsters promote healthy eating
  • Deadline looms for secondary school applications
  • Thanksgiving & remembrance
  • White Horse charity evening supports Lung Cancer Unit
  • A win and a draw for Ferryhill Under 9s
  • Prestigious tournament at The Greyhound

Chapter 800 21st October 2016

Chapter 800 October 21st 2016


  • Endeavour service users support Hate Crime Awareness Week
  • F.O.B.S seek volunteers
  • World renowned trainer volunteers to teach Reiki course
  • Free Hoots Halloween session at Ferryhill Library
  • Knitted poppies on sale at Funeralcare
  • Free dementia advice service
  • Alun Armstrong visits book signing at Ferryhill Library
  • Clean sweep clinches Cross Country League for FBEC
  • First defeat for Ferryhill U10s
  • Heavy pitch leads to heavy loss for U9s

Chapter 799 14th October 2016

Chapter 799 October 14th 2016


  • Jim and Ann celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary
  • Dogs excluded from Ferryhill cemetery
  • First harvest festival at Tenlands declared a success
  • Night of music for Kyran
  • Quizzers invited to Mayor’s charity quiz night
  • Winter warmers start again
  • Cleves Cross children visit Houses of Parliament
  • Christmas shoebox appeal
  • Celtic up to third in league
  • Mixed weather and mixed fortunes for Ferryhill U9s

Chapter 798 7th October 2016

Chapter 798 October 7th 2016

Mayor Peter Atkinson pictured with his daughter, the managers and bar staff at the Manor House and Keith Lumsdon, the host. The Mayor's estimated amount raised shows on the cheque and he was only £50 off the actual amount.


  • Wine and cheese evening boosts Mayor’s charity fund
  • Staff at Tenlands complete Muddy Mayhem and raise funds
  • ‘Understanding light’ science event for primary school pupils
  • Endeavour training shop opening night
  • Surgery gives residents opportunity to discuss issues
  • Residents’ Association AGM
  • Grants of up to £500 to help community gardens grow
  • Local girl raises £300 for charity
  • Ferryhill Six fundraising
  • Celtic through in Heart Foundation Cup

Chapter 797 30th September 2016

Chapter 797 September 30th 2016

Left to right: Councillor Neil Foster, Michael Chaplin and Mayor of Ferryhill, Councillor Peter Atkinson next to Sid Chaplin’s commemorative blue plaque.


  • Commemorative Blue Plaque to Sid Chaplin at Ferryhill
  • Scout Group thanks everyone for support
  • Local pupils treated to inspiring day of science
  • FBEC reaches new levels with IT and computing GCSE results
  • Medals won at the Chilton Flower and Leek Show
  • Free download of children’s fiction book by local author
  • October is Stoptober: free local support available
  • Celtic maul Bishop Middleham in cup
  • Sporting success for Enterprise College
  • Mixed fortunes for Ferryhill Town Youth Under 9s

Chapter 796 23rd September 2016

Chapter 796 September 23rd 2016

Owen Woods, Niamh Haughey and Glenys Newby from Approach Too (right) donated Cleves Cross Primary School’s harvest surplus to Janet McDonagh of Durham Foodbank.


  • Cleves Cross Primary donate harvest surplus to foodbank
  • It’s Child’s Play as nursery achieves Ofsted Outstanding
  • Ferryhill in Bloom winners gather for awards ceremony
  • Great North runners Josh and Mrs Dickenson raise charity funds
  • Mayor helps Chilton couple celebrate Golden Anniversary
  • Free lifestyle course at Chilton College
  • Summer Fair and Coffee Morning
  • Cup joy as Ferryhill U9’s take care of Carew
  • Stronger links across the channel
  • Discover your family’s history at Durham County Record Office

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