Chapter 732, 26 June 2015

Chapter 732 June 26th 2015

Phil Wilson MP, centre, with staff of Tenlands Care Home during his visit to the home on National Care Homes Open Day.


  • MP visits Tenlands on National Care Homes Open Day
  • Former FBEC pupil takes Aladdin home to China
  • Funding cuts close Chilton’s last remaining toddler group
  • Town Council clarifies ‘factually incorrect’ details on social media
  • Chapter coach trip to Bury Market
  • First World War medals reunited with soldier’s family
  • ‘Blooming Marvellous’ garden competition seeks entrants
  • Charity night at Catholic Club
  • Mainsforth remain unbeaten
  • Dynamoes to hold presentation night

Chapter 731, 19 June 2015

Chapter 731 June 19th 2015

The Ferryhill Town Band play at the new Mainsforth Sports Complex pavilion, officially opened by Durham CCC captain and ex-England international, Paul Collingwood.


  • Paul Collingwood opens Mainsforth Sports Pavilion
  • Cleves Cross School to host Summer Fair
  • Ferryhill Workingmen’s Club to hold charity night for Zach
  • Council supports Town Band
  • Miss England charity event raises funds at Chilton Club
  • WI celebrates National Federation centenary
  • Chilton Gala Day announced
  • Choir and Town Band in concert
  • Finals trophies for Ferryhill bodybuilders
  • Mainsforth beat league leaders

Chapter 730, 12 June 2015

Chapter 730 June 12th 2015

The annual Vintage Rally at Mainsforth Sports Complex, organised by Durham County Vintage Collectors Society, is back once again this month by popular demand.


  • Vintage Rally returns to Mainsforth by popular demand
  • Funding boost for Ferryhill and Chilton
  • Ferryhill Banner Committee receive council funding
  • Residents and businesses sought for Town Plan Working Group
  • New Dance Generation scoop 14 trophies at championships
  • Have a coffee at the seaside… in Chilton!
  • Banner Group delighted by polo shirt donation
  • Ferryhill Town Youth under 9s receive championship awards
  • Mainsforth prove a match for leaders
  • More Celtic success at end of season awards

Chapter 729, 5 June 2015

Chapter 729 June 5th 2015

Hairdresser, Julie Dowson Cummings with Ladder Centre staff following their charity haircut in April.


  • Fun and fundraising at Ferryhill Ladder Centre!
  • Glimmer of hope for A167 lighting
  • First Shopwatch success
  • Free Job Club services at Ferryhill Ladder Centre
  • Gala to be replaced by Summer Fayre
  • Chilton Care Home active in Dementia Awareness Week
  • Ferryhill Senior Citizens Annual Trip
  • Students urged to ‘Green Move Out’ with yellow bags
  • Mainsforth prove a match for leaders
  • Cheryl comes back to scoop award treble

Chapter 728, 29 May 2015

Chapter 728 May 29th 2015

Young Kyle Bransom with his mum and the North East Autism Society’s Big Blue Bear Mascot.


  • Young Kyle Bransom with his mum and the North East Autism Society’s Big Blue Bear Mascot.
  • Groups could benefit from cash boost
  • Pauline Crathorne re-elected as Mayor for Ferryhill
  • Model, Kaitlyn says thanks to Chilton Care Home
  • Ferryhill businesses learn about Shopwatch scheme
  • Cleves Cross crusade for cancer
  • Rewards for dedication
  • College welcomes Lebanese visitors
  • Ferryhill Banner Group send invitation to Race Night
  • Mainsforth defeat Durham City