Chapter 745, 25 September 2015

Chapter 745 September 25th 2015

Ferryhill Business and Enterprise College is bucking the national trend of negative reports about schools’ careers advice.


  • FBEC careers provision goes from strength to strength
  • Chilton success in Bloom Awards
  • Diamond day for Ferryhill couple
  • International award for local woman
  • Bear and Butterfly comes to Ferryhill’s Enter Centre
  • Baking interest leads to Foundation kids getting married!
  • Give Hunger the Boot!
  • Ferryhill History Society meeting
  • Dynamos through in thriller
  • Mixed emotions at Mainsforth

Chapter 744, 18 September 2015

Chapter 744 September 18th 2015

Megan Hubbard, with Granda, Robert, at the end of the children’s Great North Run.  Megan ran the four kilometre course to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.


  • Megan completes the Great North Run “for Granda”
  • Year 9 students excel in Media Studies GCSE
  • Another successful showing for Ferryhill in Bloom
  • Councillor Barry Jones honoured after forty years’ service
  • Elvis is back in the building
  • Friends and family remember Rebecca
  • Chilton Town Council plea to parents after play park vandalism
  • Premier League bowls coming to the region in September
  • Jack selected for region
  • Mainsforth wait on promotion news

Chapter 743, 11 September 2015

Chapter 743 September 11th 2015

Summer Walmseley and Chloe Fellows show off their exceptional results in this year’s GCSE exams.


  • Success continues for hard working students
  • Town Council support for Friday Market
  • Officers honoured after saving man’s life
  • Sarah raves for Trinity Holistic Centre after dad’s treatment
  • Ferryhill Town Band to compete at popular festival
  • Jan and Ken scoop top prizes in Art and Photography display
  • Ferryhill Stage Society presents Red Hot & Cole
  • Colourful friends run for funds
  • Dynamos claim bragging rights in local cup derby
  • Mainsforth consolidate second

Chapter 742, 4 September 2015

Chapter 742 September 4th 2015

Endeavour Woodcrafts is now offering woodwork courses for over 60s once a month on a Tuesday afternoon. In the first course, students learned to make a wooden planter.


  • Endeavour launches new woodwork course for over 60s
  • Still time to apply for community grants
  • Charity to hold fundraising event in Ferryhill Station
  • New company asks alumni to help raise local aspirations
  • Community Energy event at Chilton
  • Mayor’s Charity night set for Workingmen’s club
  • Have your views on 101
  • Have you registered to vote?
  • Tensions run high at Mainsforth Cricket Club
  • Bird In Hand worth five in the net