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

Chapter 772, 8th April 2016

Chapter 772 April 8th 2016

Members of DIDO, which was established in 2006, celebrated their 10th anniversary on Monday 4th April with food, music, games and dancing.


  • Day out for DIDO as members celebrate tenth birthday
  • Veteran to parachute jump for injured Gulf War soldiers
  • Anger as DLI Museum finally closes doors
  • Ferryhill Six donate to defibrillator campaign
  • George Robson Miller – A soldier’s tale
  • Ferryhill mum raises funds for autism
  • Fundraising night for Parkinson’s UK
  • Ferryhill Six recent fundraising
  • Under 13 Falcons to host a fundraising evening
  • Dropped points fail to dent Ferryhill Celtic’s title hopes

Chapter 771, 1 April 2016

Chapter 771 April 1st 2016

Ferryhill Mayor, Cllr Pauline Crathorne presents a bouquet of flowers and glass tumbler to Betty and Terry Rounsley to celebrate their forthcoming golden anniversary.


  • Mayor joins Terry and Betty for golden anniversary celebrations
  • Pupils raising speed awareness with ‘drive safely’ campaign
  • Sponsors wanted for Environment Awards
  • County Durham Plan timeline before Cabinet
  • Parents’ anguish as son is killed in car accident
  • Banner group quiz night fundraiser
  • Fire hazard warning after blaze in Chilton
  • Boys praised for raising fire alarm
  • Whist and dominoes
  • Six of the best as Celtic consolidate top spot

Chapter 770, 25 March 2016

Chapter 770 March 25th 2016

1st Chilton Scout Group with some of their new equipment, purchased from the 4 Together Partnership’s area budget.


  • New equipment for 1st Chilton Scout Group after AAP funding
  • Eggcellent opportunity for primary’s pupils to win prizesy
  • Community Action Team to visit Ferryhill South
  • Eden and Caitlin star with NDG at Miss Durham 2016
  • Free e-books launched by Ferryhill author
  • Ferryhill Village WI enjoy talented singer
  • Successful Blind Life meeting in Ferryhill and Chilton
  • Foodbank date and donations request
  • Dean Bank pupils learn about online safety
  • Leaders slip as Celtic win to go top