Chapter 788 29th July 2016

Chapter 788 July 29th 2016

Funding is required for a variety of materials which will be used to get schools across the UK to join the not-for-profit Lunar Mission One’s Pilot Education Scheme. The t-shirts, pictured above, are just one example of the items which have been designed but need donations to be turned into reality.


  • Donations sought for educational space programme
  • FBEC students enjoy range of activities for ‘Big Learning’ day
  • Call for end: fires and litter in nature sites
  • Art and Photography exhibition at the Town Hall
  • Presentation evening at the Royal British Legion
  • Last Night of the Proms charity event in September
  • Local groups benefit from Chilton Mayor’s donations
  • Chilton family fun day at Miners Welfare Recreation Ground
  • Blaydon never at the races as 1st XI romp to victory
  • Children’s summer activities in Chilton

Chapter 787 22nd July 2016

Chapter 787 July 22nd 2016

Pupils from Dean Bank Primary School, performing a dance as part of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Stratford-upon-Avon with children from other schools.


  • Dean Bank students perform A Midsummer’s Night Dream
  • Ferryhill Partnership finally awarded 35-year lease
  • Peer Mentor training to promote caring environment at FBEC
  • Prices revised for recreational facilities
  • Competitions and donations at St Aidan’s Summer Fete
  • FBEC students yet again achieve success in maths challenge
  • Olympic swimmer visits challenge heroes at Dean Bank
  • Residents warned about scam
  • Mainsforth CC present cheque to Nicole Agar
  • School games success for FBEC

Chapter 786 15th July 2016

Chapter 786 July 15th 2016

International Operatic Tenor, Ian Storey with primary students from his home town, Chilton. Outstanding performances were given by all the local schoolchildren.


  • Local schoolchildren perform with opera star, Ian Storey
  • Couple renew vows for Golden Anniversary
  • Local children get creative with Children’s Commissioner
  • Prices revised for recreational facilities
  • Funds raised for cancer support group
  • Miss Ferryhill beauty pageant helps Nicole smash £6,000 target
  • Endeavour plans more courses
  • Ferryhill Carrs – a local site of national importance
  • Chilton Club retain charity tournament novices trophy
  • Rugby players box to raise funds for Nicole

Chapter 785 8th July 2016

Chapter 785 July 8th 2016

The Dean & Chapter and Mainsforth banners will be paraded in Ferryhill on Friday 8th and early on Saturday 9th July before being transported to the Durham Miners’ Gala.


  • Banners to be paraded through Ferryhill ahead of Miners’ Gala
  • Chilton Mayor lays wreath to remember Somme’s fallen
  • Ferryhill set for Summer Fayre preparations
  • Sol raises money for Louis
  • Royal surprise after Chilton children send birthday card
  • Enter CIC perform for the King and Queen Consort of Lesotho
  • Ferryhill Hub wants to hear from you at its coffee morning
  • Preparations in full swing for Chilton Gala
  • Celtic score six in Doug Wynn Trophy
  • Under 11’s grateful for fund raising