Gareth cycling 2,000km to raise funds for prostate cancer

Chilton’s Gareth Brown is currently half way from the Baltic Sea in Poland to the Adriatic sea in Croatia  on his 2,000km charity cycle...

Applications open for 2020/21 school year

Parents whose children are due to start primary or secondary school next year can start applying for a place from this week.

Believe continues to build its apprenticeship programme

A successful apprenticeship programme by one of the regions largest housing associations is set to grow by more than a quarter.
Mam, Stephanie Latcham, dad Michael Gough and the identical triplets, Ollie-Anna, Isabella and Brianna.

Omne trium perfectum – everything that comes in threes is perfect

As the saying goes, all good things come in threes, and that is most certainly the case for a Ferryhill couple for whom...
The Mainsforth Lodge banner parades through Ferryhill.

Annual Miners’ Banner parades

On Friday 12th July at 7pm the Annual Miners Banner Parade will commence with the Dean & Chapter Banner, led by Ferryhill...
Cleves Cross Ambassadors for Community Change participated in a mini PACT meeting recently, with their comments and concerns later passed on the the full PACT meeting.

Cleves Cross Mini PACT meeting

Cleves Cross Primary School’s Ambassadors for Community Change recently helped chair a Police and Communities Together meeting. The meeting...
Chilton Mayor, Cllr Elizabeth Bruce (second from right) and other volunteers at this year’s Family Fun Day at the Miners Welfare Recreation Ground.

Sun comes out for Fun Day

Fortunately for local residents, the terrible wet weather running up to the Family Fun Day at Chilton’s Miners Welfare Recreation Ground eased...
Mark Solan receiving his Points of Light award from Helen Goodman MP on behalf of the Prime Minister.

Charity founder receives award

Mark Solan, founder of the Solan Connor Fawcett Family Cancer Trust, has been awarded a Points of Light award for his work...
Members of the Young Archaeologists’ Club learn how to use a Magnetic Susceptibility Meter. Photo: Barry Pells, courtesy of The Auckland Project.

Young archaeologists uncover past

Children as young as seven, are getting hands on with history as founding members of a new Young Archaeologists’ Club. 
Colin Barnes, Brian Walker, Sara Swales and pupils Alexa and Harry with the new Go Read Bus.

School launches library on wheels

A Go North East bus has been transformed into an inspirational learning environment, to encourage students with special educational needs to read...
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