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Take part in The Santa Experience at the Enter Centre

Enter CIC are once again bringing their unique Santa’s grotto to Ferryhill. Enter CIC grottos are magical and have a specific theme each year.
Ferryhill Mayor, Cllr John Lindsay and his Consort, Linda, present Sandra and Les Brown with gifts to commemorate their Golden Wedding anniversary.

Les and Sandra celebrate Golden anniversary

Les and Sandra Brown of Stanhope Close, Ferryhill were visited by Ferryhill Mayor, Cllr John Lindsay and his consort, Linda bearing gifts last week. Representing...
War Veteran, Lenny Hanratty unveils a memorial plaque containing copies of his war medals after the originals were stolen in a burglary at his nursing home.

Chilton pays tribute to veteran Lenny on Remembrance Sunday

On Remembrance Sunday, members of the Chilton community honoured Royal Engineer veteran, Lenny Hanratty who recently turned 90.
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Youth projects grant funding available

The 4 Together Partnership has a pot of £9,902 to support youth projects and/or community-based organisations to deliver opportunities to young people aged 11-19 in the 4 Together Partnership area (Ferryhill, Chilton, West Cornforth and Bishop Middleham).
Shoebox Appeal organisers, Ken and Nancy Wilson are joined by volunteers from Enter CIC with some of the boxes packed with Christmas gifts for underprivileged children.

Almost 1,000 shoeboxes filled with gifts for children

The congregation at a packed Ferryhill Methodist Church took their seats among hundreds of shoeboxes on Sunday 19th November after the local community answered the annual Shoebox Appeal in huge numbers.
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Ferryhill Christmas Fayre announced

Ferryhill 2000 Committee and Ferryhill Town Council are inviting residents of the town to attend the Annual Christmas Fayre on Friday 24th November.
Sedgefield MP, Phil Wilson joins pupils from Ferryhill and Chilton primary schools to learn about their campaign against global food waste.

MP learns of Fuel for School campaign from school pupils

Four primary schools in Ferryhill and Chilton welcomed Phil Wilson MP when he accepted their invitation to inform him of their Fuel for School campaign against global food waste.
Blake with Cllr Kellett and his parents Victoria Duke and David Stephenson after receiving his award.

Blake becomes youngest recipient of Chairman’s Medal

A nine-year-old who saved another boy from drowning has become the youngest ever recipient of the Chairman’s Medal, the highest honour in County Durham.
Last year’s Future Business Magnate winners from FBEC take to the stage to share their experiences of the competition with this year’s county-wide competitors.

FBEC looking to retain Future Business Magnates title

Thursday 2nd November saw the launch of the Future Business Magnates competition for 2018; a county-wide event that encourages young people to think like entrepreneurs. FBEC was well represented at the launch with teams old and new.
Members of Days In Days Out (DIDO) celebrate their annual dinner dance at the Masonic Hall in Ferryhill. The club has 112 members and a further 65 on the waiting list to join.

Days In Days Out enjoy annual dinner dance celebration

Ferryhill’s favourite social club, DIDO (Days In Days Out) held a celebratory dinner dance on Monday 6th November at the Masonic Hall in Ferryhill.

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