Consultation plans for future quarrying

Communities around West Cornforth, are being consulted on planning proposals for future development of Cornforth and Thrislington Quarries.
A firefighter from Spennymoor Fire Brigade puts out the ‘Great Fire of London’.

Broom Cottages bring history alive with fire demonstration

Key Stage One children at Broom Cottages Primary School have been enjoying learning about the Great Fire of London.

Fireworks were a blast!

On Friday 3rd November, Chilton residents turned out to watch the much anticipated fireworks display, and the crowd was not disappointed.
As Chilton gets set for its Christmas Lights Switch-on and Parade, strong rumours are circulating that Santa may take time out of his busy schedule to visit the town.

Chilton set for Christmas lights switch-on and parade

Chilton’s Christmas Lights Switch-on and Parade is set to take place on Friday 24th November.
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Chapter 854, 10th November 2017

Chapter 854, 10th November 2017 Stories: Chilton set for Christmas lights switch-on and parade Garden waste ending for winter Broom Cottages bring history alive with...
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Chapter 853, 3rd November 2017

Chapter 853, 3rd November 2017 Stories: Chilton fireworks display is a sell-out 4 Together needs you! Children of foster carers thanked for their contributions Dos...

Chapter 852, 27th October 2017

Chapter 852, 27th October 2017 Stories: Mayor helps Chilton youngsters to plant spring bulbs MRI charity ball ...

Chapter 851, 20th October 2017

Chapter 851, 20th October 2017 Stories: ‘A Field of Poppies’ unveiled in West Cornforth Chilton council to consult...

Celtic progress in cup competitions

Ferryhill Celtic visited Port of Call of the Sunderland Sunday League last weekend in the Durham County Sunday Cup and eventually progressed after falling behind early in the second half.

Clean sweep for Ferryhill bowlers as Conrad reaches national semis

October started disappointingly for the Ferryhill bowlers as they suffered heavy defeats, but it certainly ended on a bright note as both the ladies and senior men registered big wins - their first of the season.
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