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Couples in the Ferryhill and
Chilton area who celebrate
their Golden Wedding
Anniversary, normally
receive a visit from the local
Mayor, complete with
celebratory bouquet of
The dilemma facing Chilton
Town Council recently
however was that the
Mayor and his Mayoress
were the couple celebrating
their golden anniversary!
Should Cllr Brian Turner and
his wife Audrey have             A Conference of Mayors in celebratory mood - The Borough
presented themselves with         Mayor, Cllr Lucy Hovells, The Mayoress of Chilton, Audrey        The Deputy Mayor of Ferryhill, Cllr Ken Campbell, with
a bouquet? The problem was         Turner, the Mayor of Chilton, Cllr Brian Turner and the
                                                                                                      this year’s Ferryhill in Bloom winners at the Manor
solved when the Deputy                  Deputy Town Mayor, Cllr Maureen Errington.
Town Mayor, Cllr Maureen         a second Civic dignatory to     neighbours and friends to
                                                                                                  Green fingered gardeners who Ferryhill’s Deputy Mayor
Errington, popped round the      the Turners’s home, The         learn that they were married
                                                                                                  entered this year’s “Ferryhill In presented the winners’
the couple’s home in             Borough Mayor, Cllr Lucy        50 years ago on August
                                                                                                  Bloom” Competition gathered trophies and certificates,.
Millwood, Chilton to do the      Hovells.                        25th at St. James’ Church
                                                                                                  at the end of the month at the Ferryhill Town Council
honours, saving the Mayor        Neither Councillor Brian        in Coundon, having met
                                                                                                  Manor House to find out who organised and judged the
and     Mayoress        from     Turner, 72, nor his wife and    watching a film at the Eden
                                                                                                  had the best front garden, back competition.
congratulating themselves.       consort Audrey, 71, look        Pavilion in Coundon some                                           The full list of winners is on
                                                                                                  garden and best back yard.
To add to the occasion, a        their respective ages, so it    five and a half years earlier.
                                                                                                  Councillor Ken Campbell, page 3
ring on the doorbell brought     came as a shock to              Brian was then just 17 and
                                                                 Audrey sweet 16, but,
                                                                 according to Brian, “It was
      MOTOR OR                                                   love at first sight!”

                                                                 Brian worked in mines and
                                                                 quarries across the area for

   INSURANCE DUE?                                                35 years and his wife
                                                                 Audrey was a state enrolled
                                                                 nurse, working at Newton
                                                                 Aycliffe Hospital for 17
          PHONE FOR                                              years and then at Tenlands

            A FREE
                                                                 Nursing Home in Ferryhill.
                                                                 When they married the
          QUOTATION                                              couple moved to Newton
                                                                 Aycliffe and eventaully to
          BEFORE YOU                                             Stoke-on-Trent before

                                                                 moving back to Chilton in
                                                                 Brian became Mayor in
                                                                 May this year after playing
       LANGLEY INSURANCE                                         an active role in village life
                                                                 for many years.
                5 Parker Terrace                                 The couple have two
                    Ferryhill                                    daughters, Diane and Karen
                   DL17 8JY                                      and five grandchildren.
                                                                 Brian wrote a book in the

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                                                                                 senior surgeon at death was opened and
                                                                                                                                               condensing combi boilers.
                                                                              Darlington       and adjourned by the coroner in
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                                                                      Hospitals has been charged                                           Tel: Dave Priestman
                                          Happy 18th Birthday
         Loadsa Love
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                                     MARGARET BRAZIER                                                      September 11th 2002
      JOYCE- DOROTHY                        6th September
                                                                      Stephen, aged 62, is charged
                                                                                                             It’s hard to belive,
               (Dot)                         Happy 75th               in connection with the
                                                                                                           It’s four years today.            Contractors
      Happy 94th Birthday          to a special Mam and Grandma.      death of hospital porter       In our hearts, you’ll always stay.   Patios, driveways,
       on 10th September.                     Love from               Alan Dunn, aged 60, at                      Sybil, John
                                   Denise and Kenneth, Trudy and
                                                                                                                                             fencing, garden
           All our love,                                              Darlington        Memorial                  and family
 Marlene, Les, Michael and Katie, Dave, Phillip, Andrew, Stacey and   Hospital in December last
                                                                                                                                                  walls etc.
        Susan and Jimmy                          Abby
                                                                      year.                           JOHN’S DECORATING
                                                                                                                                              We will not be
    Janice, Paul and Daniel                                           Mr. Stephen is due to appear            (Time Served)
                                                                                                                                           beaten on genuine
   TIP TOE MOBILE                                Birth                before South Durham                      PAINTING                    quotations. Free,
                                                                      Magistrates' this week.           ANYTHING! THEN                  same day, estimates.
       State Registered
                                         ARMSTRONG - TOAS             A       Durham        Police      GIVE ME A RING!                   No deposits required
                                             Congratulations                                                                              and no payment until
   Chiropodist / Podiastrist                                          spokesman said Mr. Dunn,          For all your painting and
                                            LEE and KELLY
                                         on the birth of your son     of Barrington Terrace,                decorating needs.             the work is complete.
    Sarah Jane Wilson                                                 Ferryhill, was taken to               No job too small              All work guaranteed.
      MChS, BSc Pod (Hons)                       JACOB
                                                                                                        Special rates for O.A.P’s                  Contact
                                          A welcome brother for       hospital on the morning of
  For appointments call                                                                                     For a free estimate
    07707 628911 or
                                                  Joshua              10th December last year
                                                                                                        phone John on Ferryhill
                                                                                                                                             (01388) 722222
                                                Love from             after plunging a knife into                                                   Mobile
   (01388) Thinford                            Mam, Dad                                                   (01740) 657191
        814518                                 and family
                                                                      his chest in an apparent             or 0775 983 8076                  07901 830874
                                                                      suicide attempt at his home.
                                                                      He had apparently been               POWERPOINT
   Gordon Fletcher & Sons                                             suffering from depression.            ELECTRICAL                       FREE GUITAR
            Undertakers & Funeral Directors                           Mr. Stephen was the on-call        CONTRACTORS                              LESSON
         Incorporating Charlton’s of Kirk Merrington                                                    REWIRE? NEW BUILD?               Guitar tuition for all abilities:
                                                                      consultant that night.                                             Electric, acoustic, bass Guitar
         A caring personal service, from a local family               He died in hospital a couple             EXTENSION?                   services: Repair, set-up,
         business, dedicated to conducting traditional                                                   Time Served, Apprentice                 restring, tuning,
                                                                      of hours later.
                                                                                                                 Trained staff,          Fully equipped music studio
               funerals with respect and dignity                      Mr. Stephen had been                Part P Registered, NIC              Tel: 0788 1832058
              Private Chapels of Rest and Service Chapel.             arrested by police at the                   Approved.
           St. Martha & St. Mary’s, Linden Road, Ferryhill                                                                                      0845 3914814
                                                                      beginning of the year and          All work guaranteed and                      Email:
     Contact: Colin Fletcher, Barry Longstaff                         had been released on police      backed by a 6 year Insurance     SouthDurhamGuitar@Hotmail.co.uk
      or Ray Hamilton: Tel: 01740 650558                                                                       based warranty.
                                                                                                       Ring Dave on 01388 777417
                                                                                                                                           South Durham
    Remember, when you need us,we are just a phone call away!         The surgeon who lives in the                                          Guitar Centre
                                                                                                             or 0776 021 8552
        Pre-paid funeral plans, written details on request            Bishop Auckland area was                                             Based in Spennymoor
                                                                      charged when he went to
             W. BURDESS ELECTRICS                                     Durham Police Station to         SEEAR MOTORCYCLE TRAINING
                     Domestic and Commercial                          answer bail at tea time on         C.B.T (Compulsory Basic Training) TO TEST
            FREE ESTIMATES                                            1st September.                   SCOOTER, 125cc AND 500cc (DIRECT ACCESS)
           NO JOB TOO SMALL                                           He had already voluntarily                 Gift vouchers, Refresher Courses,
      FULL REWIRES - PART REWIRES                                     withdrawn from emergency                         Advanced Tuition available
                                                                      work but had not been                      Friendly, professional, Instructors
    ALL OTHER ELECTRICAL WORK UNDERTAKEN.                             suspended, although it’s
         Part P Registered Member of the NIC EIC                                                                            CALL TODAY ON
                                                                      understood that the matter
                Telephone: (01740) 657045                             has been referred to the                      FREEPHONE 0800 7811 878
                       Mobile: 0788 172 2393                          National            Clinical     OR (01388) 815855 OR 0777 615 8034 (any time)
                                                                      Assessment Service.              Unit 1C Tudhoe Ind Est, Spennymoor, DL16 6TL
                                                                      Mr. Dunn, who was a miner

                    A S Taxis                                         for 40 years before
                                                                      becoming a hospital porter,
                                                                      was often seen walking his
                                                                                                          CHILTON TOWN COUNCIL
                                                                                                        Hutton House, Durham Road, Chilton, DL17 0EX
             4 and 6 Seater cars available
                                                                      dog round Ferryhill and was
    Airports, night clubs, nights out, wedding hire,                  a member of Ferryhill            The next meeting of the Town Council
                         local runs                                   Working Men’s Club.
     24 hour airport, bus and train station service
                                                                                                                              will be held on
                                                                      He was married with four
                 All at reasonable prices                             children, had           nine             Tuesday 12th September 2006
                                                                      grandchildren and was a well              at the above office at 6.30pm
         07944 181188email: astaxis@aol.com
                                                                      respected family man.
                                                                      An inquest into Mr. Dunn’s
                                                                                                       Members of the public are invited to attend

THE BARBERS - O.A.P.’s only £2.50 every Wednesday - 5 Main Street, Ferryhill
Page 2                                                                                                                          Ferryhill, Friday 8th September 2006
      THE WEEDS ARE BEATING THE                                                                                   POLICE MAKE
            YOUNGSTERS                                                                                          PRESENTATION TO
Some youngsters in                                                                                           RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION.
Ferryhill Station are as keen                                                                                A     local    Residents’              matters.
as mustard when it comes                                                                                     Association has been                   The meeting also received
to gardening, but because                                                                                    addressed by a senior                  copies of the questions and
they are so small, the weeds                                                                                 member of the local police             answers     collated     by
on their allotment are getting                                                                               force.                                 Sedgefield Borough Council
the better of them.                                                                                          Last Monday evening’s                  with      regard to the
Children from Sure Start’s                                                                                   meeting of the Dean Bank               Regeneration of Dean Bank.
Early Years Group regularly                                                                                  Residents’ Association at              They can also be viewed at
work in the allotment in the                                                                                 the Dean Bank and                      the Dean Bank Residents’
mornings and learn about                                                                                     Ferryhill Literary Institute           Association web site http://
bugs and slugs and how                                                                                       heard from Inspector                   www.communigate.co.uk/ne/
things grow.                                                                                                 Adrian Green on policing               dbra/
At the moment, however,            Molly O'Brien, John Paul Fairless and Ben Pearson with
they can hardly find the pear                Sure Start worker , Michelle Robinson.
                                                                                                                 FREE BASIC                                      PENTEV
tree for the weeds,. so Sure       Sure Start are going to clear If anyone can help, please                      COMPUTER                              Plumbing, Bathrooms,
Start are appealing for some       the weeds and have a fresh ring Kathy King on 01740                            COURSES                                      Tiling.
voluntary help.                    start but what they need is 658080 to find out more                       Ferryhill Library is hosting                Suites supplied and
With the help of                   a few gardeners willing to about volunteering to help                     some free basic computer                     fitted from £599
Groundwork East Durham,            share their skills.                                                       courses on Tuesdays from                    All aspects of tiling
                                                                 the youngsters.
                                                                                                             1.00pm until 3.00pm.                        Tel: 01388 778388
    MAN FOUND 'GUILTY' OF                                                                                    Readers interested in joining
                                                                                                             should enquire at the Library
                                                                                                                                                           0779 908 3158
 CRIMINAL DAMAGE AFTER TWO-                                                                                  or ring 0191 370 8806

          DAY TRIAL
A Ferryhill man was found
'Guilty' of two offences by
                                   31, of Westcott Terrace,
                                   Ferryhill, denied charges of
                                                                         After hearing the evidence and
                                                                                                                   BEAUTY - TANNING - TONING TABLES
the      South       Durham        committing criminal damage            deliberating upon it, the sitting      9 MAIN STREET, FERRYHILL. TEL: (01740) 652006
Magistrates sitting at             valued at £150 upon a car             Magistrates found Saleh 'Guilty'                SUMMER OFFERS
Newton Aycliffe this week.         owned by a female injured party       of both offences and handed           OFFER ONE: Mini facial, tidy and polish, eyebrow
following a trial which lasted     and of using threatening,             him a 12 month Conditional            wax £22.50
two days.                          abusive or insulting words or         Discharge.                            OFFER TWO: Half Leg Wax, Bikini Wax, Eye Lash
The      Hearing        heard      behaviour with intent to cause        He was also ordered to pay a          Tint, Eyebrow Wax, Luxury Manicure or Pedicure
testimony from         seven       harassment, alarm or distress.        total     of    £347.52        in     £29.25
Prosecution witnesses and          It was alleged that Saleh             compensation to the injured           OFFER THREE: Nail extensions, Spray Tan and file
three for the defence.             committed both offences in            party and £100 out of a total         and polish on toes £38.25
Alan Mohammad Saleh, aged          Ferryhill in early November,          of £546 in Court costs.               OFFER FOUR: Full Body Exfoliation, back, neck and
                                                                                                               shoulder massage, body moisturiser and tidy and polish
 THE KAVANAGH’S FRONT GARDEN                                                                                   on fingers and toes £33.00         from 1st July - 30th September

P.Kavanagh’s front garden in          The 3rd place went to              was gardened by Mr Longstaff
Joseph Patterson Crescent,            B.Shepherd of Wood Lane. .         and the award for Best Plot
Ferryhill    is   officially          In the best back yard category     went to Mrs Harris.
blooming well the best in             1st place went to          N.E     On       the       Storehouse
Ferryhill , following the             Thompson & Mrs Scott, of           Allotments, the award for
awards for this year ’s               West Street, with 2nd place        Most Improved went to D
“Ferryhill     in   Bloom”            going to A.M. Bain, of Haig        Simpson and R Garbutt
competition.                          Street.                            gardened the Best Plot.
Receiving the 2nd prize was           The 3rd place went to              The Deputy Mayor of
N.Vasey of Ramsey Drive,              Andrew and Joanne Gargett          Ferryhill, Councillor Ken
and 3rd was R.Wright of               of East View.                      Campbell, presented awards                  Accident and Injury Claims - Crime
Walworth Road.                        In the allotments category,        and certificates to the                   Employment - House Sales & Purchases
The best back garden award            the Best Overall Allotment         winners of the competition.                           Child Care Cases
went to D.Hellem of Aidans            trophy went to Mrs Harris.         Winners        received     an
                                      The Best Allotment Site was        engraved         shield,      a               Commercial Law - Matrimonial
Walk, with the second prize
going to Linda Corrie of              judged to be Mainsforth Row.       commemorative engraved                               Wills and Probate
the Tudor House, Gipsy                In the individal site categories   plate, a certificate and a £25            Members of the following specialist panels:
Lane.                                 , on Paxton St Allotments ,        gift voucher for Thinford
                                      the most improved was              Nurseries.                                 Child - Personal Injury - Mental Health -
             Vacancy                  tended by Mr & Mrs Siddle          2nd and 3rd Place entries also                                Family
                                      and Best Plot by Trevor            received a certificate and gift
Part time gardener wanted.                                                                                              FERRYHILL OFFICE OPEN SATURDAY
Mowing lawns etc. Ring 01740 Bowdon.                                     vouchers for Thinford
                                      On the East End Allotments,        Nurseries.                                           10.00AM - 12.00 NOON
                                      the most improved was judged       All other runners up received                     FOR FIRST FREE HALF HOUR
        House to Rent                 to that gardened by Mr             a certificate.                                      INTERVIEW WITHOUT
                                      Blackbird and Best Plot was        Ferryhill Town Council, who                             APPOINTMENT
 Spacious two bed terrace, Ferryhill. that of Sid Gaskill.               organised and judged the
 Rent £85 per week. Tel: 01388                                                                                         Ferryhill               Spennymoor            Bishop Auckland
                                      On the Broom site, the Most        competition, said they would            8 North St, Market Place      2 Clyde Terrace       23 Victoria Avenue
                                      Improved garden was tended         like to thank Thinford                  01740 652811               01388 814336            01388 451122
  Horse Livery available              by L Glendon and the award         Nurseries for their 50%
                                                                                                                       Sedgefield             Newton Aycliffe        Barnard Castle
                                      for Best Plot went to Mr B         contribution towards the cost                7 High Street         7 Upper Beveridge Way     38 Horsemarket
Windleston, Chilton area. £10 a Gibson.                                  of gift vouchers for the                01740 620255               01325 300012            01833 690505
week, stable and grazing, all year
                                      On the Mainsforth Row              event.
turn out. Tel Julie (01388) 721626
                                      gardens, the Most Improved                                                                    Established over 75 years

Ferryhill, Friday 8th September 2006                                                                                                                                           Page 3
 THANKS COME FROM                                                          DON’T LOSE YOUR                                                       M.J.M. ROOFING
   CHILTON TOWN                                                                 VOTE                                                             All aspects of roofing
                                                                                                                                                   work undertaken.
                                                                     The Electoral Registration         Freephone         telephone
          a spokesperson for the
                                                                     Service is appealing to            number - 0800 197 9880 so                25 years in the trade.
Chilton Town Council say                                             readers not to lose their vote,                                                No job too small
they would like to thank          Council.                                                              long as there aren’t any
                                                                     and this year, registering is      changes.                                  Estimates within 5
everyone       involved     in    “Please check the Town
                                  Council notice boards for the      much easier.                       The service, which is                        working days
organising the Celebration
Day on 22nd July 2006 and         unclaimed prize list. “            The forms, which are               provided by Electoral                   Tel: Jim 01325 307367
making it such a success.         “If you are a winner, take         landing on doormats this           Reform Services, uses two                     (6-7.00pm)
Thanks also go all those who      your raffle ticket along to the    week, can be returned in the       security codes on the                      or 0781 503 5386
participated        in     the    Council offices to claim your      conventional way.                                                            We are in Yellow Pages
                                                                                                        electoral registation form.
demonstrations and to             prize,” she says                   Registration can also be
everyone who attended.            Any prizes still unclaimed by
“Please note that there are       6th October 2006 will be
                                                                     done “on-line” from any                        ABTEC                               D. M. GALE
                                  entered into the next charity      computer with internet                                                       Plumbing and Heating
still some raffle prizes which                                                                             REWIRES
have not been claimed” says       fundraising event.                 access or though a special            LIGHTING
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                                                                                                           AND                                     Established over 25 years.
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    EVERYONE IN THE NORTH-EAST                                                                              All your electrical needs
                                                                                                         contact Neil for a free estimate
                                                                                                                   or advice
                                                                                                                                                        guaranteed 2 yrs.
There should be something         independents and farm shops                                                 Special rates for O.A.P's                   Tel: Ferryhill
British on the menu for           have laid down the gauntlet                                                (01388 ) 776665                           01740 650297
everyone when British Food        with a mass of promotions                                                Mobile: 07919 215 959                    MOBILE 07815 889620
Fortnight launches on 23rd        and in-store tastings planned."
September.                        "Restaurants, pubs, tourism                                                   BARNES
Organisers say that the 5th       attractions, hospitals and staff
British Food Fortnight is going   canteens will be putting
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The theme of this year's event    Aramark, three major pub                                                 Collection & Delivery Service
is 'Are you Cooking it?'.         groups and all the chef                                                     Confidentiality assured,              Call Stuart on
                                                                                                              Very Reasonable Rates
"Most Italians know how to        associations are taking part,                                                  Free Consultation.
                                                                                                                                                    07793 839039
cook pasta, most Spanish          so expect to see an abundance                                                                                     01740 650679
                                                                                                          Tel: Peter on 01388 721642
know how to cook paella and       of British food on menus this                                                 Mobile : 07816621163
most French know how to           autumn," he says.                                                           Email: barnespt8@aol.com
cook coq au vin," says a          In     an     exciting     new
spokesman for the event.          development this year, cooks                                                                                        HANDYMAN
"But how many British people      and chefs across the country                                            SUE'S MOBILE CAR                              V
                                                                                                                                                       A AILABLE
know how to cook national         will be working with schools                                                 VALETING                             Most household tasks

                                                                       23 Sept - 8 Oct 2006
                                                                                                                                                           carried out
dishes like Shepherd's Pie or     during the Fortnight to help                                                  Cars - Vans
                                                                                                                                                Painting - Flat pack assembly -
Apple Crumble?" he asks.          teachers organise practical                                                Hand washes only                    Kitchens, Bathrooms, Tiling,
26,000 schools have been          cookery activities.                For schools, there's a guide           Full Wax Polish                          Garden Maintenance,
invited to teach children how     The aim is to emulate the          called , 'Putting the Ooo back        Interior & Exterior
to prepare simple meals using     French who send 3,500 chefs        into food, detailing cookery          For free quotation                         No job too small
the best of Britain's in-season   into schools every October to      lessons and activities for early          call Sue on                            Competitive rates
produce.                          teach children about the           years, primary and secondary             07830 262168                     Tel John: 01740 655101
They are being encouraged to      delights of their national         children.                              Based in Coundon                        0777 326 0674
enter the Pyrex Cooking           cuisine.                           Owners of restaurants should
                                                                     obtain a copy of 'Britain's
                                                                                                          SHILDON CARDS AND CRAFTS
Challenge to find the school      Organisations representing
that incorporates cookery in      over 3,000 chefs have              Regional Food & Drink -
                                                                     Retail & Catering Case Studies'
the national curriculum in the    volunteered their support.
                                                                     which shows how retailers               23 Main Street, Shildon.
most      imaginative       and   Farmers and producers have
innovative way.                   also been invited to               and caterers have used and          Card, Ribbon, Embellishments, Peel Offs,
The first ever guide to           participate.                       promoted British food to                     Embossing Boards etc.
including cookery within the      "The excitement over this          maximise sales.
curriculum has been sent to all   year's event reflects the hey      For information on British          Hand-made Cards
schools in the area in the        day that British food is           Food Fortnight and to order
                                                                                                          personalised and          NOW
build-up to the event.
"Shop shelves will be bursting
                                  enjoying," explains Alexia
                                  Robinson, organiser of British
                                                                     resources, contact Alexia
                                                                     Robinson or Jen Stubbinson            made to order.          OPEN
with British produce, tempting    Food Fortnight.                    020 7840 9292. or email her
the public to use seasonal        For the public, details of         on         info@britishfood

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ingredients when cooking at       activities around the country,     fortnight.co.uk .
home," says the spokesman.        recipes and advice on eating       More information is available
                                                                     on          www.britishfood
"2,200 Budgens and Londis
stores, 300 delicatessens,
                                  British is on www.britishfood
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                                                                         Ring Jo to book.
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                           Letters to the Editor....                                                                 Radiator Cabinets
                                                                                                          Measured, made, delivered and fitted from
                           A recent letter about Ferryhill’s Railway Station brought this reply
                           from Dorothy Dent of Ferryhill.....                                                              only £35.00
Dear Sir,                         I think having the railway      Darlington, which means we               Phone Ray on 01740 652985
I feel that the station should    station back would put          have to use the car to get
never have been removed as        Ferryhill back on the map.      there.
it is on a main line.             My husband and myself           We could, like some people,
Other places have had their       would use the railway more      manage to walk or others
stations re-opened and they       if we did not have to either    may catch a bus from either
are not main line.                go to Bishop Auckland or        the village or Chilton to ride
                                                                  on the trains.
        TWO ASSAULTS IN                                                       yours
       FERRYHILL DENIED                                                      D. Dent
A Ferryhill Station man Street in Ferryhill Station,                    Ferryhill Station
denied two charges of   committed the offences in                           by email.
'assault by beating' when he
                        Ferryhill in mid-May and
appeared before the     early July this year.
Magistrates sitting in the
                        As a result of Parnaby's 'Not
'Sensitive Cases' Court at
                        Guilty' pleas, a pre-trial       ISSUED FOR                                 BLINDS FACTORY SHOP
                                                                                                   buy direct from the factory and save
Newton Aycliffe recently.
                        review was fixed for the 5th CHILTON MAN
                                                                                                   Free Measure & Fitting £££
It is alleged that Gary of October when the Magistrates have issued an
Parnaby, aged 35, of High
                        defendant will return to the arrest warrent for a Chilton
                        Court.                        man after he failed to turn                  Free HOME SELECTION SERVICE
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   TRAVEL                       Carpet and
                                                      James Charles Shipley, aged
                                                                                                   Siesta Blinds on 01325 309003
                            Upholstery Cleaning       27, of Ford Terrace, Chilton
                                                                                                       1 Brighouse Court, Newton Aycliffe Ind. Park.
    16 Seater                                         was scheduled to appear in
                           Competitive Rates                                                           Ask about our next day fitting on vertical blinds
                                                      the 'Sensitive Cases' Court
                                 Chilton based
  Mini Bus Hire                      Tel:
                                                      at    Newton         Aycliffe
   Tel: 01388               01388 720455
                                                      Magistrates Court last week,
                                                      but failed to make an                         WOODSIDE TIMBER
     818284                      Mobile:              appearance.                                  Sheds, Summer Houses, Play
                             07799 512873             Shipley had pleaded ‘guilty’                 Houses & Dog Runs made to
                                                      at an earlier Hearing to                        measure in T&G wood.
                                                      offences of 'assault by                      Fencing wood now in stock at
   FERRYHILL CATHOLIC CLUB                            beating', 'criminal damage to                     competitive prices
          Tel: 01740 652697                           furnishings' and 'failure to                        Fences erected
          Excellent Vocalist                          answer to bail by non-                            UNIT 5B, DEAN AND CHAPTER INDUSTRIAL ESTATE
                                                      appearance at Court’.
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                                                                  Following the pre trial
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                                               in                 ultimately face trial in the     Cambridge Street, Spennymoor
                                            The Chapter           Magistrates' Court on a date                        01388 818 511
                                                                                                   Chestnut Street, Darlington 01325 380 560
                                                                  to be arranged.
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   COUNCILLOR CLAIMS “NIT PICKING”                                                                                                         FERRYHILL.
COMPLAINTS ARE OF NO BENEFIT TO TOWN’S                                                                                                      ROOFING
            PARTNERSHIP                                                                                                                   For all aspects of roofing
                                                                                                                                         - New roofs - roof repairs -
A leading Town Councillor        informed of it’s existence.      Councillor Lamb also claims                                               slating - felt roofs etc.
claims that complaints by a      Cllr Lamb claims that copies     that Mr. Gibson and the newly                                             Contact Trevor
member of the Ferryhill          of the complaints , which        elected Partnership Secretary                                               Elsdon on
Partnership      are     “Nit    made certain innuendos, were     recently returned a cheque to                                             01740 656619
Picking” and of no benefit       also sent by Mr. Gibson to the   Sedgefield Borough Council,                                            or mobile 0788 788 6558
to the Partnership.              Chief      Executives       of   alleging that the activities of
Councillor Bernie Lamb           Sedgefield Borough Council       the Partnership had been
further      claims       that   and Durham County Council.       “unconstitutional and perhaps
correspondence sent by Mr.       “Reference was made by Mr.                                                                             Insurance Brokers (Spennymoor)
Brian Gibson in various guises   Gibson in the letters to         Cllr Lamb says the cheque was                                                      Est 1973
                                 complaints being made            a payment of £1700 to pay                                                    Motor Household
over the past few years have                                                                          Councillor Bernie Lamb                 - Travel - Commercial
cost in excess of £20,000 of     following a meeting of “key      Salaries and claims that, by        who’s written a personal            Liability - Financial Advice
Ferryhill Tax Payers Money,      members of the Partnership”      returning the cheque, the           letter to members of the
                                 Cllr Lamb says that the          Partnership was technically                                               Tel: 01388 816537
all without benefit to                                                                                   Town’s Partnership                    Fax: 01388 812485
Ferryhill.                       Chairman of the Partnership,     insolvent and would have to       claiming that “Nit Picking”
                                                                  close down.                                                         2 King Street, Spennymoor
The extraordinary attack on      Cllr Ron Patchett, had no                                              complaints are of no            www dunelm-insurance.com
Mr. Gibson, who has recently     knowledge of the meeting,        “Fortunately,       Sedgefield    benefit to the organisation.                Authorised & regulated
                                                                                                                                          by the Financial Services Authority.
taken over as the new            which allegedly took place in    Borough Council investigated
Secretary of the Ferryhill       a private residence.             the alleged regularities, more
Partnership,          comes,     “No explanation has been         wasted tax payers money, and
                                                                  found that they were without
                                                                                                       THIEVES CREATE
                                 given as to why the Chairman
according to a letter written
by     Councillor      Lamb,     of the Partnership was not       foundation and have returned       LETHAL ROAD TRAPS
“following a recent spate of     consulted before calling this    the cheque to Mr. Garrett,”       Scavenging thieves are putting    Ferryhill, Newton Aycliffe,
innuendos and accusations        meeting, let alone why it was    says Cllr Lamb.                   lives at risk by ripping out      Keverstone, Cockfield and
made by certain members of       decided not to invite him.       Cllr Lamb’s letter comes on       roadside drain covers in          Butterknowle.
the Partnership”.                This of course means that        the heels of another letter       County Durham.                    A further 19 disappeared in
Cllr Lamb says Mr. Gibson        their actions did not comply     from a member of the              The gully covers have been        June from Fishburn Industrial
has made three complaints        with      the     Partnership    Partnership regarding Mr.         targeted by thieves as a way      Estate, Aycliffe Industrial
to the Charity Commission        Constitution, which is exactly   Gibson.                           of making a few pounds from       Estate, Tudhoe, Chilton,
about the running of the         the form of complaint that       Mr. P. Atkinson, who says he      the scrap value.                  Mainsforth and Bishop
Partnership.                     they     themselves      were    is a non political member of      But the gaping hole left at the   Middleham.
The Town Councillor says         making.”                         the Partnership, complains in     kerbside could be potentially     Thirty-one were stolen in
that one of the complaints       Cllr Lamb also claims that Mr.   a letter to The Chapter that      lethal to pedestrians, cyclists   July     from      Parkhead,
was found not to be worthy       Gibson had refused to release    five members of a political       and motorists, says Durham        Coundon, Weardale, Bishop
of further investigation by      funds for Ferryhill Youth’s      party he is organising called     County Council.                   Auckland,      Shildon      to
the Charity Commission and       Summer activities “until the     “Fair” are now members of         Most of the thefts are in the     Brusselton,         Stainton,
another had been rebuffed        pointless complaint he was       the Partnership.                  south of the county with 173      Todhills,      Chilton      to
before he, (Cllr Lamb) was       pursuing was dealt with”.        “Mr. Gibson previously            gully covers stolen since         Ferryhill, Close House,
                                 “This would have led to the      complained that too many of       March, 24 of them over this       Leasingthorne and Bishop
                                                                                                    Bank Holiday weekend.
BROTH AND                        planned Summer activities
                                 being curtailed if not
                                                                  the Partnership were Labour
                                                                  Councillors,” he says.            In March, 33 covers were
                                                                                                                                      Over the Bank Holiday
 STOTTIE                         cancelled.”                      “The       Partnership
                                                                  operated as a fair and
                                                                                              has   stolen from the Chilton
                                                                                                    Industrial Estate, the former
                                                                                                                                      weekend, 14 were stolen on
                                 “It was only after pressure                                                                          Friday August 25 from
  NIGHT                          was placed on him to change      democratic and constructive       A167 in Chilton, Ferryhill,       Chilton Lane, Gypsy Lane,
Ferryhill’s Baptist Church are   this stance by Councillor        organisation for five years       Ferryhill Station, Middridge      Ferryhill Station, on the
holding a Broth and Stottie      Patchett (The Partnership ‘s     and has achieved many things      and Ingleton.                     B6287       between      Kirk
night on Saturday 16th           Chairman) that Mr. Gibson        in partnership with other         In April, 32 went missing in      Merrington and Ferryhill and
September at 6.00pm.             agreed he would release the      organisations such as the         Eldon Bank, Coundon, Gurney       the Pine Road-Wood Lane
“Sing some songs and hear        money to Ferryhill Town          Ecafe, Ferryhill Gala and the     Valley, South Church and          junction in Ferryhill.
what God is doing through the    Council once the new             Christmas Market.”                Leeholme.                         Anyone who sees suspicious
Baptist Missionery Society “     signatories      had     been    “However, when Mr. Gibson         In May, 23 were removed in        activity in relation to gully
says the Minister Ray            registered” he says.             got involved just over a year     Bishop and West Auckland,         covers is asked to contact the
Richardson.                                                       ago, the Partnership turned       Woodhouse               Close,    County Council on 0191 370
                                                                  into a nasty place to be, with    Spennymoor,          Chilton,
             The Wheatsheaf                                       constant complaining and

                  Durham Road, Chilton.
                                                                                                       S CARS (North East) Ltd
                                                                  criticism of the very people,
                                                                  who up to then and since,
                 ENTERTAINMENT                                    have done so much for
                                                                                                               4/5 Old Post Office Road,
                                                                  Ferryhill, unlike the man doing
                                                                                                          Rear of Coulson Street, Spennymoor
                                                                  all the complaining”.
                ROCK WEEKEND                                      “How long will we survive and
      Fri 8th Sept: FM - Classic Rock Band                        who on earth will want to                    Full Service: From £85
    Sat 9th Sept: STATUS 4 - Brill tribute band                   work with us when we work                    Diagnostic Check: £20
                                                                  in this way, ” says Mr.
                                                                                                                4 wheel tracking: £40
   Fri 15th Sept: ENGLAND SCREAMING                                                                        Air Conditioning Recharge £50
          Sat 16th Sept: TWISTER                                       Carl Johnson                                    All inclusive of VAT.
                                                                        Carpentry                        Timing Belts                      Exhausts
             Fri 22nd Sept: SKINT                                      and Joinery
                                                                      All types of joinery work
                                                                                                       Brakes     Tyres                      Clutches
    Fri 29th Sept: GRAHAM RUSSELL                                            undertaken.
                (In the Bar)                                               No job too small                  FREE EXHAUST CHECK
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               STONEYBECK                                   MORRISON TERRACE                                    LICHFIELD ROAD
            BISHOP MIDDLEHAM                                   FERRYHILL                              ed
                                                                                                               WEST CORNFORTH
                           • 3 BEDROOM MID LINK                      • 2 BEDROOM TERRACED
                                                                                                                        • 2 BEDROOM SEMI-
                              HOUSE.                                    HOUSE.
                                                                                                                          DETACHED BUNGALOW
                           • EXCEPTIONALLY WELL                      • IDEAL FOR FIRST TIME
                                                                                                                        • EDGE OF ESTATE
                                                                     • SPACIOUS                                           LOCATION
                           • END 0F CUL-DE- SAC
        20134                                                           ACCOMMODATION.            20259                 • OPEN COUNTRYSIDE
                           • MODERN REFITTED       20191             • 2 RECEPTION ROOMS.                                 VIEWS
                                                                     • FITTED KITCHEN                                   • LARGE ENCLOSED
                                                                     • OFF ROAD PARKING.                                  GARDEN
                           • ENCLOSED                                                                  £79,950          • GAS CENTRAL HEATING
                              LANDSCAPED                             NO CHAIN 5% DEPOSIT PAID                           • VIEWING RECOMMENDED
        £124,950              GARDENS & GARAGE.         £89,950                                        No Chain           TO APPRECIATE.
                           • VIEWING ESSENTIAL.

                   HUTTON CLOSE                                                                          WOODLAND CRESCENT
 BELLW RS            FISHURN                      WE WANT PROPERTY                                            KELLOE
 BUILDE                    • 3 BEDROOMED
      ERTY                   DETACHED HOUSE.
                           • VERY WELL
                                                      TO SELL IN                                       NEW
                                                                                                                         • 2 BEDROOMED SEMI
                                                                                                                           DETACHED HOUSE
                             PRESENTED.                                                                                  • OPEN COUNTRYSIDE
                           • MODERN FITTED
                                                     FERRYHILL &                                                           VIEWS
                                                                                                                         • REFURBISHED
                           • BATHROOM WITH                                                                                 THROUGHOUT.
        20233                SEPARATE SHOWER
                                                       CHILTON                                          20257
                                                                                                                         • STUNNING KITCHEN
                                                                                                                         • ENCLOSED GARDENS
                           • ENCLOSED REAR                                                                                 TO FRONT AND REAR
                             GARDEN.                                                                                     • OFF ROAD PARKING
                           • GARAGE & DRIVEWAY.   FIXED SELLING FEE                                          £91,950
                              NO       CHAIN

              TRIMDON VILLAGE
                                                  £ 795 + VAT                                    NEW
                                                                                                                   RAMSEY DRIVE
                           • 2 BEDROOMED                          INCLUDES                                             • 4 BEDROOMED
      NEW                   SEMI DETAHCED                                                                                DETACHED HOUSE.
                                                                                                                       • D.G. & G.C.H.
                           • IN NEED OF                    NO SALE                                                     • ENTRANCE HALL,
                            MODERNISATION                                                                                LOUNGE/DINING ROOM,
                20283      • UPVC DG.
                           • GAS CENTRAL
                                                          NO CHARGE                                    20309             FITTED KITCHEN.
                                                                                                                       • CONSERVATORY &
                            HEATING.                                                                                     UTILITY ROOM
                           • CONSERVATORY                   We Include All This                                        • EN SUITE, FAMILY
          £84,950           INVESTMENT
                                                  FREE QUALITY SALES DETAILS                            £179,950
                                                                                                                       • GARDENS & GARAGE.
                            OPPORTUNITY                FREE ADVERTISING
                                                  FREE INTERNET : FREE BOARD
                        DEAN PARK                     BRILLIANT WEBSITE                                      RAMSHAW TERRACE
   NEW                                                                                           NEW
       E                FERRYHILL                                                                             KIRK MERRINGTON
   PRIC                                            SUPURB SALES SHOWROOM
                          • 4 BEDROOMED            MOTIVATED SALES AGENTS                                              • 2 BEDROOMED
                            DETACHED HOUSE
                                                                                                                         TERRACED HOUSE.
                          • D. G. & G. C.H.
                                                                                                                       • D. G. & G. C.H.
                          • RECEPTION
                            HALLWAY, G/F WC,
                            LOUNGE, DINING
                                                  FREE VALUATIONS                                20351
                                                                                                                       • ENTRANCE HALL,
                                                                                                                         LOUNGE, DINING ROOM,
      20259                                                                                                              KITCHEN.
                            ROOM, KITCHEN./
                            BREAKFAST ROOM.         01388-819900                                                       • FAMILY BATHROOM
                                                                                                                       • GARDENS
                          • MASTER BEDROOM                                                                             • VIEWING ADVISED.
                            WITH ENSUITE.
                          • GARDENS & GARAGE
                                                    01740-623999                                        £112,950

                  BELSAY CLOSE                                CROFT GARDENS                                       BERTHA STREET
  NEW                                             NEW                                             NEW
                  FERRYHILL                                   FERRYHILL STATION                       E             FERRYHILL
                           • 3 BEDROOM                                   • 3 BEDROOM TERRACED                       • 2 BEDROOM
                             TERRACED HOUSE.                             HOUSE.                                        TERRACED HOUSE.
                           • G.C.H. & D.G.                               • G.C.H. & UPVC D.G.                       • D.G. & G.C.H.
                                                                         • ENTRANCE HALL,
                           • RECEPTION HALL,       20367
                                                                                                                    • LARGE LOUNGE,
                                                                         LOUNGE, DINING
                           LOUNGE, FITTED                                                                              FITTED KITCHEN/
        20251                                                            ROOM, FITTED KITCHEN.         20279
                                                                         • BATHROOM.                                   DINING ROOM.
                           • FAMILY BATHROOM.
                           • GARDENS.
                                                                         • GARDENS TO THE                           • FAMILY BATHROOM.
                           • VIEWING ADVISED.
                                                                         FRONT, YARD TO REAR.                       • YARD.
           £84,950                                       £74,950         • OFF STREET PARKING.          £69,500

         51                                                                                              01388-819900
         41 FRONT STREET : SEDGEFIELD                                                                    01740-623999
Ferryhill, Friday 8th September 2006                                                                                                    Page 7
WANTED: GYM BUDDIES                                                     OUTSTANDING EXAMINATION
“Do you enjoy keeping fit?”      accredited fitness suite.
“Are you keen to do              Spennymoor         Lifestyle
                                 Fitness Suite is now
                                                                         RESULTS FOR FERRYHILL
something really rewarding,
while having fun?”.              recruiting ‘Gym Buddies’                      STUDENTS
“Have you got what it takes      volunteers to accompany        Staff at the Ferryhill Business    my staff who have worked        is now very much on
to motivate a disabled           disabled gym users on a        and Enterprise College are         extremely hard with             achievement and to have
person within the gym?”          regular basis and provide      delighted at their pupils          students, and those parents     58% of our students
asks the Leisure Centre over     them with support and          successes in this year’s GCSE      who encouraged and              achieving 5 or more grade C
at Spennymoor.                   motivation to achieve their    examinations                       supported their offspring to    passes is wonderful news. We
The Borough Council run          fitness goals and enjoy        Students at the College            achieve this success.”          will aim to improve on this
facility is launching a “Gym     their visits to the fitness    achieved their best-ever
                                 suite.                                                            “The emphasis in Ferryhill      next year,” he said.
Buddy Scheme” within its                                        results with an improvement
Inclusive Fitness Initiative     “Gym Buddies do not            on the previous year ’s
                                 require any specific skills
                                                                overall performance of                 JEM P.C. REPAIR & PRINTING SERVICE
                                 or qualifications, except an
   Scrap cars                    interest in exercise along
                                                                almost 15%.
                                                                                                       24 Hour Service for Computer Repairs & Upgrades
                                                                In all, 58% of Year 11
    wanted                       with an enthusiasm to work
                                 out alongside disabled         students achieved 5 or more
                                                                                                       Spennymoor’s only door step P.C. Repairer.
      Free collection.                                          GCSE passes at grade C or             Door step repairs and upgrades
                                 people,”      explains     a
   Minimum payment                                              above.                                No call out charges - Free Estimates
                                 spokesman for the scheme.
            £20.00               “All Gym Buddies will be       This achievment is above              Full system builds and Laptops
    DVLA informed of             fully trained and will         the average for the whole of          All types of printing services
          scrap cars             receive ongoing support        County Durham.                        Photos, business cards, flyers,
             Tel:                from our qualified Gym         All of the students who had           invites and certificates.
   0781 582 1347                 Instructors to help them in    regular attendance achieved         Phone (01388) 819607
                                 their role.” he points out.    examination success with, at        Mobile 0785 413 0920
                                 The Leisure Centre is also     least, one GCSE pass and the                        jempc@tiscali.co.uk
                                 looking       for     10-20    majority achieved many
                                 volunteers to help with the    more, with some students
                                 ‘CVS Make a Difference         achieving over 15 GCSE
                                 Day’. “This will involve a
    5,000 A5 Flyers              couple of hours voluntary
                                                                A number of students
   from ONLY                     work helping to run some
      Quality Business Cards
                                 mini-induction        taster   achieved outstanding results
                                                                and results were particularly
                                 sessions at the fitness
   Letter Heads ~ Comp. Slips                                   good in Sports Studies,
                                 suite,” says the spokesman.
        NCR Invoices etc.                                       Science, RE, History,
                                 “Full training will be given                                         Unit 4d, Dean and Chapter Industrial Estate,
    Booklets & News Letters
                                 where appropriate.”            Geography, English Lang,
       Tel: 01388 774556         Readers who are interested     Eng Lit, French, Resistant         Ferryhill, Co. Durham, DL17 8LH. Tel 01740 656 207
     Unit 10J Dabble Duck        in becoming a Gym Buddy        Materials, Food Technology
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