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   TOP SCHOOL BAND                                                        “APPALLED AND
  SEEKS SPONSORSHIP                                                    SICKENED” AT MEAGRE
    ANNIVERSARY CD                                                         PUNISHMENT
                                                                              former Spennymoor       seat and eventually found        at all.
                                                                             “hit and run” killer,    him       partially hidden       On hearing the sentence,
                                                                             will serve only two      underneath a van parked in       Meek shouted at Detective
                                                                    years when he was sentenced       a Coundon street.                Constable Denham, who led
                                                                    this week for, yet more,          Mr. Towers        said: "The     the enquiry, before spitting at
                                                                    driving offences and for          defendant did not admit to       him from the dock.
                                                                    taking part in a ram raid.        driving the car because he did   Last Tuesday, Meek and
                                                                    Four years ago, Colin Meek,       not want to face up to being     Collier each received a three
                                                                    then 36, mowed down six           caught driving a car after       year prison sentence for the
                                                                    year old Leoni Shaw in            being convicted for killing a    burglary, with Meek receiving
                                                                    Bishop Auckland.                  young girl.”                     an extra year on top for
                                                                    The callous drug addict got       At the trial, Meek’s defence     dangerous driving.
                                                                    back into his car and drove       contended that he could not      Yet again, however, the
                                                                    away, leaving the youngster       have driven the car at such      criminal is unlikely to serve
                                                                    dying in the road.                high speeds while being under    all his sentence and in reality
Tudhoe Grange Band in action winning the school’s section           The habitual criminal had         the influence of heroin.         will be released in just over
at Sunderland University Big Band Competition last month.           been effectively exiled from      Adrian Dent, in defending        two years time.
                                                                    Spennymoor following his          Meek, said: "The defendant       David Hines, the Chairman of
The talented Tudhoe Grange         director for the full 25 years                                     was up to his eyeballs on
                                                                    arrest for causing the                                             the North of England
School Bands are celebrating       and Bob Temple, who has                                            heroin, the side-effects of
                                                                    youngster’s death .                                                Victims’ Association, was said
their 25th Anniversary next        taught at Tudhoe Grange for                                        heroin are drowsiness and
                                                                    When brought to court after                                        to be “Appalled and sickened
year and they are on the           30 years, has also been in the                                     poor concentration.”
                                                                    an extensive police hunt,                                          to hear of the sentence”.
lookout for sponsors to help       band from the off.                                                 "To drive dangerously on the
                                                                    Meek was banned from                                               Prior to mowing down the
them produce a special             In all, over 500 talented                                          other side of the road you
                                                                    driving for life and received                                      Bishop Auckland girl, Meek
anniversary double CD              youngsters have played with                                        have to be in a pretty
                                                                    a four year prison sentence.                                       had a been released just over
commemorating the bands            the band during its existence.                                     competent state."
                                                                    In the event, Meek only                                            halfway through a four year
progress from 1982 up to           Readers who can help with the                                      Yet the prosecution argued
                                                                    served two years of his                                            sentence for stabbing a man
today.                             anniversary CD should ring                                         that having heroin in his
                                                                    sentence and was released on                                       in the back in Spennymoor
Uniquely, Adrian Biddulph          Alan Biddulph on 01388                                             system would not have
                                                                    licence in December 2004.                                          town centre in February
has been the bands’ musical        816050.                                                            affected his ability to drive
                                                                    On the evening of May 18                                           1999.
                                                                    last year, Meek and fellow
          J. Welsh Jewellers                                        heroin addict Michael
              38 High Street, Spennymoor                            Collier, 26, of no fixed abode,
                   01388 420319                                     had been driving around
                                                                    villages in County Durham             Dundas Street, Spennymoor, (01388) 810297
                TOP PRICES PAID                                     before smashing the rear of
                FOR SCRAP GOLD.                                     Collier’s car into the front
      Turn all your unwanted, broken gold jewellery                 window of Woolworth’s in
                       into cash.                                   Barnard Castle.
   E.G. Old earrings, broken chains, disregarded old jewellery.     Following the raid, a police
              Scrap prices at a 25 year high.                       helicopter and squad cars
             Free and confidential quotes given                     pursued the two men after
                                                                    they failed to stop on the
             Professional Jewellery & Watch Repairs.                A1 near Scotch Corner.               Live     Entertainment           Every      Saturday
                    Watch Batteries and Straps fitted               The chase carried on
                                                                    through Redworth and
                                                                    Shildon before the three men
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                                                                    involved fled from the                Sat. 15th APRIL - NADIA DEAN
        Established in Spennymoor for 30 years                      vehicle in Coundon.                              Fantastic Female Vocaliste
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                                                                    through roundabouts and                                Super Songstress
                                       Same day racket              give-way signs."
  Protein, Creatine etc.               re-string service            Police Constable Reece
                                                                    chased the drug addict as he
   AT 14 HIGH STREET TEL: (01388) 814951                            fled the car from the driver’s

Spennynews Saturday 8th April 2006                                                                                                                          Page 1
                                    It’s all about local
                                     people and local
                                                                                              Letters to the                                  White Van Delivery
                                          PAUL WAS
                                                                                              Editor....                                     Local or long distance
                                                                                                                                               We will move anything!
      IN MEMORIAM                                                                                                                             Houses cleared - furniture,
                                         PLEASANTLY                This correspondent adds his comments to the debate on
                                                                                                                                                 rubbish removed.
         MILLIE COATES                  SURPRISED TO               allotment rents.
                                                                                                    them, there should have been               Moving a thing
          12th April 2005                                          Dear Editor,
          BILLY COATES                  DISCOVER THE                                                representation         at     the         - Give us a ring!
                                                                   I read with interest the letter
          12th April 1992               SPENNYNEWS                                                  Allotment          Association                Tel: Tony on
  Remembering Mam and Dad is       “I'm writing as I was submitted by Mr. N. meeting.
                  easy.            pleasantly surprised to see     Freeman, Spennymoor ’s                                                     0781 489 8047
                                                                                                    After all they are not shy
     You’re with us every day.     that Spennymoor and the Allotment                 Association
                                                                                                    when it comes to taking their
 It’s the heartache of losing you
                                   area has it's own community     Secretary.
       That never goes away.                                                                        share of the Council Tax.
                                   paper, at long last.            What benefits or additional                                                        BARNES
           Loved always,                                                                            So, come on Spennymoor
                                   I found a copy sometime ago     benefits can we reap from                                            BOOK-KEEPING SERVICES
 Val, Gillian, Linda and the late                                                                   Town Council, don’t hide,
                                   when visiting family, and this disgusting rise in garden show some spunk and send
                                                                                                                                                     Fed up with the
 Courtney, John, Steven, Martin,                                                                                                             Headache of Book-Keeping?
      Grandchildren & Great        presently living in London;     rents? Over 200% rise in                                                VAT Man causing you problems?
                                                                                                    some representatives to the
           Grandchildren           the online version you four years, and for what?                 next committee meeting.
                                                                                                                                            Then let me handle everything
                                   provide is a great way of I’ll tell you what - for the Let’s have some dialogue with
        Remembering John                                                                                                                                for you!
                                                                                                                                                 Computerised System,
          April 12th 1997
                                   seeing what's going on,         same piece of land that 3-4                                               Collection & Delivery Service
                                                                                                    no frills, just the true facts on
      TIP TOE MOBILE               although the focus does years ago was approx £8.00. the reason for the rent rise.                            Confidentiality assured,
                                   always seem to be on the So what’s changed I ask? I am a pensioner, as are the
                                                                                                                                                Very Reasonable Rates
           FOOT CARE                                               There are no more facilities                                                    Free Consultation.
           State Registered        criminal element.                                                majority of allotment holders
                                                                   on the sites now than there                                           Tel: Peter on 01388 721642
     Chiropodist / Podiastrist     This is a mixed blessing, as it                                  in Spennymoor, so these rises,              Mobile : 07816621163
                                   can can bias the view of the were years ago. A trickle of along with the rises for nearly                  Email:
       Sarah Jane Wilson           area, which is not hard to do,  water for irrigation and
         MChS, BSc Pod (Hons)                                                                       all garden commodities tend
                                   but it names the guilty parties poultry purposes, weeds and to put a dampener on an
     For appointments call
        07707 628911 or
                                   so we know who is doing the     grass on the main paths
                                                                   strimmed once a year and
                                                                                                    interesting and stimulating             Berriman
       (01388) Thinford
                                   If anything, I would            maybe some weedkiller
                                                                   sprayed once a year.
                                                                                                    hard-worked hobby.
                                                                                                             Stan Scullion,                 Plumbing
                                   recommend a partership with                                               Spennymoor.                   All aspects of plumbing
                                   the local community arts I personally think that if the               Address withheld on                       and gas work
           ABTEC                   groups and give them a spot, Town Council and the Town                        request.                    *central heating *leaks
                                   to lighten the tone of your Clerk had any decency about                                                *bathrooms *gas servicing
      REWIRES                      magazine.                                                                                              *blocks * disabled facilities
      LIGHTING                                                     This reader takes a different view...                                             Corgi reg
      SOCKETS                      More youth based news and
                                   events would not be a bad        Dear Sir,                       same way as home rents are              Tel: (01388) 812 110
      SHOWERS ETC                  thing too - after all, the So,             the      Allotment charged.
      All your electrical needs    youth are mostly bored, and      Association is moaning Blame                  the       property
  contact Neil for a free estimate maybe need solidarity with because allotment rents have speculators and builders who
                or advice
         Special rates for O.A.P's their     elders to provide risen to £25.00 a year!              have made a quick buck at the
        (01388 ) 776665            services to keep them out of Haven’t these gardeners expense of tomorrow’s
                                   trouble for everyone's sake.” noticed the horrendous hike generation.
     Mobile: 07919 215 959
                                             Keep it up.            in land and house prices in And don’t expect the tax                    5,000 A5 Flyers
                                                                                                                                           from ONLY
      The next meeting of the
    Spennynews Management
                                            Paul Clayton
                                            Ronnie Greaves,
                                                                    the area, caused, may I say, payers to subsidise one hobby
                                                                    not by inflation, but by sheer when it doesn’t subsidise                                    £50
                                                                                                                                              Quality Business Cards
Committee will be held in the New                                   greed of those that own the another.                                   Letter Heads ~ Comp. Slips
  Life Christian Centre, Villiers        Painter and Decorator.
                                           Tel: 01325 313352        land.                           My hobby is football but can                 NCR Invoices etc.
 Street, Spennymoor on Tuesday
          18th April 2006
                                                                    In the wake of the price rises, I get a subsidised season               Booklets & News Letters
               at 6.30pm               WOODHAM REMOVALS             rents have also shot up in ticket at Newcastle? Of
    All readers are welcome to         Your local friendly service  both the council house and course not!                                      Tel: 01388 774556
                 attend.                   Tel: 01325 313352        private sectors.                                                          Unit 10J Dabble Duck
                                                                                                     Name and address supplied
                                                                                                                                               Ind. Est. New Shildon
                                                                    What chance has any               and withheld on request.

                                                                    youngster in Spennymoor

                                                                                                                   S CARS
                                                                    today got of buying even a
    Sheds, Summer Houses, Play                                      modest terraced home with
    Houses & Dog Runs made to                                       prices reaching £70,000 plus
                                                                    for two bedrooms and
         measure in T&G wood.
                                                                    £250,000 plus for a four bed
    Fencing wood now in stock at                                    detached!
             competitive prices                                     £25 a year for a garden rent?                        Next to Katem Transport
                Fences erected                                      Try and get a back yard or
         UNIT 5B, DEAN AND CHAPTER INDUSTRIAL ESTATE                garden attached to a home
                 01740 652553 0790 529 8384                         for £25 a year! Impossible!
                                                                    Don’t blame the Council,
                                                                    they are just charging the
                                                                    market rent for land in the
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   “UNLAWFUL KILLING” VERDICT                                                                            D.P.S. Van Hire                         FIRST CHOICE
      ON SPENNYMOOR GIRL                                                                                       Ltd.                           MAINTENANCE UK LTD
                                                                                                                                                  Corgi registered 187917
                                    By Pauline Fothergill                                               Daily - Weekly -
A recent Inquest, a              holiday resort of Kusadasi in    admitted responsibility for the                                              Central Heating Service
Spennymoor girl killed by a      Turkey on July 16th 2005.        attack.                                Monthly Hire                          and Repair Specialists
terrorist bomb whilst on
holiday in Turkey, has
                                 During the hearing, Coroner      A Memorial service will be held             Tel:                               Same day service when
                                 Andrew Tweddle said, ‘It is      in London sometime in                                                                possible.
recorded a verdict of Unlawful   vital that people carry on as    September at Southwark                01325 301900                              Contact PAUL
killing.                         normal and not give ‘victory     Cathedral.                                                                      07967 679998
The inquest on the death of      to the terrorists”.              Tessa Jowell, Secretary of State      0793 027 1347                             We are based in Chilton.
21 year old Helyn Bennett,       Helyn’s fiancé, Stephen          for Culture, Media and Sport is
of        South        Street,   Stables, 23, was badly injured   understood to be speaking at            RACKETSPORTS
Spennymoor, held at
                                 along with four other
                                 members of her family while
                                                                  the service.
                                                                  Since the attack the public has
                                                                                                                   We specialise in
                                                                                                                  badminton, squash                   WILLS
Magistrates’ Court on            on their way to the beach        been outraged that despite the                    & tennis rackets                         from
                                                                                                                  Also clothing, shoes
Tuesday recorded that the        when their minibus was blown     terrible injuries suffered by                  and re-strings.
young holiday maker was          up.                              Helyn’s family, they have been         Spennymoor’s professional
‘unlawfully killed’ in a         Although the Turkish             unable to access financial                   racket shop
terrorist bomb attack in the     authorities believe PKK          support from the Government             10A Whitworth Terrace,
                                                                                                                                                     Free home
                                 Kurdish separatists were         and are not eligible for the                 Spennymoor                           consultations
 Vinyl-Cut                       responsible, no one has          ‘Criminal                Injuries      Tel: 07984 308054                           Call NLS on
                                                                                                                                                   (01388) 777680
                                       D.P.                       Compensation Scheme’.                    Fax: 01740 655707
   Signs                            PLUMBING
                                                                  Critically injured, Micky    
                                                                  Aspinall and Stephen Stabler

                                                                                                                M.V. MOBILITY
                                     30 years experience          were flown home together, still
   Shop Windows                        Corgi registered           hooked to their life support
  Car/Van Magnetics                  All aspects of plumbing
                                      work & heating work
                                                                  machines, by Turkish Medivac              Scooters from £450 inc. warranty
      Decal’s                              undertaken.            Air-Ambulance. Sharon, Tom,            Powered rise-recline chairs from £595
                                    Very reasonable rates for     Toni, Adam and Sam were               No obligation home demonstrations
   T-Shirts Printed                 condensing combi boilers.     flown back, along with Helyn,               Part exchange welcome
                                       No call out charges.       by Turkish Military Air-                      0% finance available.
     Tel: 01388 774556
                                    Tel: Dave Priestman           Ambulance paid for by the                      Credit cards accepted
    Unit 10J Dabble Duck                                                                                  No obligation home demonstrations
    Ind. Est. New Shildon          on 01740 656715                Turkish Government.
                                       Mob 0793 157 8017          Nine months on and the family          Tel: 01977 681764
                                                                  have had no compensation at

                Pine                                              all from the British

                                                                  Government and have had to
                                                                  live on benefits.                     Broom Mill Day Spa
                                                                  Young Stephen has lost the            High Hill House Farm, Dean Bank, Ferryhill, DL17 8RL
              Bespoke Kitchen and Bedrooms in various             South Street home that he and                            Tel: 01740 654225
                finishes made to your specifications.             his fiance were to move into           Our purpose built treatment suite, thermal suite, and
                                                                  and has had to move into a              swimming pool & relaxation area will cater for all
    Also replacement doors, worktops and sinks etc.                                                           your needs. Spa Day packages available.
            Design and Installation Service.                      council flat this week.
                                                                                                        FULL RANGE OF SKIN CARE & HOLISTIC TREATMENTS
               Over 25 year’s experience.                         Some of Helyn Bennett’s
                                                                  relatives appeared on BBC                                   PILATES CLASSES
                             Make a hit on our website!                                                                  5.00pm, 6.00pm and 7.00pm
                                                                  One’s ‘Real Story’ programme
                                                                  as part of their fight ‘To                                      Tuesdays
  Unit 5 & 6, Tudhoe Ind.        Tel: (01388) 819890
                                                                  compensate British citizens                        Check out
  Estate, Spennymoor             Night time (01388) 816821                                               Gift vouchers, retail products and wrapping services are available.
                                                                  injured or killed by terrorist acts
                                                                  whilst abroad’.
                                                                  “Hopefully it may not be too
                                                                  late for us,” Sharon and Tom            DAVE COLE, MOTOR SERVICES
                                                                  said, “but at least we may be         MOT and AIR CON SERVICE CENTRE
                                                                  able to help others in future.
                                                                  Then some good may have
                                                                  come out of the bad in all this”.          Electronic , Diagnostic Testing,
                                                                                                            valeting ,Clutches and All Petrol
                                                                   WHAT A                                    and Diesel repairs and Servicing
                                                                  GEM OF A                               COMPOUND 2, TUDHOE IND EST, SPENNYMOOR
                                                                                                                  01388 810580                  07762180838
                                                                  Supporters of the Guide Dogs
                                                                  for the Blind got a shock                WALKER TYRES LTD.
                                                                  when they opened their
                                                                  collecting box in the Asda                 Specialists in High Performance
                                                                  Supermarket in Spennymoor,                          part-used tyres
                                                                  for there, at the bottom, was
                                                                  an engagement ring!                    New tyres, used tyres, alloy
                                                                  The charity think it may              wheels, puncture repairs and
                                                                  have come off accidentally                 wheel balancing
                                                                  as the owner made a donation
                                                                  and so they have handed it in                  All major credit cards accepted
                                                                  to the police station where it
                                                                  awaits its owner.                        See our website at
                                                                  The police station is open to           Compound 4, Tudhoe Ind. Estate, Spennymoor.
                                                                  the public until 8.00pm each                            Tel: (01388) 811468
Spennynews Saturday 8th April 2006                                                                                                                                    Page 3
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              SPENNYMOOR                                          BINCHESTER MOOR                                       MIDDLESTONE MOOR
                                                                                                                                          • Spacious ‘Dovedale’ design four
    NEW                • Immaculately presented three          NEW              • Three bedroomed Semi
                                                                                                                                          bedroomed detached house with
                       bedroomed Detached house with                            Detached house with DG                                    UPVC DG and GCH.
                       UPVC DG and GCH.                                         and GCH.                                                  • Entrance hallway, cloakroom/
                       • Entrance hallway, lounge with                                                                                    WC, lounge with attractive hand
                                                                                •    Entrance    hallway,
                       mahogany Adams style fire                                                                                          carved stone cathedral style fire
                                                                                lounge/diner with feature                                 surround, dining room, superb
                       surround, double French doors                            fire surround, fitted
                       leading to dining room and                                                                                         kitchen.
                                                                                kitchen with a range of                                   • Four well proportioned
                       French doors leading to
                       conservatory, attractive fitted                          white units.                                              bedrooms, three with a range of
                                                                                • Three bedrooms, master                                  attractive built in wardrobes,
                                                                                bed with ensuite, family                                  ensuite facilities to master
                       • Three bedrooms, recently
                                                                                                                                          bedroom, Jack & Jill ensuites to
                       fitted bathroom with whirlpool           Westerton       bathroom/WC.                              Almond          bedrooms two & three, Bathroom/
                       bath and power shower.                                   • Externally the property                  Close
    Rievaulx Court                                               Close                                                                    WC.
                       • Externally the property                                enjoys front and rear                                     • The property enjoys gardens to
                       enjoys front and rear gardens,
                       spacious driveway and a single          £129,950         gardens and has a single
                                                                                                                                          both front and rear, double
     £167,000                                                                   integral garage.                                          driveway & single integral garage.

              SPENNYMOOR                                              SPENNYMOOR                                                      CHILTON
                      • Three bedroomed Semi                                 • Superbly presented spacious
                                                                                                                                          • Well presented three bedroomed
                      Detached house with DG and
                                                                             three bedroomed semi detached
                                                                                                                           E              terraced house benefiting from
                      GCH.                                                   house with UPVC DG and GCH.               PRIC               GCH via combi boiler and UPVC
                      • Entrance porch, hallway,
                                                                             • Spacious attractive entrance
                      attractive lounge with feature fire                                                                                 DG.
                                                                             hallway, lounge with contempo-
                      surround, double French doors                                                                                       •.Lounge with solid oak flooring,
                                                                             rary style beech fire surround,
                      leading to dining room with French                                                                                  sliding doors leading into UPVC
                                                                             double French doors leading to
                      doors to Conservatory, attractive                                                                                   DG conservatory, kitchen/dining
                                                                             kitchen/breakfast room, patio
                      fitted kitchen with built in cooking                                                                                room, rear lobby, downstairs WC.
                                                                             doors overlooking gardens.
                                                                             • Three well proportioned                                    • Three bedrooms and bathroom/
                      • Three bedrooms, master
                      bedroom with superb range of                           bedrooms, one with attractive                                WC.
                      fitted wardrobes and dressing                          built in wardrobes, & spacious                               •Externally there is a good sized
    Rushmoor          table, modern white bathroom             Oval Park     bathroom.                                  Denebridge        front garden which enjoys an open
                                                                             •Externally the property enjoys               Row            aspect, yard to the rear providing
      Park            suite.
                      • Externally the property enjoys                       front, side and rear gardens with         Reduced to         off street parking.
   £128,500           gardens to front and rear,               £141,950      detached single garage.
                      driveway for approx. 2/3 vehicles.

          KIRK MERRINGTON                                               SPENNYMOOR                                                   BINCHESTER
                            • Spacious four bedroomed                              • Superb deceptively spacious
                                                                                                                                           • Attractive three bedroomed stone
                            detached bungalow with GCH                             two bedroomed detached
                                                                                                                                           built mid terraced house with UPVC
                                                                                                                        to se
                            and DG.                                                bungalow with GCH and UPVC                              DG and GCH via combi boiler.
                            • Entrance vestibule, spacious                         DG.                                                     • Entrance hallway, lounge with ornate
                            hallway, large lounge with                             • Entrance porch, spacious                              hand carved pine fire surround, patio
                                                                                   hallway, attractive lounge with                         doors over looking gardens, separate
                            feature fire surround, separate
                                                                                   ornate Louis style fire Surround,                       dining room, recently installed modern
                            dining room, large kitchen/                                                                                    ivory shaker style kitchen, rear porch.
                                                                                   double french doors
                            breakfast room, separate utility                                                                               • Three well proportioned bedrooms
                                                                                   overlooking the recent
                            room, inner hallway,                                                                                           and a refurbished bathroom.
                                                                                   landscaped gardens, dining                              •Externally to the front of the property
                            conservatory with integrated                           room, inner hallway, fitted                             there are spacious gardens with views
                            fish pond.                                             kitchen/breakfast room.
    Cleveland View          • Four spacious bedrooms,                              • Spacious bathroom/WC, two
                                                                                                                                           over open countryside. To the rear
                                                                                                                                           enclosed yard with hard standing
                            master bedroom with excellent       Half Moon          large double bedrooms.                Granville         providing off street parking.
                            range of built in wardrobes and       Lane             •Externally the property enjoys
         Reduced to         ensuite facilities, bathroom/WC.                       attractive all round gardens to       Terrace           VACANT POSSESSION, TO
                                                                                                                            OIRO           INCLUDE CARPETS, CURTAINS &
                                                                 NEW PRICE
                            • Externally there are gardens
                                                                                   which landscaping has just
                            to both front and rear, single
                            garage.                            £142,000            been completed and there is a
                                                                                   single garage.                      £73,950

              SPENNYMOOR                                         KIRK MERRINGTON                                                   SPENNYMOOR
                        • Attractive three bedroomed                           • Attractive one bedroomed first
       E                town house with GCH via combi
   PRIC                 boiler and UPVC DG..
                                                                               floor apartment with UPVC DG                                • One bedroomed first floor
                                                                               and GCH, ideal for first time                               flat with double glazing.
                        • Entrance hallway , lounge with
                        recently installed modern stone
                                                                               buyer or investor.                                          • Entrance hall, lounge with
                        effect fire surround with                              • Entrance hallway, lounge with                             recently installed modern
                        stainless steel pebble fire, double                    feature fire surround, fitted                               feature fire surround, modern
                        doors leading to separate dining                       kitchen with built in cooking                               fitted kitchen with stainless
                        room, spacious kitchen with                            facilities.                                                 steel built in appliances.
                        stainless steel built in cooking                       • Bedroom with two built in                                 • Bedroom with a range of
                        facilities.                                            double wardrobes, bathroom                                  built in wardrobes and
                        • Three well proportioned                St Johns      with mixer shower.                        St Pauls          bathroom/WC.
     Whitworth          bedrooms, two with a range of             Court        • Externally there is a shared             Close            • Externally to the side of the
       Terrace          built in wardrobes, superb                             lawned area designated parking                              property there is a driveway
     Greenhills         modern bathroom, separate WC.                OIRO      space.                                                      providing off street parking.
     £119,950           • Externally there is a rear yard.      £69,950                                                £69,950
       £79,950            COMPETITIVELY PRICED
                                                                  £79,950      NO CHAIN INVOLVED

          New properties urgently required to satisfy awaiting clients
                                                               01388 420444
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                                       RESIDENTS OPPOSE                                                        WOODSIDE TIMBER
CONGREGATIONS                           PUB RE-OPENING                                                         Supplying and Erecting all types of
                                                                                                         Timber Fences, Gates, Sheds and Summerhouses.
                                   Residents near a temporarily
  ON EASTER                        closed pub have got together
    SUNDAY                                                                                                Post & Rail, Close
                                   to oppose it re-opening
St. Paul’s Church in
                                                                                                         Board, Herring Bone,
                                   because, they say, they have
Spennymoor                 have    endured “a living nightmare”
                                                                                                        Panels, Trelliswork, etc
announced the times of their       over the past four years
Easter services, including one
                                                                                                                      No job too big              or too small
                                   because of alleged behaviour,
with an early morning start        vandalism and antisocial                                             Tel: 01740 652553 or 0790 529 8384
for the congregation .             behaviour by customers at the
On Saturday 8th April at           pub.
10.45am there will be a            Neighbours bordering on The                                           SPRAY TANNING
‘March of Witness’ when            Victoria Public House in Half                                         FULL BODY TAN
Churches from around the           Moon Lane, commonly
town march from the Co-op          known as the “Graveyard” say                                          home visits £12                                Wills from
Supermarket to the Market
Place in an act of witness.
                                   that since the pub closed they
                                   live in a safer and happy
                                                                                                           Professional                                     £30
On Palm Sunday, 9th April,         environment.                         The Victoria in Half Moon            Solution                           Free home visit Call FREE
Holy Communion will be                                                      Lane is closed and
celebrated at 10.00am with
                                   The pub is next door to The
                                                                                                         (01388) 451858                             0800 328 2364
                                   Mount Pleasant Independent
                                                                      of violence, fighting in the           0770 263 4576                          quote 9482
the distribution of Palm           Church, “The Little Chapel”
Crosses                                                               street and in the pub itself,                                            Look after your family
                                   The group of eighteen
On Maundy Thursday, 13th           residents have even written to     alleged drug use in and around
April, at 7.00pm there will        the Prime Minister, their          the pub, customer urinating              SPENNYMOOR W.M.CLUB
be      Holy Communion                                                on the neighbouring church                               Tel (01388) 814270
                                   local M.P, the Leader of the
                                                                      door and the graveyard                   Members, affiliated members and bone-fide guests
followed by stripping of the       Borough Council, their local
altar.                             councillors., as well as the       across the road being used as              Sat May 6th                              Sun May 21st
Good Friday, 14th April sees                                          a toilet and for drug taking.              TAKE THIS                                 CAROLINE
                                   local licencing authority,                                                   Comedy Duo
the Meditation on the Cross                                           A recent licencing committee                                                           no CC
                                   which is the Borough Council,                                                    Plus
at 2.00pm and on Easter            in a bid to keep the pub closed.   recently      revoked       the      JAY LORRELL £2.50 cc                           Sat May 27th
Sunday,        the      church     The group, who have now            premises licence at the                                                             PAUL TRACY
congregation joins that of St.                                        Victoria, but gave the licensee            Sun May 7th
                                   formed themselves into a 60                                                                                           Sun May 28th
                                                                                                              RICKY MATTHEWS
John's      Church,        Kirk    strong residents group called      three weeks to appeal.                                                            MICHAEL WEST
                                                                                                                   no CC
Merrington to celebrate            “Crisis - Concerned Residents      The Brewery, Tadcaster                                                                No CC
Easter Day at sunrise.             in Spennymoor”, say they           Brewers, have offered to                   Sat May 13th
                                                                      instal a number of security                DUSTY GOLD                            Sat 3rd June
Those taking part will note        have endured a high level of
                                                                                                                Sun May 14th                    Superb 4-piece show group
that the service is timed for      antisocial behaviour, threats      measures in the premises.                                                              V
                                                                                                                TONY LEIGH
an very early 6.00am start.                                                                                                                           SHOW GROUP
Later on Easter Sunday,              ADJOURNMENT IN CASH                                                           No CC
                                                                                                                                                The best in the North East
there will be a Service of Holy     TRANSIT VEHICLE DAMAGE                                                    Sat May 20th
                                                                                                                                                      TERRY JOYCE
Communion at 10.00am.
                                             CASE                                                           KATHERINE STONE
                                                                                                                                                 Top North East Comic and
  KIDZART                          A 53 year-old Spennymoor
                                   man      made     a    second
                                                                      It’s alleged that on the A688
                                                                      road at Thinford, Monaghan
                                                                                                                £2.00 CC
                                                                                                                                                Tickets £5.00 on sale now
                                                                                                                                                 A Show not to be missed.
Spennymoor school children         appearance             before      damaged a Cash Transit
will have a chance to display      Magistrates sitting at Newton      Vehicle,      possessed    an
their artistic talents by          Aycliffe last week where, once
                                   again, the matter was
                                                                      offensive weapon, a claw               PEUGEOT
entering the new ‘kidZart’                                            hammer, in a public place,
competition.                       adjourned, this time until the     failed to provide a specimen
The      theme       of     the    6th of April.                      of     breath,    dishonestly
competition is “What I like        David       Monaghan,       of     received stolen goods, a Ford

                                                                                                                   NIL                          ADVANCE
most about Spennymoor” and         Sycamore Court in the town,        Ranger 4x4 valued at £5,400,       NOW
is open to all Spennymoor          faces a number of serious          fraudulently used a vehicle        WITH
children from Reception age        charges to which he has yet        licence and drove without                                                 RENTAL
to Year 11.                        to enter pleas.                    Insurance or licence.                                                     AND SPOILT FOR CHOICE!
Artwork can be created using
paint, pastels, collage, fabric,       SPENNYMOOR AFFRAY –                                                                         PEUGEOT 307 1.6S 3 OR 5DR
photographs etc.                        FOUR COMMITTED TO                                                                          Specification Includes
                                                                                                                                   * Remote Central locking * Radio/CD Player
Entries will be displayed at
the Spennymoor Craft                       CROWN COURT                                                                             * ABS Braking Stsytem
                                                                                                                                   * Power Assisted Steering
                                   Four Spennymoor men were           Thomas Hartley, 38, of
Festival, taking place in the
                                   recently committed to be dealt     Salvin Street, Marc Hopper,
Town Hall on Saturday 27th
                                   with at the Crown Court by         24, of Upper Church Street,       PEUGEOT 206 1.4 3 OR 5R
                                   the       South       Durham       Richard Jardine McGowan,          Specification Includes
Prizes, donated by ASDA,                                                                                * ABS Braking Stsytem
                                   Magistrates sitting at Newton      30, also of Salvin Street and
will be awarded in three age                                                                            * Power Assisted Steering
                                   Aycliffe on charges of Affray,     Wayne David Yarrow, 22, of
groups.                                                                                                 * Remote Central locking * Radio/CD Player
                                   alleged to have been               Mount Pleasant Court will
Andrea Beel, organiser of the
                                   committed in Spennymoor in         appear at the Crown Court             ALSO                   THE PEUGEOT  THE PEUGEOT
competition said “We
wanted to give the children
                                   mid-July last year.                on a date to be fixed.              AVAILABLE               PARTNER COMBI    206SW
of      Spennymoor           an
opportunity to show how                P.C.V. DRIVERS REQUIRED                                                PLEASE CALL NOW FOR
talented they are.”
Entries can be handed in to                Must be badged and cleared.                                            FULL DETAILS
                                                                                                         Peugeot Range fuel consumptionm in mpg (L/100 km, urban 35.3-32.5, extra
participating schools or The                  Part time / Full time.                                     urban 56.5-51.4. combined 46.3 - 42.2, the official co2 emission is 145-159
Card Crafting Company,                Wage well above National Minimum Wage.
Weardale Street.
For more details see website:
                                                Apply with details to
                                          P.O. Box No. 258b, The Chapter,
w w,                                                                              Cambridge Street, Spennymoor
email: spennymoorcraft@                       27 Main Street, Shildon,
                                                                                                                          01388 818 511 or telephone                        Co. Durham, Dl4 1AL.                                     Chestnut Street, Darlington 01325 380 560
01388 811757.
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             SHAPE UP FOR                                                TOWN IN SPONSORSHIP DEAL
                                                                  Spennymoor Town FC have            remainder of this season,               presented by local manager
               SUMMER-                                            announced a new away shirt         and the whole of 2006 –                 Graham        Thompson to
“Are you motivated to make      information on salt, fat and      sponsorship deal with              2007.                                   STFC       Chairman, Alan
healthier choices?,” ask the    sugar intake and food             Lloyds TSB Bank for the            The cheque for £2,000 was               Murray, before the home
organisers of a weight          labeling.”.                                                                                                  game against Ryton.
management course to be         The course will also include       SPENNYMOOR TEENAGERS                                                      “We are delighted to have
held in the area shortly.       several practical cooking           INVOLVED IN BURGLARY                                                     been able to attract a
“Do you want to get slim for    sessions, and those taking        A 16 year-old Spennymoor           custody, is also charged with           corporate sponsor of this
summer and do you want to       part will be provided with a      youth, who cannot be named         the burglary, as well as a              type, and      hopefully it
change your lifestyle?” they    free recipe book.                 for legal reasons, and 18 year-    further charge of assisting in          signifies that we are now
ask.                            The course uses information       old Dwayne Scott Smith, of         the removal of stolen goods,            overcoming the legacy of
“If the answer is ‘yes’, we     designed by South Durham          Stratton        Street       in    the Nissan Almeira car,                 the past, and hope that we
have the courses for you.”      and Darlington Dietetic           Spennymoor, are alleged to         valued at £1,000.                       can develop our bonds with
they say.                       Service and there is also         have been involved in a            A 14 year-old Ferryhill                 Lloyds TSB further over
“Come along to one of our       support for people with           burglary in Spennymoor, a          youth, who, again, cannot be            the coming year.
new         free      weight    specialist             dietary    local Magistrates Court has        named for legal reasons, also           I’m sure that Lloyds TSB
management courses starting     requirements.                     heard.                             appeared in Court to face               will be delighted to watch
soon in your area”.             “Healthy Lifestyle Weight         The two also face charges in       charges of assisting in the             the development of the club
The courses are to be held in   Management Courses are a          connection        with      the    removal of the Ford Focus as            and      it’s    community
Henderson House, over at        fun way to meet new people,       subsequent theft of a Ford         well as driving without                 programmes, over the next
Chilton every Friday from       learn new skills and become       Focus car valued at £11,500.       Insurance and other than in             12 months.
10.00am until 12 noon and       healthier. These courses are      The youth also faces a charge      accordance with a Licence.              “We know they will be
at Dean Bank Literary           free, why not start your new      of receiving stolen goods,         The case was adjourned until            proud to be associated with
Institute in Ferryhill every    lifestyle now?” say the           namely a Nissan Almeira car        the 20th of April in order to           the Club” said Spennymoor
Friday from 1pm until 3pm.      organisers.                       valued at £1,000, whilst Smith     allow time to arrange for               Town’s Chief Executive
“As well as a weekly weigh-     Places are strictly limited, so   is alleged to have assisted in     Dolan to appear in Court.               Ken Houlahan.
in, health professionals will   to book your place and to         the removal of the Ford
be available to support you     find out more information         Focus, as well as driving other
                                                                  than in accordance with a
and provide information         call Jackie on 01325
regarding various health        327466.                           Licence       and      without     RECYCLING ACHIEVEMENT
issues,” say the weight
                                  BOOK SALE
                                                                  South Durham Magistarates
                                                                                                        BY LOCAL SCHOOLS
management team.                                                                                     Oxclose Nursery School is              be used in making cardboard
“You will receive dietary       There’s some        literary      Court at Newton Aycliffe           celebratingthis week after             boxes.”
advice and have the             bargains to be had at             were told last week that the       doing extremely well in a              Richard Duggleby, Head of
opportunity to try out          Spennymoor Library during         offences were said to have         recent “Yellow Woods”                  External Relations with Yell,
different kinds of exercise.”   April when the facility           occurred in mid-February.          Challenge,        collecting           the publisher of Yellow Pages,
“You will be given lots of      launches a spring book sale.      A Middlesbrough man, 28            redundant copies of Yellow             said: “This is a great
resources to help you make      Non-fiction books are on          year-old Mark Anthony              Pages.                                 achievement by schools in
informed choices about the      offer at only £1 each.            Dolan, who is currently in         The school have ben                    Sedgefield Borough and shows
food you buy, including
                                   BE HOLIDAY ACTIVE                                                 awarded a number of native
                                                                                                     tree saplings to plant for
                                                                                                                                            how interested children are in
                                                                                                                                            recycling and looking after

 James Joice                          THIS EASTER                                                    coming in as one of the top
                                                                                                     six schools in the area for
                                                                                                                                            the     environment.
                                                                                                                                            couldn’t run the Challenge

                                Youngsters in the area are        Centres in Shildon, Newton         recycling the old directories.         without Sedgefield Borough
                                being encouraged to “Get          Aycliffe and Ferryhill,            The top prize of the ‘Gold             Council, Butterwick Hospice
          TILING                active” this Easter holiday at    allowing youngsters to take        Oak’ title worth in the                and Foreman Recycling and I
                                their local Leisure Centre.       part in a range of activities at   schools      environmental             thank them for their
   Mobile: 07736 324 170        Sedgefield Borough Council        any of the Centres.                competition run by Yellow              continued      support    and
    Home: 01388 609290          has introduced a new              Children and young people          Pages, went to Ferryhill’s             commitment.”
  CERAMICS  & PORCELAIN                                                                              Dean Bank School, with
                                membership scheme at              accessing activities will be
    FLOORS- KITCHENS-           Spennymoor Leisure Centre,        asked to become members            Ferryhill Station Primary                Peter Brown
       BATHROOMS                as well as at the Leisure         and, once registered, will         School, in second place.                   Property
     FREE ESTIMATES                                                                                  Ruth     Clayton,      Waste
                                                                  receive information about                                                   Maintenance
                                                                  new clubs and activities plus      Management Officer with                   Brickwork - Pointing -
             J.A.W. TRAVEL                                        special offers.                    Sedgefield Borough Council,
                                                                                                     said: “I’d like to thank
                                                                                                                                               Guttering - Roofing -
                                                                  “The Easter timetable of                                                                  FREE
                16 seater minibus                                 activities at the Leisure Centre
                                                                                                     everyone who took part.”
                                                                                                     “The Butterwick Hospice                            ESTIMATES
 For a reliable service at Airports, Blackpool,                   is packed with taster sessions,
  competitive prices. Contracts & Social Evenings                 coaching, swimming and
                                                                                                     have taken the old Yellow                              Tel: 01388
                                                                                                     Pages directories, collected                            818355
                                                                  sporting fun. There’s a            by the schools, to Foreman

     ¤         01388 811443                                       chance to check out some                                                     Mobile: 0771 041 0961
                                                                                                     Recycling in Spennymoor to
                                                                  judo moves at Spennymoor,
                       0784 563 7618                              fencing        at    Ferryhill,          Caroline’s Beauty Oasis
                                                                  trampolining at Newton                          Beauty and Tanning Salon.
                                                                  Aycliffe and crazy football              Ferryhill Leisure Centre Tel: 01740 656328
  Recording studio experience: Fully equipped                     skills at Shildon-Sunnydale, ”
  digital recording studio. CD production. Over 1800                                                      CAROLYN WELCOMES EVERYONE TO HER
                                                                  says a spokesperson for the                 NEWLY REFURBISHED SALON
  backing tracks available. Ideal gift for the budding            Leisure Service Department .
 X Factor or karaoke expert. Gift vouchers available.                                                    SPECIAL OFFERS!! SPECIAL OFFERS!!
                                                                  “To see what new skills you
   Excellent rates. Discounts available during April.                                                       NAIL EXTENSIONS. only £10.00 FULL FACIAL only £10.00
                                                                  can develop, pick up an              FULL BODY MASSAGE only £10.00 FULL HEAD COLOUR from £20 - £30
                     Call for details.                            Easter brochure from any                               HI-LO LIGHTS from £25 - £30

 South Durham Guitar Centre                                       Leisure Centre reception or                    SUNBED BLOCK BOOKINGS
                                                                                                                              With NEW Inferno Tubes
 Guitar tuition for all abilities: Electric, acoustic,            visit www.sedgefield.      Buy 120 mins- get 120 mins free £45.00 Buy 90 mins- ge 45 mins free £35.00
                                                                  splash” he says.                                      Buy 60 mins- get 30 mins free £25.00
 bass Guitar services: Repair, set-up, restring, tuning,
 Fully equipped music studio                                      “If you want to learn to swim,                      COMING SOON
                                                                  why not take part in a crash         NEW ST TROPEZ MIST UV FREE SPRAY BOOTH
    Tel: 0788 1832058 0845 3914814Email:                                                                  Full body tan in minutes - only £10.00                            course of lessons at                                    (Book now due to high demand)
                                                                  Spennymoor Leisure Centre”                 Opening hours: Monday - Friday 9.30am - 9.00pm
      10% DISCOUNT WITH THIS VOUCHER                                                                       Saturday 9.30am - 5.30pm Sunday 12 noon - 4.00pm.
                   Based in Spennymoor                            he suggests.

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NORTH CLOSE, SPENNYMOOR                                              BLUEBELL DRIVE,                                           YEW CLOSE, SPENNYMOOR
                                                                    MIDDLESTONE MOOR                                                               * 4 bedroom detached
                       * 4 bedroomed detached                                                                                                         house
                                                                                          * 4 bedroom detached
  NE                   bungalow in approximately            NEW                                                            IOUS                    * Occupying a corner plot,
                       a 1/3 of an acre.                    PRIC
                                                                E                            house.                    SPAC
                                                                                                                                                      with generous gardens
                       * Ample carAYS parking, larger                                     * Excellently presented
                                                                                                                                                   * Upvc double glazing gas
                       thanREE D garage
                              average                                                     * 3 Reception rooms.                                        central heating, reception
                        TGas central heating with a                                       * Modern fitted kitchen
                  D IN unique split level floorplan.                                                                                                  lobby, lounge, kitchen /
              SOL                                                                         * Master bedroom with                                      dining room, cloakroom,
                       *Extensive gardens to                                                 ensuite                                               * Master bedroom has en -
                         all four sides.                                                  * Jack and Jill ensuite plus                               suite,
                       *Early viewing essential.                                           a family bathroom                                       * Family bathroom.
      £325,000                                                    £210,000                * Double drive and garage..        £181,000              * Viewing a must
  CROSS STREET, CROXDALE                                                                                                                 CASTLE CLOSE, TUDHOE
                   * 2 bedroom terraced
                                                           WORKING HARDER                                                      NEW              * 4 bedroom detached house
 NEW                 house.
                   * Gas Central
                                                            AT SELLING IN                                                                       * UPVC framed double glazing,
                                                                                                                                                   Gas central heating
                                                                                                                                                * Entrance vestibule, Lounge/
                     heating, double
                           Y                                SPENNYMOOR                                                                            Dining Room,
                                                                                                                                                * Well fitted Kitchen/Breakfast
                   * NE
                   O   Entrance vestibule,                              We Include All This                                                       Room, Utility, G/F wc,
                 IN Good sized Lounge,
              LD                                          FREE QUALITY SALES DETAILS                                                            * Master bedroom with ensuite
           SO         Breakfast room,                                                                                                             plus Family Bathroom.
                     Rear porch.                               FREE ADVERTISING                                                                 * Gardens to the front and rear,
                   * Family Bathroom.                           FREE INTERNET                                                                     double driveway and Garage.
     £74,950       * Yard to the rear.                                                                                              £176,950    * Viewing essential.
                                                                 FREE BOARD
STRATTON STREET, SPENNYMOOR                                   BRILLIANT WEBSITE                                                    RUSHMOOR, SPENNYMOOR
                                                                                                                                                     * 4 bedroomed end link
                           * 2 bedroom terraced            SUPURB SALES SHOWROOM                                                                      house.
                              house                        MOTIVATED SALES AGENTS                                            NEW
                                                                                                                                                    * Double glazing and gas
   NEW                     * Gas central heating,                                                                                                     central heating
                              double glazing
                           * Reception Hallway,
                                                             NO SALE                                                                               * Entrance porch Reception
                                                                                                                                                   Lobby, Lounge, Separate
                                                                                                                                                   dining room,
                              Lounge, Dining
                              Room with feature             NO CHARGE                                                                               * Excellent modern fitted
                              fireplace,                                                                                                           * Ensuite to master bedroom
                           * Fitted Kitchen.
                           * Externally to the            FREE VALUATIONS                                                                            * Double driveway, Larger
                                                                                                                                                   than average Garage, *
                              rear is a yard.                                                                                        £144,950
       £62,950             * Viewing advised.               01388-819900                                                                           Enclosed rear Garden with

     RUSHMOOR, SPENNYMOOR.                              DURHAM ROAD, MIDDLESTONE MOOR                                          KIRKDALE, SPENNYMOOR
                         * 2 bedroom semi-                                               * 3 bedroomed terraced                                      * 2 bedroom semi
                           detached bungalow                                               house.                                                     detached house.
                                                                                          * Double glazed, gas                                       * GCH,DG
                         * Modern                                                                                                                    * Lounge,Separate
                                                                                            centrally heated
                            development                                                   * reception lobby,                                          Dining Room,
                         * Lounge/Diner                                                     lounge, dining room,                                       conservatory,
                         * Fitted kitchen                                                   excellent fitted                                          Kitchen/Breakfast room,
                         * Gardens &                                                       kitchen,                                                  * Large Loft Room,
                                                                                         * large loft room plus                                       Family     Bathroom.
                            driveway                                                        family bathroom.                                         * Gardens,Driveway,
                         * Viewing highly
                                                             £124,950                     * Large wall enclosed court                £129,950          Garage
  £119,950                 recommended                                                     yard, plus garage.                                        * Viewing a Must.
                                                         Stamp Duty Exempt
 SCARGILL DRIVE, SPENNYMOOR                                         OTHER PROPERTIES                                           KIRKDALE, SPENNYMOOR
                                                        Tudhoe Village Castle Close, 4 bed detached house         £249,950
                           *    2 bedroom link                                                                                                     *     3 bedroom semi
                                                        Tudhoe Village Meadow Green, 3 bed semi detached          £169,950
                                                                                                                                                       detached house
                                house                                                                                         NEW
                                                        Tudhoe Village Meadow Green, 3 bed detached               £167,950
REFUR                      *   DG,GCH                   Tudhoe Village, Harebell Clos, 3 bed detached             £164,950
                                                                                                                                                   *   Double glazed and
                           *    Lounge,Kitchen,         Spennymoor, Barnfield Road, 3 semi detached               £139,950                              Gas Centrally
                           *    Modern white            Tudhoe Village, Oval Park, 2 bed semi detached bungalow   £139,950                              Heated
                               bathroom suite.          Spennymoor, Durham Road, 3 bed terraced house             £129,950                         *    Reception lobby,
                           *   Gardens and off          West Cornforth, Garmondsway Rd., 3 bed semi detached      £124,950                              lounge, dining room,
                               road parking.            Spennymoor, Tudhoe Moor, 2 bed semi detached              £114,950                             well fitted kitchen,
                           *   Viewing                  Kirk Merrington, Church Close, 3 bed end link             £109,950                         *    Garden room.
                                                        Kirk Merrington, Hopkinson Place, 2 bed end terrace        £99,950                         *    Gardens to the front
         £91,950                                        Childon, Lyndhurst Road, 2 bed semi detached               £99,950          £127,950            and rear plus garage

25 HIGH STREET : SPENNYMOOR 01388-819900
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   NEW                                  KYOKUSHIN KARATE FIGHTERS GO                                                                          AWAY VICTORY
PRESIDENT                                        FOR GOLD                                                                                    POSTPONEMENTS
AND CHAIR                         Three members of the
                                  Chikara         Dojo        in
                                                                       Cudwoth from Fishburn, and
                                                                       Emma Craggs from Ferryhill
                                                                                                          The competition, which will
                                                                                                          be for titles in various weight   Spennymoor Town were back
  AT THE                          Spennymoor have begun                have all been training at the      categories has been organised
                                                                                                          by the countries top ranking
                                                                                                                                            in action last Wednesday
                                                                                                                                            evening after a number of
                                                                       club regularly.
SETTLEMENT                        selection to fight in Cape
                                  Town, South Africa.                  Having got through the             Kyokushin master Shihan           postponements due to the
There’s a new President and                                                                               Jose Claronino 7 th dan and       weather.
                                  They are hoping to become            initial stages the three
Chair at the helm of the                                                                                  will take place in the summer     The Moors beat Seaham Red
                                  part of an elite team selected       fighters will be training even
Spennymoor         Settlement                                                                             of 2008.                          Star 3-1 away from home
                                  from the best full contact           harder in order to be in top
which has its headquarters in                                                                             Further details of the club’s     with Steve Houlahan, Warren
                                  Kyokushin fighters in the            form for the next level of
the Everyman Theatre in                                                                                   activities can be obtained        Byrne and Simon Bates
                                  United Kingdom.                      selection which will take
O’Hanlon Street, off King                                                                                 on 01388 810337.                  getting the goals
                                  The first stages of selection        place in April.
Street in Spennymoor.             took place in Nottingham             Chief instructor Adam
At the group’s A.G.M. held
recently Mrs. Sylvia Dobson
                                  recently and all three               Walker commented that he
                                                                       is happy to be given the
                                                                                                                        THE MOTOR SHOP
                                  members            performed                                                          2 CHEAPSIDE, SHILDON
was elected President, taking     exceptionally       well    at       opportunity to teach such                              TEL: 01388 773654
over from long serving            stamina and full contact             dedicated individuals.                 D ALL TYPES OF NUMBER PLATES SUPPLIED
member Edith Kirtley. In her      fighting tests.                      He went on to say that he is           D ALL TYPES OF KEYS CUT
acceptance speech Mrs             Amanda        Foster     from        very proud of his students and
Dobson paid tribute to Mrs                                                                                    D IMMOBILISER BATTERIES
                                  Spennymoor,            Simon         the effort they have made.
Kirtley as she stepped down                                                                                   D PHOTOCOPYING AND FAX SERVICE
from her position. The former             FREE ASSESSMENT                                                     D CAR BATTERIES with 2 year guarantee
President has been honour                                                                                          Open: Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm.
with an honary member.                         DRIVES                                                        Sat: 8.30am - 4.00pm Sun 9.30am - noon. inc Bank hols.
                                  Darlington         Advanced          to improve their driving in             
Newly elected Chairman of
                                  Motorists, which has a               a friendly one-to-one
the group is Mr David Adcock
                                  number of members in the             situation. There are no
who in turn paid tribute to the
former Chair, Mrs Vera
                                  Spennymoor area, will be
                                  offering free assessment
                                                                       charges, and no obligations,
                                                                       other than considering
                                                                                                                           TLS PLUMBING
Williams, for her efforts on
behalf of the Settlement for
                                  drives on Sunday 9 th April,         joining an Institute of                 217337   & HEATING SERVICES                        217337
                                  2006, at the Halfords car            Advanced Motorists Skill               FULL CENTRAL HEATING SYSTEMS FITTED,
the past five years. He also
                                  park, off St Cuthberts Way,          for Life course.”                             REPAIRED AND SERVICED.
outlined to members the
                                  Darlington Town Centre,              For further information                     LANDLORD GAS SAFETY CHECKS
challenges ahead as the
                                  between       10.30am     and        about the event, contact:             GAS FIRES SERVICED, REPAIRED AND FITTED
Setllement evolves
                                  2.30pm.                              Kathleen Hill, Tel: 01388             FOR ALL YOUR PLUMBING & HEATING NEEDS
Other officers elected were
                                  “These assessments are for           812323                                           GIVE STEVEN A CALL
Vice . President Mrs. Louise
                                  all members of the public,           The I.A.M. is celebrating its                      ON 01388 662083
Edgar, Vice Chair         Mrs.
                                  whatever their experience or         50th year in 2006, and has a                     MOBILE 07879 404608
Pauline Storey, Secretary
                                  ability,” says a spokesperson        new president who is Nigel               NO JOB TOO SMALL - FREE ESTIMATES
Mrs. Marion Jackson and
                                  for the group.                       Mansell, former Formula 1
Treasurer      Mr. Malcolm
                                  “Drivers will be given advice        racing driver.

                                                                                                                    Alan Hughes

  WHEN INJURED PARTY REFUSED                                                                                 Carpet Supply & Fitting Service.
                  TO ATTEND COURT
Carl Greaves, aged 26, of
                                                                                                                 Free Estimates - Free Measuring
                                  recollection of the incident.        and his son had been forced
Wansbeck         Close       in   In relation to the offence of        to live with his Mother as a
                                                                                                                 Telephone (01388) 816698
Spennymoor appeared before        criminal damage to the door,         condition of his Bail                     A Spennymoor man with 34 years experience
the      South        Durham      Mrs. Nunn told the Court that        Whilst the family was
Magistrates sitting at Newton     the Defendant and the injured        currently split, Greaves was
Aycliffe last week, having
entered pleas to charges of
                                  party have three young
                                  children and that, on the day
                                                                       hopeful that they could all be
                                                                       re-united when the case was                Paws a While
damaging an internal door in
a Newton Aycliffe house and
                                  in question, they had both
                                  been drinking.
                                                                       Mr. Clark added that his                 Doggy Day Creche
Assault in mid-February this      When the couple returned             Client fully accepted the
year.                             home, an argument ensued             offence and that, whilst he was
The Court heard that whilst       and Greaves punched a hole           recently employed in Newton
Greaves      admitted       the   in a door, immediately               Aycliffe, he had been given
criminal damage charge, he        apologising to his partner.          the sack.
had entered a 'Not Guilty' plea   Mrs. Nunn asked the                  Greaves was currently
to the assault which was          Magistrates to give Greaves          consulting his G.P. and, as well
contrary to Section 39 of the     full credit for his early 'Guilty'   taking     medication        for       Would like to invite you to a family fun day filled
Criminal Justice Act, 1988.       plea and stated that he only         depression and he was also              With activities for you and your barking buddy.
Mrs. Alison Nunn, on behalf
                                                                                                                    EASTER FUN DAY
                                  had one previous conviction          addressing his anger by
of the Crown Prosecution          and that was in December,            undergoing               anger-
Service, asked the Court to       2003 for driving with excess         management treatment.                         Sunday 16 th April 11.00am-4.00pm
dismiss the Assault charge as     alcohol.                             After some consideration, the           Entrance fee £1, children 50p, under fives free
the injured party in the case     In January of this year,             sitting Magistrates imposed a                    GIANT TOMBOLA STALL
had stated on numerous            however, Greaves had                 six     month     conditional            Children’s animal face painting, Hair braiding,
occasions that she would not      received a police caution for        discharge upon Greaves,                       Rovers reading and colouring corner,
appear in Court.                  common assault.                      informing him that it would                      Prize for best-coloured animal,
She said that       with the      The defendent’s solicitor Mr.        have been one of 9 months                   Name the doll, Games for dog and owners
Defendant denying the             Michael Clark, mitigating on         had he not been given credit           enjoyment, Musical chairs, The wagging tail game,
charge, it was going to be        behalf of Greaves, told the          for his early plea.                                       Fashion Race
impossible for the case           Court that, of the three             He was also ordered to pay
against him to be proved.         children two were Greaves'           compensation of £76.45 for             Unit 17 Avenue 3, Chilton Industrial Estate
Mrs. Nunn added that, in          partner's and the third was          the damage and £42 in court          Please come and support us, as any proceeds will be donated to
addition, the injured party       Greaves' own 5 year-old son.         costs.                                    the Dogs Trust and kindly doubled by Barclays Bank
now had a different               Following his arrest, Greaves
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SALVIN ARMS SERVED UP A TASTY                                                                                                                                      It’s your paper.
                                                                                                                                                               Use it to your advantage
Pauline Fothergill and her husband Tony visited the Salvin Arms recently to sample their fayre. This article
is one of an occasional series commissioned by Spennynews on restaurants, pubs and cafes in the Spennymoor
area. Pauline paid for her meal and the staff and owners were unware that they were writing the article.
This is Pauline’s personal opinion of the evening out.
‘The Salvin Arms’ in King           surprised to find the place           carrots were served separately
Street, Spennymoor, has a           buzzing with families, who like       on a plate.
new lease of life these days        us, had simply thrown good            The vegetables weren’t over
and is apparently doing a very      sense on the back burner and          cooked, although the carrots
good trade in Sunday lunches.       ignored the weather.                  could have done with a tad
Priced at £5. 95p for a two         Teeth chattering, staff at the        more cooking time for my
course meal and coupled with        Salvin gave us         a warm         taste.                                           Unisex Hairdressers
very good recommendations           welcome and we were soon              Emanating a delicious aroma,           30 Whitworth Terrace, Spennymoor
from locals, Hubby decided          seated, cosy and comfortable,         the crème de la crème of the
this was a must for our next        sipping drinks and watching           meal came in the form of
write up.                           smugly through the window             ‘Gary’s Gravy.’
Recently refurbished, The           while the weather did its worst.      Made with the dripping juices                  K. A. ROOFLINES
                                                                          from the meat, enriched with
Salvin’s rooms have been
opened up to create a large
                                    Orders were taken promptly
                                    to the minute at 2.30 p.m. by         Black Sheep ale and whatever                    AND JOINERY
and spacious room with
centralised bar.
                                    our charming young waitress
                                    called Emma.
                                                                          else he added, Gary’s Gravy
                                                                          was full of deep rich flavours,
                                                                          just the right consistency, and,                              Kevin Andelin
We chose one of those               We were impressed by her
Sundays on which you                timing!                               it has to be said, absolutely            T: 01388 777 796 M: 07921 669 372
wouldn’t send a dog out!            Hubby chose the beef dinner           delicious.                                                                  
It was freezing and literally       while I settled for pork, each        It was so good I would return                 uPVC Fascias, Soffits & Guttering Specialists
blowing a blizzard so we were       followed by apple pie and             solely to taste this gravy                        All Aspects of Joinery Work Undertaken
         O.G.S.                     cream, chosen from a choice           again. Gary should sell it
                                    of five sweets.                       bottled!
    Cleaning Services                                                                                          Eva - Green Lawncare                                   ALAN CURRY
                                    Decent sized plates arrived           Our sweets followed after a
  Stonework & Brickwork                                                                                           & Landscapes.                                        JOINERY
                                    bearing nicely mashed                 decent interval to digest the
          & Patios.                                                                                             For all your garden’s                          Kitchens, bedroom furniture,
                                    potatoes and roast potatoes           main meal.
        Block paving,                                                                                               requirements!                                skirting boards, dado rail,
                                    absolutely perfect in colour,         Price and portions were
   also guttering cleaned                                                                                            Landscaping                                 coving, laminate flooring,
                                    texture and taste.                    good, service friendly and                                                          plaster repairs plus much, much
       and de-mossed                                                                                                  Turf Laying
                                    We had one good-sized                 attentive, with families                                                                          more.
       Free estimates.                                                                                           Lawn Maintenance
                                    Yorkshire pudding each, and           welcomed          and     made                                                          Fully time served, 20 years
         Cheap rates                                                      comfortable on arrival.               Paving, Patios & More                        experience, quality work guaranteed.
                                    three great thick wedges of                                                                                                Free estimates. Please ring for a
    Tel: 0778 733 8693              meat.                                 During the week there is a fair         All types of work                              reliable and friendly service.
     or 0775 6260829                                                      menu for Lunchtime Snacks,                 undertaken!                                Home 01388 819131
                                    Broccoli, sweet peas, and
                                                                          Starters & Lite Bites priced                Please Call                               Mobile 0784 958 8093
                                                                                                                  (01740) 664994
    Scrap cars                              LONG LOX
                                                                          from £1.95 for soup to The
                                                                          Salvin’s Famous Mixed Grill
     wanted                                EXTENSIONS’                    @ £9.95. All well worth a
                                                                          try.                                            2nd FIX JOINERY
     Free collection.                             Phone
    Minimum payment                                                       Gary, the landlord, also does         KITCHENS & BEDROOM INSTALLATION
                                           (01388) 778290
          £20.00                                                          take away orders if you                  Doors - Joinery - Laminate Flooring
                                            0783 704 8310                 provide your own plate (not                CIS Card holder - Time served
    DVLA informed of                         100% HUMAN                   dust bin lid size please) and              Quality work - No job too small
        scrap cars                               HAIR                     vegetarians are catered for on
         Tel:                                     £100                    request.                             Tel Nigel on 01388 813152
    0781 582 1347                              ONE HOUR                   When we called there was
                                                                                                                                   Mobile: 0784 984 7064
                                                                          only one ale on tap – Black
                                                                          Sheep and wine sold by the
                                                                          Cash only is the rule, for the
                                                                          landlord        is apparently
                                                                                                                    Coxhoe Service & Supply
                                                                                                                              10, ENTERPRISE WAY
                                                                          waiting for the credit card                     GREEN LANE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE
                                                                          machine!                                      SPENNYMOOR, Co. DURHAM, DL16 6YP
                                                                           There’s an ample car park                              Telephone (01388) 420006
                                                                          around the back and Booking
                                                                                                                                     DOMESTIC PRESSURE WASHER
                                                                          is recommended on 01388
                                                                                                                                   SPECIAL PRICE IN TIME FOR SPRING
                                                                                                                                 £99 INCLUDING THE VAT & FREE PATIO
                                                                            SPENNYMOOR MAN                                              TRY BEFORE YOU BUY
                                                                             TO FACE AFFRAY
                                                                          Brian Jackson, aged 29, of
                                                                          Beech Avenue, Spennymoor                         MARTIN BAGE Ltd
                                                                          is set to to face a trial at the        Independent Mortgage and Financial Advisers
                                                                                                                Whether you are a first or second time buyer, or just want to
                                                                          South Durham Magistrates'
                                                                                                               switch your current mortgage for a lower rate, we can help. As
                                                                          Court at Newton Aycliffe on           Independent Financial Advisers, we have access to all major
                                                                          a date to be arranged on a                 lenders and can find the right mortgage for you.
                                                                          charge of Affray, allegedly                 Up to 125% Mortgages Available.
                                                                          committed in Chilton back in           No Deposit Required - "Council House Right To
                                                                          early July, 2005.                                 Buy" - Self Employed.
                                                                          Jackson pleaded 'Not Guilty'                 Capital Raising for Any Purpose.
                                                                          at an earlier Hearing along                   Call now for a convenient home appointment
                                                                          with his co-accused, Robert                 & get friendly, professional, no obligation advice.
                                                                          Edward Flatman, 53, of                40 Church Street, Shildon, Co. Durham, DL4 1DX
                                                                          Byron Road in Chilton, who                         Tel (0-1388 776000
                                                                          also denied the charge at an                        Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
                                                                                                                     Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
                                                                          earlier appearance in Court.
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        Free Garlic Bread,
   Free Potatoes Fritters or Chips,
      Free Small Margarita,
         Free 2 ltr of Pop,
       Free Chicken Wings,
  Orders over £10.00 get one item free, orders over £18.00 get
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 GARLIC BREAD                                            £1.69                                                   Pizzas
  5 slices of crunchy French bread
 GARLIC BREAD CHEESE                                     £1.99              Small ( S ) for one person, Regular ( R ) for 1-2, Large ( L) for 2-3 and Extra Large ( XL ) for 3-More.
                                                                                                 Choice between thin crust or deep pan pizzas for R., L. & XL.
                                                                                                                                                                                        S    R    L X-L
   with melted cheese
 GARLIC BREAD SUPREME                                    £2.25              1.    MARGARITA               Cheese & tomato V                                                            2.69 3.89 4.89   7.69
   with melted cheese & pepperoni
 GARLIC PIZZA BASE                                                          2.    FUNGI         Cheese, tomato & Mushrooms V                                                           3.15 4.55 5.79   8.99
  See number 28 in pizza section please
 GARLIC MUSHROOMS                                        £2.25              3.    PEPPERONI             Cheese, tomato & pepperoni                                                     3.15 4.55 5.79   8.99
 ONION RINGS                                             £1.19
                                                         £2.25              4.    CLASSIC POLLO Chicken, mushrooms & sweetcorn                                                         3.99 5.69 7.35 11.45
                                                                            5.    SICILIAN POLLO Double portion of chicken in Verecruz Sauce HOT                                       3.59 4.89 6.45 10.25
                                                                            6.    BBQ CHICKEN Double portion of chicken in BBQ sauce                                                   3.59 5.15 6.45 10.25
                        Kebabs                                              7.    CHICKEN KIEV Mushroom, chicken Kiev & ham                                                            3.99 5.69 7.35 11.45
 SMALL DONNER KEBAB                                       £3.49             8.    SPECIAL CHICKEN Chicken, salami, green peppers & special herbs                                       3.99 5.69 7.35 11.45
 LARGE DONNER KEBAB                                       £3.99
                                                                            9.    PRIMAVERA               Ham & pineapple                                                              3.59 5.15 6.45 10.25
 SHISH KEBAB                                              £4.89             10. MILANESE                Ham & mushroom                                                                 3.59 5.15 6.45 10.25
 CLASSIC MIX KEBAB                                        £6.59
 SMALL PORTION DONNER MEAT                                £2.29             11. VALENTINI Ham, mushrooms, & pineapple                                                                  3.99 5.69 7.35 11.45
 LARGE PORTION DONNER MEAT                                £2.99
                                                                            12. QUATTRO STAGIONI Ham, mushrooms, salami & green pepper                                                 4.39 6.25 7.99 12.69
                                                                            13. BOLOGNESE                  Bolognese & onions                                                          3.59 5.15 6.45 10.25
                     Burg                                                   14. CLASSIC BOLOGNESE Bolognese, onions,pepperoni & mushroom                                               4.39 6.25 7.99 12.69
 BEEF BURGER                                              £1.79             15. QUINDICI pepperoni, green pepper, meat, onion & hot fresh chilli HOT                                   4.39 6.25 7.99 12.69
 DOUBLE BEEF BURGER                                       £2.39             16. TOSCANA               Mushrooms, pepperoni & salami                                                    3.99 5.69 7.35 11.45
 CHEESE BURGER                                            £1.99
 DOUBLE CHEESE BURGER                                     £2.79             17. DONNER PIZZA                   Donner Meat & Onions                                                    3.99 5.69 6.99   N/A
 HAWAIAN BURGER                                           £2.19
 CHICKEN BURGER                                           £2.19             18. SMOKED BACON                      Bacon & onions                                                       3.59 5.15 6.45 10.25
 DOUBLE CHICKEN BURGER                                    £2.89             19. CAPRESE               Bacon & mushrooms                                                                3.59 5.15 6.45 10.25
                                                                            20. SICILIAN BEEF                  Spicy beef, red onions, jalapeno peppers                HOT             3.59 5.69 6.45 10.25
             Chicken & Scampi
             Chic          pi                                               21. SICILIAN PORK                   Spicy pork, red onions, jalapeno peppers                 HOT           3.59 5.69 6.45 10.25

 CHICKEN BREAST, CHIPS & SALAD                            £3.79             22. POLPETTE Italian meat balls, red onion, pepperoni & hot fresh chilli HOT 3.99 5.69 7.35 11.45
 CHICKEN NUGGETS, CHIPS & SALAD                           £3.79             23. MEAT FEAST                  Salami, ham, chicken, spicy beef                                           4.39 6.25 7.99 12.69
 CHICKEN KIEV, CHIPS & SALAD                              £3.79
 SCAMPI, CHIPS & SALAD                                    £3.79             24. CLASSIC MEAT FEAST Pepperoni, meat balls, spicy pork, salami                                           4.39 6.25 7.99 12.69
                                                                            25. PRAWNS                                                                                                 3.15 4.55 5.79   8.99
                                                                            26. NEPTUNE Tuna, & onions                                                                                 3.59 5.15 6.45 10.25
                    Pot toes
                    Pota e                                                  27. PESCATORE Prawns, anchovies & tuna                                                                     3.99 5.69 7.35 11.45
 FRENCH FRIES                                             £1.00
 CHIPS & CHEESE                                           £2.00             28. GARLIC PIZZA BASE V                                                                                    2.19 3.19 3.99   6.29
 POTATO WEDGES                                            £2.00
                                                                            29. VEGGIE HOT Onion, garlic, jalapeno peppers.                             V       HOT                    3.59 5.15 6.45 10.25
 POTATO FRITTERS                                          £1.79
 POTATO SUPREME                                           £2.39             30. VEGETARIAN Onions, green pepper, sweet corn & mushrooms. V                                             4.19 5.99 7.79 12.49
 POTATO BOLOGNESE                                         £2.89
 POTATO VEGGIE                                            £2.69             31. CALZONE (folded pizza) Ham, mushrooms, salami & green                                                  N/A 4.49 N/A     N/A
                                                                            32. CALPOLLO (folded pizza) Spicy chicken & mushrooms                                                      N/A 4.49 N/A     N/A
                                                                            33. CALDONNER (folded pizza) Donner Meat& onions                                                           N/A 4.49 N/A     N/A
                        Salads                                              34. DOUBLE DECKER(folded pizza) ham, mushrooms, bolognese & garlic                                         N/A 5.89 N/A     N/A
 Small MEDITERRANEAN SALAD                                £1.69
                                                                            35. CLASSIC SPECIAL Chef selections of lots of different toppings                                          4.69 6.59 8.59 14.25
 Large MEDITERRANEAN SALAD                                £2.39
 PITTA SALAD                                              £1.55                   STUFFED CRUST PIZZA Just ask when ordering                                                           N/A N/A 1.40     1.80
 PITTA SALAD & CHEESE                                     £1.89
 POTATO SALAD                                             £1.35                   EXTRA TOPPINGS (excluding Donner meat)                                                               0.50 0.70 0.90   1.40
 CAESAR SALAD                                             £2.99
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                                                                            HOME DELIVERY AVAILAB£5.00
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    HOULAHANQUITS THE BREWERY FIELD                                                                        SKILL FOR LIFE COURSE
Spennymoor           Town’s     that        negotiations are       centre, a junior clubhouse,       Readers wishing to improve          Indoor Bowls Centre, North
Director of Football has quit   underway         between the       after-school club facilities.     their driving further, will be      Road, Darlington, at 7.30pm,
the Brewery Field Football      football club, Sedgefield          The plans would potentially       interested to hear of a “Skill      when the basic advanced
Club only months after          Borough         Council, and       also serve as a base for a        for Life Course”, run by the        driving techniques will be
taking over as Director of      Spennymoor Town Council            multi-sport, sixth        form    Darlington         Advanced         shown.
Football.                       to develop a ‘Sports Village       academy of sport.                 Motorists, which draws              “Every member of the course
Mr Houlahan, was origianlly     Complex’ in the town.              The Club says that the            some of its members from            will also be introduced to a
manager of the Club and was     The        development        is   facilities are essential if the   the Spennymoor area.                qualified observer and drives
one of the driving forces       focussed around the Club’s         club are to implement their       The course       starts     on      will be arranged on days and
behind the move of the old      extensive                sports    innovative Sport & Soccer         Wednesday 19th April in the         times to suit each other, using
Evenwood         F.C      to    development plans which            Development plans.                                                    your own car and petrol,” says
Spennymoor.                     incorporate much-needed 3rd        Top quality pitches are also        NEW CLASSES                       a spokesman for the group.
Justine Perry, who took         generation         all-weather     proposed under the scheme.            AT BYERS                        Advice will be offered during
over as manager when Mr.        training facilities, junior and    “There are a shortage of               GREEN                          these drives, which take about
Houlahan was promoted,          senior pitches, mini-soccer        good quality , well-drained       A series of new adult learning      1½ hours, to bring candidates
remains in the Manager ’s       facilities, changing facilities,   pitches in the town and local     classes have been announced         up to Advanced Test
position,.                      a purpose-built sports injury      environs, and this scheme         at Byers Green Community
The club recently revealed      treatment and rehabilitation       would go a long way to            Centre, including a course on
                                                                                                                                         A second “indoor” session will
                                                                   address that problem” said a      the popular ‘Pilates’ keep fit
                                                                                                                                         be held on Wednesday 17 th
           The Railway - Spennmoor                                 club spokesman.                   starting on Friday 21st April
                                                                   The       injury     treatment    from 5pm - 6.15pm. The cost
                   Tel: 01388 816813                                                                                                     More advanced techniques
                                                                   facilities would also be          is £6.00 and further details are
                                                                                                                                         will be discussed and the
              Easter Saturday                                      available to local clubs, as      available from Janet on
                                                                                                                                         Advanced Test Examiner will
                                                                   part of the programme of          07967 620670
              15th April 2006                                      driving up standards of care      Tuesday May 2nd from 10am-
                                                                                                                                         be in attendance to offer
                                                                                                                                         further advice For further
               Robbie Gibb                                         in local sport.                   noon sees ‘Oil Painting for
                                                                                                                                         information about these
                                                                   “This scheme is a classic         Beginners’ from 10am to noon and
          Tribute to the Bee Gees                                  example of          bottom-up     ‘Nail Art and Body Massag’e from
                                                                                                                                         events, contact Kathleen
                                                                                                                                         Hill, Tel: 01388 812323
        Come along - Free admission                                development,        the    type   7pm-9pm.
                                                                   desired        by       central   Wednesday May 3rd sees ‘Hooked
                                                                   government and borne out          Carpet Bags’ from 7pm - 9pm                    JAJECS

              The Greyhound                                        of local demand” said a club      and Thursday May 4th is                     Electrical Installer
                                                                                                     ‘Watercolours for beginners’ from           (Part P Qualified)
                                                                   spokesman.                                                                All work to 16th Edition
        Richardson Place, Kirk Merrington                                                            10am-noon and ‘Arts and Crafts,
                                                                   “We have          a     soccer                                                     BS7671
                                                                                                     Handhanger, Craft Boxes etc,’                24 Hour service
                                                                   partnership in place, which
                                                                                                     from 1pm-3pm From 7pm-
            Saturday 8th April 2006                                involves Spennymoor Boys
                                                                                                     9pm there is ‘Beaded Wirework.’
                                                                                                                                            All spects of electrical work
       Alacatraz House Band                                        FC, and one of the region’s
                                                                   top women’s clubs, which
                                                                                                     On Tues May 9th from 7pm-9pm                  Free Estimates
                                                                                                                                                 - no job too small
                                                                                                     there’s a course on Intermediate
      (Guns and Roses , Led Zeppelin)                              next season will compete as
                                                                                                     Floral Art.                               Contact Jon Patchett
                Free Entry                                         Spennymoor Town Ladies            Full deatils from Brenda on 01388       0773 089 3929
                                                                   FC.” he said.                     604654.

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Spennynews Saturday 8th April 2006                                                                                                                              Page 11
 TOWN MAYOR CONGRATUALATES                                                                         SPENNYMOOR GP
       GOLDEN COUPLE                                                                             SURGERY EXPANDS TO
Lorrie and Dorothy Jackson
were forced to delay their                                                                          HELP IMPROVE
golden wedding celebrations
recently when Lorrie, 72,                                                                           SERVICES FOR
underwent a quadruple bypass
operation at the James Cook                                                                           PATIENTS
Hospital in Teesside.                                                                           Patients of Oxford Road GP        enable us to greatly enhance
Happily, all ended well, as                                                                     surgery in Spennymoor are         the primary care services we
Lorrie     told   Councillor                                                                    set to receive a wider range      give to our patients.
Christine Kennedy, when she                                                                     of services, now extending        “The additional space will not
visited the couple at their                                                                     into evenings, following a        only     provide      private
home in North Street,                                                                           planned extension to the          consulting rooms for our new
Spennymoor to offer them                                                                        surgery’s premises.               GPs and nurses, but will also
belated congratulations on                                                                      A double storey extension to      enable us to expand the
behalf of Spennymoor Town                                                                       the existing medical centre       number and range of clinics
Council, on Thursday 30th                                                                       will provide a number of          we provide and offer a more
March .                        Lorrie and Dorothy Jackson receive congratulations from          additional facilities including   comprehensive service to
 “According to the doctors, Spennymoor Town Mayor, Councillor Christine Kennedy                 F     specialist GP work,         patients.”
I'm good for another ten                        Photo Alan Marron                               particularly in gynaecology       Dr Dinah Roy, GP from the
years”, he said with a smile. coddling' in the modern mill a few days after the                 and ophthalmic services,          Oxford Road Practice added:
And well he may be, for it health service.                 operation”, Lorrie told the          more office and meetings          “We wanted to expand our
seems there's no more 'molly-   “They had me on a tread- Mayor.                                 space, additional waiting         services to prepare for the
                                                                                                space and          four extra     challenging agenda set out in
      WOMAN ADMITS DISHONESTY                                                                   consulting rooms - for use
                                                                                                by GPs, nurses and nurse
                                                                                                                                  the recent Government white
                                                                                                                                  paper ‘Our health, Our
             CHARGES                                                                            practitioners.                    choice, Our say’, and we look
When 39 year-old Margaret      The court heard that Laidlaw    Further charges of theft of a    Evening surgeries have            forward to working with
Rose Laidlaw, of High Street   dishonestly obtained a desk-    Comet Time Credit Card was       started already, providing        partners including the local
in Spennymoor, appeared                                        withdrawn by the Crown           more appointments for             authority to develop more
                               top P.C. and other property
before the South Durham                                        Prosecution Service.             patients registered with the      comprehensive services in
                               valued at £1049.94 from
                                                                                                practice, and will be             future.
Magistrates' Court at Newton   Comet Limited.                  After some deliberation, the
                                                                                                extended as demand requires.      “We now have much greater
Aycliffe recently, she         She also obtained a Money       sitting Magistrates handed the
                                                                                                Joyce Pattinson, Practice         scope to offer extended
admitted two charges of        Transfer valued at £944.95      defendant a two year             Manager for the Oxford            services and access over
dishonesty which were          from G.E. Money Limited by      conditional discharge and        Road Surgery, said: “Our new      longer hours, having recently
committed in Darlington        falsely representing that she   ordered her to pay £43 court     extension (being developed        expanded the clinical team to
early in October last year.    was someone else.               costs.                           by R and C Builders Ltd) will     three permanent GPs.”

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  ALAN MINTER WILL                                                      PRE-TRIAL REVIEW IN                                                       From our web based contact
                                                                                                                                                  form at www.spennynews.

        BE ACADEMY’S                                                    DRUNKENNESS CASE                                                          com....
                                                                   A Pre-Trial Review in the         Half     Moon      Lane  in                 YOUNGSTERS
The former Middleweight
                                                                   case of a Spennymoor man
                                                                   was scheduled to take place
                                                                                                     Spennymoor at the end of
                                                                                                     January this year.                           ENJOY AN
Champion of the World,                                             at the South Durham               He will now face trial on a                 INTIVE FIRE
Alan Minter, will be Guest                                         Magistrates'      Court      in   date to be arranged.
of Honour at Spennymoor                                            Newton Aycliffe last week.
                                                                                                         THE ELDON ARMS
Boxing Academy’s Boxing                                            The defendant, William                      Eldon Terrace,                      COURSE.
Dinner at Spennymoor                                               Wayne Myers, aged 32, of                   Ferryhill Station                  Students in year 10 at
Leisure Centre on Friday                                           Tudhoe Moor had entered a                   01740 651557                      Tudhoe       Grange      and
21st April.                                                        'Not Guilty' plea at an earlier               079 575304                      Spennymoor School joined
Boxers from the Academy                                            hearing to a charge of being          SPECIAL OPENING                         together to complete       a
will    be    fighting     a                                       Drunk and Disorderly in                    OFFERS                             fourteen     week intensive
                                                                                                             Two meals for £10.00                course at Aykley Heads Fire
Nottingham and Derby                 Former Middleweight                                                       (Exclusions apply)
Select team after dinner,           champion of the world,         THREATENING                                   Wed - Sat                       Station recently
                                                                                                       Sunday lunch served 12 noon -             The youngsters had an
starting at approximately
                                    Alan Minter, will be the        BEHAVIOUR                                    4.00pm.                         official passing out bragade
                                       Guest of Honour at
Stepping into the ring, will          Spennymoor Boxing
                                                                        AT                             Open: Wed - Fri 12-2.30pm 5-9pm
                                                                                                       Sat noon - 9.00pm Sun Noon - 4pm
                                                                                                                                                 on Friday 31st March at
                                                                                                                                                 Aykley Heads Fire Station.
be the boxer who is rated to      Academy’s Boxing Dinner           CHRISTMAS
be Britain’s number three,           at the Leisure Centre.
Stuart McCone, from
Spennymoor          Boxing
                               the Academy’s “Golden Boys,
                               Golden belt champion-Reece          DRUNKENNESS                                                    RUSO
                                                                                                         PLUMBING AND HOME IMPROVEMENTS
Academy. also appearing
will be England A.B.A.
                               Ellis and Golden Glove
                               champion-Ben Jackson.
                                                                    ADMITTED                              NEW Condensing Boiler
                                                                   27 year-old Steven Ronald               plus7 radiators and 7                  BATHROOM SUITE
prospect, Gary Reay - and      There will be 12 bouts of top-
                                                                   W. Lee, whose address was                thermostatic valves                    Supplied and fitted
                               class boxing during the evening
                                                                                                                                                      from £600 -
 Easter Orders
                                                                   given as c/o King William               supplied & fitted from
                               and tickets are £30 including a
                                                                   Grange in Spennymoor,                          £1600                            Hundreds to chose from
                               3-course dinner and pre-fight
now being taken                entertainment.
                                                                   made an appearance in front
                                                                   of Magistrates' Court at
                                                                                                            Boiler only £1,200,                     Tiling and electrics if
                               Ring Robbie Ellis for tickets and                                             supplied & fitted.                           required
          Call                 further information on 07968
                                                                   Newton Aycliffe last week
                                                                   for sentencing after he had            Contact Geoff on 01388 818766
  JOHN WADE                    205043.
                               The dinner is shirt and tie.
                                                                   been transported from                        or 07782 187313
   SKIP HIRE                   SHE’S WON £50!
                                                                   Liverpool where he was in
                               Mrs Irene Noble of Kirk             At an earlier hearing, Lee had          JEM P.C. REPAIR & PRINTING SERVICE
 AYCLIFFE QUARRY               Merrington has won £50 for          admitted charges of using
 Aycliffe, Co. Durham          returning her survey form           threatening, abusive or                 24 Hour Service for Computer Repairs & Upgrades
                                                                                                           Spennymoor’s only door step P.C. Repairer.
                               regarding            proposed       insulting words or behaviour
                               regeneration plans at the           in Bishop Auckland on                  Door step repairs and upgrades
    0800                       Spennymoor Settlement in
                               O’Hanlon Street, Spennymoor.
                                                                   Boxing Day, 2005 and of
                                                                   being drunk and disorderly in
                                                                                                          No call out charges - Free Estimates

                                                                                                          Full system builds and Laptops
                               All households in the town          Bishop Auckland General                All types of printing services
                               received the survey forms.          Hospital at the beginning of           Photos, business cards, flyers,
                                                                   March.                                 invites and certificates.
           PRIVATE HIRE DRIVERS                                    The Court heard that by
       WANTED FOR SCHOOL CONTRACT                                  entering 'Guilty' pleas to the       Phone (01388) 819607
                 HOURS.                                            charges, Lee was therefore in        Mobile 0785 413 0920
  Must be badged for Sedgefield Borough Council and also           breach of an 18 month                      
  hold a Durham County Council Education clearance.                conditional discharge which
                                                                   had been imposed on him in
  Wage well above National Minimum Wage.
                Apply with details to
                                                                   November last year for
                                                                   offences of assault and
                                                                                                                GARY DONAHUE
          P.O. Box No. 258a, The Chapter,                          criminal damage.                    - Building and Roofing Contractor
   27 Main Street, Shildon, Co. Durham, Dl4 1AL.                   The sitting Magistrates, after          Extensions, Garages, Conservatory Bases,
                                                                   taking into consideration the        Plastering, Built up Felt Flat Roofs and PVC Roof
                                                                   amount of time he had spent                 Line products (Facias and Soffits)
                                                                                                                  Free, no obligation quotations
                                                                   in custody, fined Lee £50 on
           Top To Toe                                              each of the charges and
                                                                   ordered him to pay Court
                                                                                                                 NEW JCB Micro Digger for hire .
                                                                                                           Sharp sand, yellow sandand gravel, dolemite
                                                                                                                  £20 ton delivered free to DL16
           Tanning & Beauty                                        costs of £54.
                                                                                                       Telephone 01388 816111
                                                                      ASDA’S SUPER
         Beauty treatments
                                                                                                           Self employed?
   California Instant Drying Spray Tan - £12                       Christine Bowes has been
                Waxing from - £4                                   chosen      as
                                                                   Spennymoor ’s
                                                                                        “Wonder                or do you run a small
     Acrylic Nails & Gel Nails from - £25
            Silver Slimming Tablets,
                                                                   Mum of the Year” winner                       limited company?
                                                                   for 2006.                               I offer a complete Bookkeeping and
                  Ear Piercing                                     Christine lives in Gilesgate,          Accountancy service dealing with all
                                                                   Durham and was nominated              aspects of VAT, PAYE, Income Tax and
                 Sunbed Hire                                       by her daughter Nicola King.                       Corporation Tax

                                                                   The winning mum receives
              Hire from as little as £50                           an ASDA Gift Card, a                     all from
                  Visit us at                                      bouquet of flowers, Oil of
                                                                   Olay products and a trophy.
                                                                                           a week!
                                                                   She was presented with her          Haven’t you better things to do with your
       57 Whitworth Terrace, Spennymoor                            prizes at the store, on Friday        time than struggle with the books?
                                                                   24 th March, by the store’s
            Tel: 01388 814710                                                                                   Call Carl on 01388 774774
                                                                   General Manager, Paul
                                                                                                        I can also save money for CIS and all others who have Tax Returns to complete
Spennynews Saturday 8th April 2006                                                                                                                                            Page 13
                                                             martin currington
                                                              estate agents
                    TUDHOE                                              SPENNYMOOR                                                    SPENNYMOOR
                           • Four bedroomed detached

             NEW                                                    NEW
                           residence UPVC DG, GCH and

                                                                                      • Two bedroomed stone built                                • Three bedroomed terrace
                                                                                      terrace property, UPVC DG and                              property UPVC DG and GCH
                           • Entrance reception hallway,
                                                                                                                                                 with combi boiler.
                           cloakroom WC, lounge with                                  GCH with combi boiler.                                     • Entrance reception vestibule
                           contemporary fireplace and double                          • Entrance reception vestibule,                            and reception hall, lounge with
                           doors that lead into a dining room
                           with patio doors that lead out
                                                                                      lounge and modern fireplace,                               superb Elgin and Hall style
                                                                                      modern shaker style fitted                                 fireplace, feature half glazed
                           onto rear garden, beautifully
                                                                                                                                                 French doors lead into a
                           refitted Cherrywood and Chrome                             kitchen, rear entrance hall and                            separate dining room and there
                           style kitchen/breakfast room and a                         bathroom/WC with white suite                               is a modern fitted kitchen with
                           separate utility room.
                           • To first floor there are four
                                                                                      and separate shower cubicle.                               integrated cooking appliances.
                                                                                      • To the first floor there are two                         • To the first floor a spacious
                           bedrooms, master bedroom enjoys
                                                                                                                                                 landing area that is currently
                           fitted wardrobes and ensuite                               bedrooms.
                                                                                                                                                 being used as a work station,
          Castle Close     shower room/WC.                                            •Externally to the rear of the           Flora Street      bedroom one and two benefit
                           • Externally there are lawned
          The Coppice      gardens to both the front and rear       Street            property         an     enclosed                           from built in wardrobes and
                                                                                      attractively rendered garden                               there is a family bathroom/WC
                           aspects, double drive and double
                                                                                                                                                 with separate shower cubicle.
          £239,950         garage with roller style entry
                           doors and a power and lighting         £81,950
                                                                                      area with high fencing and
                                                                                      gated access.                            £82,950           • Externally there is an enclosed
                                                                                                                                                 walled yard with gated access .

                 SPENNYMOOR                                         MIDDLESTONE MOOR                                                    SPENNYMOOR
                                                                                                                                                 • Two bedroomed terrace
                                                                   NEW PRIC
                           • Three bedroomed end of link
                                                                                        • Three storey house, UPVC DG,                           property, UPVC DG and GCH.
                           property, DG, GCH with combi                                 GCH and SAS, accommodation.
                           boiler and having a Security                                 • Entrance reception vestibule,                          • Entrance reception vestibule,
                           Alarm System.                                                lounge with feature bay window and                       lounge with modern fireplace
                           • Entrance reception porch and                               modern fireplace, superbly fitted
                           reception hall, lounge with
                                                                                                                                                 and contemporary fitted
                                                                                        kitchen/diner( with many additional
                           period style fireplace, patio doors                          features), inner hall to rear with                       kitchen.
                           onto the rear garden and a light                             cloakroom/WC and staircase leading                       • To the first floor there are two
                           Oak style fitted kitchen/diner.                              up to first floor.
                           • To the first floor there are three
                                                                                                                                                 double bedrooms and modern
                                                                                        • To the first floor there are two
                           good sized bedrooms, bedroom                                 bedrooms, family bathroom/WC,                            white bathroom/WC with an
                           one enjoys fitted wardrobes and                              and to the second floor the master                       electric shower.
                           vanity unit, bedroom two and                                 bedroom with feature Velux skylight                      • Externally to the rear of the
                           three also benefit from fitted                               and en suite shower room/WC.
            St Davids      storage and there is a bathroom/       Durham Street         • Externally there are                  Fenwick          property attractively
                           WC with shower.                                              enclosed pebbled gardens to                              presented enclosed patio
              Close        • Externally there are attractively                          both front and rear aspects,             Street          garden with gated access that
                           presented gardens to both the            Offers over         the rear would provide an off
                                                                                                                                                 does seem to enjoy some
                           front and rear aspects, driveway                             road parking facility and has
                           parking and a single garage.
                                                                   £123,000             double gated access.                                     degree of privacy.

                    TUDHOE                                          BINCHESTER MOOR                                                   SPENNYMOOR
                                                                              E                                                              e
                                                                  NEW PRIC                                                    NEW Pric
                           • Three bedroomed semi detached                                                                                        •Two bedroomed semi
                           property, UPVC DG, GCH and                                 • Two bedroomed terrace
                                                                                                                                                  detached bungalow, UPVC
                           SAS.                                                       property, UPVC DG and                                       DG, GCH and SAS.
                           • Entrance reception vestibule,
                           lounge with feature fireplace and
                                                                                      GCH.                                                        •Entrance reception hallway,
                           off set diagonal archway that                              • Entrance reception hall,                                  lounge with period style
                           leads into a dining room with                              lounge with period style                                    fireplace, fitted kitchen.
                           French doors leading out onto                                                                                          • Bedroom one and two both
                           the rear garden and there is a                             fireplace, dining room and
                           modern Maple and Chrome style                              a modern fitted kitchen.                                    enjoy modern fitted
                           fitted kitchen/breakfast room with                                                                                     wardrobes and there is a
                                                                                      • Two good sized                                            bathroom/WC with electric
                           integrated cooking appliances.
                           • To the first floor there are three                       bedrooms both enjoy                                         shower.
                           bedrooms, master bedroom                                   built in wardrobes,                                         • Externally there are well
                           enjoys fitted wardrobes and en
                                                                    Oakdene           spacious bathroom/WC
                                                                                                                               Offers over
                                                                                                                                                  cared for gardens to both the
          Meadow Green,    suite shower room/WC and there
                                                                                      with shower.                                                front and rear aspects,
           The Coppice
                           is a family bathroom/WC.
                           •Externally there are well cared for
                                                                    Terrace                                                     Parkside          attractively paved side
                                                                                      •Externally an enclosed
                                                                                                                                                  driveway provides ample off
                           attractively designed gardens to

                           both aspects, double driveway          £109,950
                                                                     BURN             yard with storage unit and
                                                                                      gated access.                           £144,950
                                                                                                                                                  road parking and leads onto a
                           parking and a single garage.
                                                                     TERRACE                                                                      single garage.

                SPENNYMOOR                                              SPENNYMOOR                                                    SPENNYMOOR
                                                                                                                                                  • Three bedroomed terrace
      NEW PRIC
                           • Two bedroomed semi
                           detached property, UPVC                                     • Deceptively spacious
                                                                                       two bedroomed terrace
                                                                                                                                  NEW            property, UPVC DG and GCH.
                                                                                                                                                 •Entrance reception vestibule
                           DG and GCH.
                           • Entrance reception porch,                                 property with DG and                                      and reception hallway, lounge
                           lounge with feature fire place                              GCH via combi boiler.                                     with a feature period style
                           and a modern fitted kitchen/                                • Entrance reception hall,                                fireplace, dining room and a
                           diner with French doors                                     lounge, dining room and                                   modern fitted kitchen.
                           leading out onto the rear                                   Oak style fitted kitchen.                                 • To the first floor there is an
                           garden.                                                     •To the first floor two                                   attractive landing area there are
                           • to the first floor there are                              bedrooms double in size,                                  three bedrooms, master
                                                                                                                                                 bedroom has been recently
                           two bedrooms and a modern               Stratton            modern bathroom and
                                                                                                                                                 fitted with a superb selection of
                                                                                       separate WC.
          Scargill Drive
                                                                    Street             • Externally to the rear of                               fitted wardrobes and there is a
                           • Externally there are lawned
                           gardens to both the front and                               the property there is an                Eden Road         spacious family bathroom/WC.
                                                                                                                                                 • Externally there is an enclosed
                           rear aspects, driveway
                                                                   £71,000             attractively paved
                                                                                                                                                 yard with gated access to the
                           parking and a single garage.                                enclosed yard with gated
                                                                                                                               £94,950           rear.

                              33      cheapside, spennymoor, co. durham, DL16 6QE
                                                                  telephone (01388) 811411

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