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LONG-SERVING TENANTS STAR AT                                                                                ST LUKE’S - A
                   HOUSING EVENT                                                                           MESSY CHURCH
Two long-serving former                                                                            St Luke’s Church on Church      and primary school age must
council tenants are the                                                                            Lane in Ferryhill is is to      be accompanied by an adult.
‘toast of the town’ after                                                                          become a ‘Messy Church’         The sessions will be held in St
playing a leading role in the                                                                      when a new venture gets         Luke’s Centre on the second
celebration of the launch of                                                                       underway.                       Sunday of every month
Sedgefield Borough Homes.                                                                          Messy Church will provide       (except August) from 4.00pm
Margaret Longstaff and                                                                             a new experience of church,     to 5.30pm starting on May
Margaret Woodhall joined                                                                           when parent and their           10th.
people connected with                                                                              children can enjoy taking       The theme of the first session
Sedgefield Borough Homes                                                                           part in creative activities,    is “I am the true vine,” from
to mark the progress the                                                                           worship and sharing food        John’s Gospel.
organisation has made since                                                                        together.                       There     will     also     be
launching on March 30th.                                                                           “I will be an ideal             refreshments,        table-top
Both ladies have been                                                                              opportunity for families to     games, creative activities,
tenants for more than 90                                                                           explore the Christian faith     drama, music, 15 mnutes of
years in total, since long                                                                         outside the formal setting of   joint worship and a meal.
before the former Sedgefield                                                                       a Sunday service,” said a       For    more      information,
District Council became                                                                            spokesperson      for     the   contact the Parish Office on
their landlords in 1974.                                                                           church.      Everyone      is   Mondays, between 6.00pm
They were guests of honour                                                                         welcome to the sessions and     and 7.00pm, or Thursdays,
at the event at Hardwick                                                                           there is no age limit,          between      9.30am        and
Hall, which attracted dozens                                                                       although children on nursery    11.00am.
of SBH tenants, staff, local
politicians and partners of
the           newly-formed
                                       SBH Chairman Billy Waters, Margaret Longstaff,
                                                 Margaret Woodhall and SBH
                                                                                                                PLANT SALE
organisation.                                     Chief Executive Colin Steel.                     A plant sale will be held on     sale.
Mrs Woodhall, of Raby              bedroomed Council home in The new improvements will
                                                                                                   Saturday, May 9th, from          There will also be a book stall,
Road, Ferryhill, moved into        Auckland Wynd, Shildon, make a big difference, but it’s         10.00am at the entrance to       selling both fact and fiction
her two bedroomed home             with her husband Richard and really nice to be invited to       Cleves Court Estate in           titles from just 50p.
aged 17 with her parents,          four young sons in 1969.      this event and be part of the     Ferryhill.                       All proceeds will be donated
Joseph and Elizabeth Anne,         Mrs Woodhall said, “I love celebration.”                        There will be a variety of       to Dr Lamb’s Insulin Pump
53 years ago. Mrs Longstaff        living in my house, and In the first year alone, around         spring and summer                Appeal at Bishop Auckland
first moved into her three-        wouldn’t live anywhere else. £16 million will be invested       flowering perennials for         Hospital.
                                                                 in improving 3,700 homes
                                                                 in     the      Spennymoor,
                                                                 Ferryhill, Sedgefield, Shildon       SKIP THE REST,
                                                                 and Newton Aycliffe areas,
                   Middlestone Village
                 3 Course Sunday Lunch £6.50
                                                                 with around £23 million in           CALL THE BEST!
                                                                 investment planned for the
                  Normal Sunday Lunch £4.95                      following                 year.
                    Served from 12pm – 2pm
                       (Booking Advisable)
                                                                 Improvements will include                    ORDERS NOW BEING TAKEN

                                                                                                           JOHN WADE
               Bar meals served daily 6pm – 9pm                  new kitchens, bathrooms,
              Also Fridays & Saturdays 12pm-2pm                  central heating, rewiring,
       Free Function Room available for family and               windows and doors.
                        corporate events                         SBH Chair of the Board
                                                                 Billy Waters said, “Our first
                                                                                                                    SKIP HIRE
                                                                 month has flown by and it is
                     28th May – 31st May                         right that we have been able
 22 ales from all around the UK, as well as ciders and wines.    to take this opportunity to
                                                                 mark the transfer to SBH                      FREEPHONE: 0800 9803560
                    UPCOMING EVENTS                              today. It’s great to have some
                                                                 of our longest serving                  AYCLIFFE QUARRY, AYCLIFFE, CO DURHAM
       Every Thursday – Quiz Night (Open the Box)
                                                                 tenants here – the work that
           1st Sunday of every month – Folk Night                we have done to get to this                                       EASTER ORDERS NOW
                           All Welcome                           point is for the benefit of
                                                                 people like Mrs Longstaff
                                                                                                                                        BEING TAKEN
     Charity C2C Bike Ride weekend 26 -28 Juneth   th
                                                                 and Mrs Woodhall. But the                                           PRICE REDUCTIONS
     If you are interested in any of the above
 events please Contact Tony at The Ship Inn on
                                                                 hard work now begins in
                                                                 delivering all the promises
                                                                                                                                        ON ALL SKIPS
             01388 810904 for more details.                      made to tenants. Transfer is                                      TILL THE END OF APRIL
 Find us on the B6287 between Kirk Merrington
                          & Coundon.
                                                                 about ensuring long term
                                                                 investment in homes and

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Ferryhill, May 1st, 2009                                                                                                                                   Page 1
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       In Memoriam                         Birthdays                        Birthdays                           Birthdays                          Appreciations

   PAMELA GARRETT                      MAXINNE FARLEY                    PAT REDFEARN                              SHAUN                          DOUG & NORMA
    Died May 4th, 2008                     May 1st                           May 3rd                               May 3rd                   Would like to thank everyone
       Missing you.                                                 Happy 65th Birthday Mam.                                                      who celebrated their
    Always in our hearts                                            Love from Glynis, Ian, John,                                                    70th Birthdays.
       and thoughts.                                               Claire, Howard, Alison, Nigel                                            £380 was raised for Breast Cancer
 Dawn, David, Linzi, Rachele                                                & Amanda.                                                         Research in Alison’s memory.
        & Codi-Sky.                                                            xxx
                                                                                                                                                       To Let
      MAUD METCALFE                                                      PAT REDFEARN
            May 4th                                                  Happy 65th Birthday Nana.
Let the windsof time blow softly                                                                                                                  To LET in Chilton
                                                                           Loads of love,
  And whisper for you to hear                                                                                                               2/3 bedroomed houses from £85
                                                                  from Vicki, Kyle, Alex, Rhys, Ben,
That we still love and miss you                                                                                                                        per week
                                                                        Alfie, Poppy & Jack.
 And wish that you were here.                                                                               Happy 21st Shaun.                     Tel. 07973273712
         Loved always,                  Happy 21st Max.                                                   Love Mam, Dad & Katie.
        George & family.                 Love you loads,                                                           xxx                                Services
                                                                        REBECCA GUNN
                                       Mam, Dad & Wayne.
                                                                            May 3rd                          JADE LEE BALL
  Birthday Memories                            xx                                                                                                 Selling your house?
                                                                                                                May 2nd                              Please call me.
      NORA HEWITT                      MAXINNE FARLEY                                                                                             Mark 01388 722208
           May 4th                         May 1st
   Your 94th Birthday Mam.                                                                                                                        PLANS DRAWN UP
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       Eileen & family.                                                                                                                       sunrooms, garages, alterations
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   PAUL JOHN NEWELL                                                                                                                                  or 07972777568
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        have been your                                                                                                                         Save Money on all of your
                                                                       Happy 18th Birthday.
        50th Birthday.                                                                                     A special 18th Birthday            Utility Bills, including Gas,
                                                                        Love Mam & Dad.
   How I miss you, and not                                                                                  for a special Daughter.                    Electricity,
 being able to send you a card                                                                                  Love you loads,                       Home Phone,
  and present, all I can do is                                         REBECCA GUNN                                  Mam.                        Broadband & Mobile.
  pray for you and hope you                                                  May 3rd                                  xxx                      Get 5% discount on your
     are happy in Heaven.             Happy 21st Maxinne.             Congratulations on your                                                  shopping and petrol too!
    And look at your photo         Love Gran & Uncle Norman.              18th Birthday.                      Appreciations                   Web :
 and tell you I will miss you.                 x                       Love Gary & Rachel.                                                        Tel : 07590 815145.
    I will miss an love you                                                     xxx                              PAUL & JULIE
      every day of my life.             AMY O’HARA                                                      Would like to thank everybody           MOVING A THING?
           God bless.                 Happy 16th Birthday.                                             for their gifts, cards and company        From £9.50. Call Phil.
                                                                        REBECCA GUNN
     Love Mam, Sisters &                  Love always,                                                   at their Silver Wedding party.          Phone 01325 321084
                                                                             May 3rd
 Brothers & all your family.         Mam, Neil & Christopher.                                               Thanks for a great night!              or 07790 509925
                                                                            Happy 18th.
                                               xx                       Love Gran, Grandad
                                                                                                                                             JOHN’S DECORATING
                                                                           & Gran Lily.
      Email us at                       PAT REDFEARN
                                                                                xxx                                                                   (Time Served)
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                                     Happy 65th Birthday Pat.          LIAM MULLINGER                         Maintenance                      Love from Howard.                   May 3rd                       All aspects of Joinery              THEN GIVE ME A RING!
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                                                                       Happy 21st Birthday.             ELECTRICIANS                          DECORATING CENTRE,
                                                                          Lots of love,                     Specialists in House             400 + lines of wallpapers
                 Tel: 651350/656448                               from Mam, Dad, Jade & Dalton.              Rewires & Safety
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                                                                                                              01388 776665                          Tel 01388 608144
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                      Sunday 10th May

     MISS JONES                         THE ZOO
                                                                                                          CHILTON TOWN COUNCIL
                                                                                                           Hutton House, Durham Road, Chilton, DL17 0EX
    Sunday 17th May                  Friday 22nd May
                                                                            Happy 21st.
                                                                                                          The next meeting of the Town Council
                    DOUBLE BARREL                                   Love from Gran & Grandad.                         will be held on
                     Sunday 7th June
                                                                      LIAM MULLINGER                            Tuesday, 14th May, 2009
   SUNDAY LUNCHES - Excellent Value                                           May 3rd                         at the above Office at 6.30pm
                                                                             Happy 21st
    Served from 12 noon until 3.00pm - Sweets always available      Lots of love from Nana, Ian,          Members of the public are invited to attend
                                                                   Kevin, Katy, Natalie & Nicole.
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              COULD YOU                                                          FERRYHILL’S BEACON OF
               NOMINATE                                                            EUROPE RESTORED
              SOMEONE?                                               The Beacon of Europe in
The Volunteer Centre at            Tickets for the evening, which    Ferryhill has become a well-
CAVOS is looking for               includes entertainment and a      known landmark since it was
nominations for ‘Volunteer of      pie and pea supper, are free      unveiled by former MEP
the Year’ and ‘Organisation        for anyone who volunteers or      Stephen               Hughes,
of the Year’, which will be        works with volunteers in          commemorating the 20th
presented at its Volunteer         Sedgefield Borough.               anniversary of the entry of
Thank You and Awards               For more information, tickets     the UK into the EEC in 1993.
Evening, on Thursday, June         or nomination forms, contact      A number of residents had
4th, at Spennymoor Town            Sharon Vasey on 01388             recently expressed concern as
Hall.                              811115.                           part of the structure had
                                                                     collapsed other parts were also
         COMMITTED TO                                                need of repair.
                                                                     Town Council staff, therefore,
         CROWN COURT                                                 submitted bids for funding to
Local Magistrates recently         1st.                              undertake the £5,000 worth
decided that the matters           Miss Richardson, formerly         of work required on the
before them were too               of Bessemer Street in                                                       The Beacon of Europe has been restored.
serious to be dealt with by        Ferryhill and now residing        Lafarge Aggregates came up        illuminated relief of a coal      to undertake this work. This
Newton             Aycliffe        in Hazeldale Avenue,              trumps and awarded a full         miner. It was also funded by      brings the total amount of
Magistrates' Court and             Shildon, is accused of            £5,000 grant for the project.     Lafarge through its previous      grants secured by the Town
committed the case of              assaulting Samantha Ridley,       Durham           Stonemasons      name of Steetly.                  Council staff to over
nineteen year-old Michelle         who was pregnant at the           recently completed the works.     Town      Council      leader,    £1,200,000 this year, which
Elizabeth Richardson to            time, occasioning her actual      The structure, depicting the      Councillor Pat McCourt, said,     is outstanding for such a small
Durham Crown Court June            bodily harm.                      four scenes of the town crest,    “I am delighted that our staff    organisation and is the
                                                                     is made up of a former length     were able to find and             equivalent saving of 200% of
     CHILDREN’S                                                      of railway line and includes an   successfully apply for a grant    our Council Tax.”
     SESSIONS AT                                                                     CYCLING IN THE PARK
  HENDERSON HOUSE                                                    A free cycling taster session
                                                                     is to take place on Thursday,
                                                                                                       at 6.15pm and the session will
                                                                                                       finish at the park at 8.00pm.
                                                                                                                                         for the event. “For those
                                                                                                                                         females who are Facebook
Children’s sessions, for           1st. Entry costs just 50p.
                                                                     May 7th, at Jubilee Park in       It is not essential to have       fiends, check out the “Young
youngsters aged between 5          Qualified Youth Workers
                                                                     Spennymoor for 16 to 25           your own cycle as all             Women’s Sport and Active
and 12, will begin this week       will be on hand at the
                                                                     year old females.                 equipment will be provided.       Recreation      Programme”
at Henderson House on              sessions, which are funded
                                                                     Those wishing to take part        “This is being introduced as      group page as we would
Coleridge Road, Chilton.           by Sedgefield Borough’s
                                                                     are asked to meet at              part of the Young Women’s         appreciate your comments.”
The sessions will be held on       Koolka$h funding scheme.
                                                                     Spennymoor Leisure Centre         Sport and Active Recreation       For further information, call
Fridays, between 4.00pm and        For more information, call
                                                                                                       programme, so sweep away          Marie Ramsey, Young
5.30pm, beginning on May           01388 720152.                        S CRABTREE                     those inhibitions and book in     Women’s        Coordinator,
                                                                      Digital Aerials Fitted.          advance as places are             Durham County Council, on
                                                                                                       limited,” said a spokesperson     01388 816166 Ext 4512.
                                                                        Your Single Digital
      FERRYHILL TOWN COUNCIL                                              Aerial Fitted.                  W. BURDESS                                        A5
                   MAY MEETINGS                                              £40.00.                      ELECTRICS
              Civic Amenities Committee –
                                                                         No Hidden Charges.
                                                                                                        Domestic and
    Wednesday 6th May, 2009 at 7.00pm in Ferryhill Town Hall
                 Recreation Committee –
                                                                       No Extra For Cable Used.         Commercial                                        1000
  Wednesday 6th May, 2009 following Civic Amenities Committee
                                                                         I Will Beat Any                All aspects of
                                                                                                                     Part P Registered
                                                                       Written Quote, Plus
                         Town Council
    Wednesday 20th May, 2009 at 7.00pm in Ferryhill Town Hall          Network Your House
                                                                                                            work.     Member of the
                                                                                                              Telephone EIC
                     Finance Committee                                      & Tune In                    (01740) 657045
        Wednesday 20th May, 2009, following Town Council                    Ferryhill based             Mobile: 0788 172 2393
    Wednesday 20th May, 2009, following Finance Committee                0797 997 1541
      Members of the public may attend the above meetings                   0770 643 2113
                   Ferryhill 2000 Committee
   Wednesday 1st April, 2009 at 6.00pm at Ferryhill Town Hall.
                 Ferryhill Annual Town Meeting                                 TO LET
  Thursday, 14th May, 2009, at 6.00pm at St Luke’s Parish Centre
  Members of the public are invited to participate in this meeting         CHILTON
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BUS ROUTE CHANGES                                                             NORTHUMBRIA IN BLOOM
Changes have been made to
two Scarlet Band bus
                                        route 110 will run via
                                        Spennymoor Greenways,
                                                                            JUDGES ARRIVE IN FERRYHILL
services.                               Kirk Merrington, Ferryhill       Northumbria in Bloom judges
Services 110 has been                   Village and Wood Lane shops      Audrey Manuel, June Grubs
withdrawn between Ferryhill             before returning to Ferryhill    in and radio presenter Marion
Surtees and Duncombe and                Village, Kirk Merrington and     Foster were in Ferryhill
also      between       Kirk            Spennymoor Greenways.            recently to judge the
Merrington               and            Again, buses will call at Asda   spectacular flowers show
Spennymoor ’s Asda, (via                on both outward and return       around the town.
Middlestone Moor and                    journeys.                        The judges were taken to the
Chestnut Avenue.                        Service 112, which runs          town’s four parks as well as
The new service for route               Monday to Friday only, will      the cemetery and the
110, from Monday to                     now        travel         from   numerous flowerbeds around
Friday, will run between                Spennymoor        to      West   town by Councillors Doreen
Spennymoor,        Greenway             Cornforth, Ferryhill Station,    Barber and Zena Roddam.
Estate, Kirk Merrington,                Lime Road, Ferryhill Village,    Audrey Manuel said of Dean
Ferryhill Village, Wood Lane            Linden Road and Wood Lane        Bank Park, “It is amazing
shops, Ferryhill Station,               shops, before returning via      how the park has been
West Cornforth and back to              Ferryhill Village and Kirk       transformed and improved
Spennymoor and Greenways.               Merrington.                      over the winter by the Town
Buses will call at Asda on              Buses on route 112 will also     Council workforce. What is
outward and return journeys.            call at Asda on both outward     uniquely          impressive,   The judges with Councillors Dorren Barber and Zena
The Saturday service for                and return journeys.             however, is the scale of the             Roddam along with Ray Seymour.
                                                                         grants secured for the park flower      shows     around dedicated hard work of our
  YOUNGSTERS ENJOY                                                       and the plans for even more Ferryhill. This would not be Council workforce, both
                                                                         money to be applied for. The possible were it not for the outside and in the office.”
  EASTER EGG HUNT                                                        Town Council is doing an
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scoured the Friday market               awards.       Unfortunately      to show off all the spectacular     1st Floor Offices, Shildon Town Council
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     COUNCIL INVITE                                                                 DEFENDANT APPEARS
      RESIDENTS TO                                                                    VIA VIDEO LINK
    ANNUAL MEETING                                                 A Ferryhill man recently
                                                                   appeared at Newton Aycliffe
                                                                                                    hair and on another occasion
                                                                                                    that he had grabbed her by
                                                                                                                                         Wilkinson was ordered to
                                                                                                                                         reside at his parents' address
Ferryhill Town Council is         working           between
inviting members of the                                            Magistrates Court via video      the throat and punched her           in Ramsey Drive in Ferryhill
public to this year’s Annual                                       link in order to answer          in the head.                         and not to enter Ross
                                  Representatives from local
Town Meeting, which will                                           charges of assault.              The Crown opposed the                Terrace, where he had
                                  organisations, such as
be taking place from                                               Michael John Wilkinson,          defendant's request for bail         previously lived with his
                                  Residents Associations,
6.00pm to 9.00pm on                                                currently on remand at           describing Phillipa Hunt as a        partner and their eight
                                  Youth Groups, the Business
Thursday, May 14th at St                                           H.M.P. Castington, faced         reluctant and vulnerable             month-old son.
                                  and Enterprise College,
Lukes Parish Centre.                                               five charges when he             witness who could be                 In relation to another charge
                                  Community Groups, the
The purpose of the                                                 appeared at Newton Aycliffe      pressurised into retracting          of harassment, Wilkinson
                                  Police and Town Council
meeting is to provide an                                           Magistrates' Court via video     her allegations if the               was ordered not to contact
                                  will all be invited to the
opportunity for local                                              link.                            defendant was released.              the alleged victim.
                                  meeting, either to give
groups to share their plans                                        The twenty year-old pleaded      The     Bench,      however,         Two trial dates were set for
                                  presentations      or   to
for the forthcoming year,                                          guilty to wilfully obstructing   allowed conditional bail "set        the July 3rd and 12th at
                                  prepare       information
while also reflecting on                                           P.C. Wharrier in the             for the protection of                Newton Aycliffe Magistrates
their recent successes.                                            execution of her duty on the     others".                             Court.
                                  Following the meeting,
According the the Council,                                         night of April 2nd, but
the meeting will help to
                                  refreshments will be
                                                                   pleaded not guilty and denied
                                                                   other charges against him.
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ideas and information
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                                                                   The court heard extracts          ASSOCIATION HOLDS
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stakeholders and will
                                  provided for people to
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                                                                 Letters to the Editor
          This correspondent says FAIR would                       Councillor Brian Gibson writes in response to Councillor Pat McCourt’s letter in the
             improve things in Ferryhill.....                                               previous ssue of The Chapter....

Dear Editor,                    years, has been vastly           Dear Editor,                      We were told that this was        Executive Officer is placed
Once again, Ferryhill Labour    improved whilst our Labour       I write in response to points     personal data which could         within the salary grades
Councillors have got their      Councillors have neglected       raised      in    Councillor      not be disclosed. Eventually,     known as LC4, which ranges
facts wrong.                    the     park,    Storehouse      McCourt’s letter in issue         the information had to be         from LC4 - 52 to LC4 - 68.
No 1: Councillor Gibson,        Allotments,            shops,    416 of The Chapter.               released.                         My reading of our Executive
FAIR and Dave Watson had        footpaths and market on a        FAIR is not, of course, a         Councillor Garrett and I then     Officer ’s    contract      of
nothing to do with the          Friday.                          political party, nor am I the     asked for details of the actual   employment indicates that,
Parish Poll.                    At least FAIR would improve      leader of the group of            salaries of the 2 most senior     as of 1st April this year, he
No 2: Councillor Gibson has     things.                          residents who support the         members of staff. Once            will have reached the top of
not      mentioned       any    Hopefully, the good people       aims of FAIR.                     again, we were told that this     his current salary range of
redundancy.                     will wake up to the fact that    Secondly, in relation to the      was personal data which           LC4 - 60, approximately
No 3: The ‘witch hunt’ is       it is Labour that is trying to   number of staff emplyed by        could not be disclosed. Once      £54,000 per annum plus
all in B Lamb’s and P           get their own way and, as for    Ferryhill Town Council, I         again,     most     of     this   overtime payments.
McCourt’s heads.                FAIR screaming in the            was guided by the advert          information has also been         Councillor McCourt is
I would like to ask B Lamb      meetings, what about Lamb,       which appeared in the local       released.                         perfectly correct when he
and P McCourt, what have        Campbell, McCourt and co         press in June, 1998, which,       I have also asked for full        states that there has been
they done along with their      all trying to push through       when referring to the duties      details on the number of          no discussion in Town
Labour croneys for Ferryhill    stupid motions?                  of the Executive Officer,         hours      overtime       each    Council about redundancies.
in the last ten years? Whilst         Name and address           states, “You will perform all     employee works. Once              Indeed, the opposite is true,
Chilton, over the last four          withheld on request?        proper Officer and other          again, I have been imformed       for the Labour group appear
                                                                 statutory duties, together        that this is personal data        to be moving towards
                                                                 with the supervision of the       which cannot be disclosed.        accepting the Executive
        The writer of this letter refers to the recent           Council’s       10      staff.”   The              Information      Officer’s suggestion that we
                housing stock transfer.....                      I do apologise for stating        Commissioner has yet to           now employ an Assistant
                                                                 that there were 12 members        make his final decision on        Executive Officer.
Dear Editor,                    that, in the first year, the     of staff when, with the           the question of overtime.         Within the last week,
Through The Chapter, I          Housing Association would        Executive Officer, it was         I am sure that Councillor         however,         I       have
have been asking Chilton        be spending £16 million          actually 11. This makes the       McCourt would agree that it       documentation which states
Labour Councillors Christine    improving homes in every         increase in staff numbers in      would have been less time         that one of the criteria for
Potts and Brian Avery the       part of the borough but          the past 10 years to be 13        consuming, and therefore          moving up the LC4 salary
ligitimate question; why        Chilton?                         and not the 12 I quoted.          less costly, had there been a     grade is how many people
didn’t they disclose to their   Finally, given the latest        On      the    question      of   great deal more openness in       the Town Council employs.
constituents that the council   political scandals over          Disclosure of Information,        the first place. It is within     As for the Parish Poll, I have
housing stock transfer          Labour slandering the            I do accept that this has been    this context that the blame       every confidence that the
involved a substantial land     opposition and ballet box        a long and difficult procedure    for the costs involved lies       people of Ferryhill will
grab?                           tampering,        can        I   for all concerned. Within a       within those who decided          arrive at the right decision.
Since they are refusing to      congratulate the Labour          few weeks of being elected        that a policy of secrecy be       Meanwhile, I will continue
answer this valid query,        pary on morally bankrupting      to the Town Council, none-        applied.                          with my scrutiny of the
perhaps they can answer the     Britain as well as financially   Labour Councillors began to       Additionally, in relation to      Town Council’s finances.
following question.             bankrupting Britain.             ask for information on            the cost argument, I can also      Councillor Brian Gibson,
After they jumped ship to              Yours sincerely,          salary grades.                    report that the position of         Ferryhill Town Council.
support the housing stock                 J Moffatt
transfer, when did these               Tennyson Road,
Labour Councillors know                                                      Councillor Bernard Lamb writes also writes in response to a letter
                                                                                       printed in last week’s issue of The Chapter.....

     This reader has several topics of discussion.......         Dear Editor                       Executive Officer.                of the Council is entirely in
                                                                 In response to Mrs E Tomys        We attracted some very good       the hands of Council
Dear Editor,                    However, now that you have       letter (Issue No 416) I would     quality candidates for the        members.
What a pleasure to see that     a fob for electronic access      like to respond to the issues     post and Jamie Corrigan was       Elected representatives are
Ferryhill     has    finally    to the club, perhaps club        she has raised.                   considered to be the best         the decision making body.
accepted the need for public    members can nip to the           Representing the people of        candidate out of all of the       The Executive Officer and
conveniences.                   Council toilets! A kind of       Ferryhill for the past 18         applicants.                       his/her staff are responsible
Where are the Councillors       repayment for years of           years on the Town Council,        Within two years of being         for    implementing       the
who objected some time ago      service to the community.        I have worked with many           appointed we were the first       decisions the Council has
on the grounds of cost?         Finally, I saw something I       Town Clerks including Mrs         Town Council to achieve the       made.
Please remind us.               never thought I would see the    B Shepard. When Mrs               ‘Investors In People’ award.      I hope this clarifies the
I am unsure, however, of the    other day, a horse grazing on    Shepard left in 1992 we           In 2002 we received the           situation for Mrs Tomys.
revenue costs that come         a lawn in Ramsey Drive.          appointed several clerks up       ‘Council of the Year’ award,      The council encourages
with the capital investment     Surely, there must be some       until 1998.                       out of over 9000 Councils         residents of Ferryhill to
and hope the loos do not        by-law or covenant that          Since the departure of Mrs        throughout the UK.                engage with the Council and
become a target for vandals     prevents this? However, I        Shepard, it was obvious to the    Part of the role of a Clerk/      has recently introduced 30
and grafitti criminals. I       suspect this too will be         council that we were not          Executive Officer, is to          minutes public participation
refuse to call hem artists.     overlooked in favour of          getting the quality of            inform and advise the             sessions at Council meetings.
Seems like a golden             keeping the Natwest free of      Administrative Officer that       Council on policy issues and      If members of the public
opportunity for the club to     parked cars and the              could take the council            government legislation to         would like to know more
upgrade their toilets. They     allotment entrance clear.        forward and to address the        ensure that the Council acts      about the Council please call
must surely be some of the      Good     job     Community       challenges we faced.              within the rule of law.           in and see us.
worst in the county and fall    Officers, if you go behind       With this in mind, the            The position ensures all          You will receive a much
far short of the minimal        Bessemer, you won’t have to      Council decided that to           administrative tasks that the     thorough       understanding
environmental         health    see all the cars on the          attract     higher    quality     Council      requires     are     from meeting the Council,
standards.                      pavements.                       candidates for the job we         conducted in a professional       than newspaper politics.
You can neither wash or dry          Name and address            would enhance the role of the     manner and environment.            Councillor Bernard Lamb,
your hands.                          withheld on reqest.         Clerk to that of and              The decision making process         Ferryhill Town Council.
Ferryhill, May 1st, 2009                                                                                                                                  Page 7
                 TOWN YOUTH SEASON                                                                          FERRYHILL W.M.C.
                  COMES TO AN END                                                                            KEEP UP THEIR
Ferryhill Town Youth Under
11’s football team were away
                                  to make it 5-4.
                                  Ferryhill pushed for an
                                                                      couple of minutes later due
                                                                      to a goalkeeping mistake.              WINNING WAYS
to Hardwick Youth at the          equaliser but some good             This effectively sealed the      Ferryhill            W.M.C.      everyone to sail into the net.
weekend, and were soon two        defending and goalkeeping           game, although Ferryhill         entertained      a     strong    Wahington responded and a
goals down.                       kept them out.                      pressed to the end and had       Washington side recently,        defensive error let them back
They quickly pulled a goal        The final score was                 further chances but couldn't     who were hoping for points       into the game to go 2-2 at
back      through      Declan     Hardwick Youth 5 Ferryhill          take them.                       to avoid relegation, while the   half time.
Grayson, however Hardwick         4, with the Man-of-the-             Ferryhill Town Youth has         home side needed to              Ferryhill pressed straight
soon made it 3-1 .                Match award going to Alex           congratulated its Under 13s      maintain their winning ways      from the restart and were
Alex Quinn scored to make         Quinn.                              squad for winning the league     in order to finish second tin    awarded a free kick on the
it 3-2 but Hardwick scored        A             disappointing         title, scoring an impressive     the league.                      edge beyond the ‘keepers
again to lead 4-2 at half time.   performance from Ferryhill          120 goals throughout the         Washington started the           reach to make it 3-
In the second half, Connor        Under 15s, who had a lot of         season.                          brighter of the two sides and    2.Washington then went
Whitelock scored to make it       chances but couldn't convert        “Well done to all the squad!”    came close with a couple of      close and dominated the
4-3 but Hardwick scored           them into goals.                    said a spokesperson for the      good chances.                    proceedings until, ten yards
again.                            Their opponents, Aycliffe,          club.                            They then broke the              in his own half, Andrew
Alex Quinn scored another         scored on the half hour mark        The      club     has    also    deadelock with a well-taken      Dixon spotted the ‘keeper
for Ferryhill after an            the score remained 1-0 at           congratulated the Under 9’s      goal.                            off his line and chipped him
excellent run, which saw him      half time.                          Squad for getting the runners-   Ferryhill pushed for a quick     to take a well-deserved hat-
finish in the bottom corner       In the second half, Aycliffe        up spot in their league and      response and were rewarded       trick.
                                  went 2-0 ahead after 10             has also wished them every       with a well-taken penalty        The final score was Ferryhill
    To Advertise,                 minutes before Ferryhill            success in the league cup        from Andrew Dixon, after         4 Washington 2.
     Call us on                   pulled one back with a lovely       final, which is to be played     Liam Parsons was brought         Ferryhill finished in 4th
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        Bar snacks available all day.                                                                       Dale Care Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer
  Sky Sports, Setanta Sports & At The Races                                0783 578 9023                   All vacancies are subject to an enhanced CRB check

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