George and Joyce Colledge

George and Joyce celebrate their Diamond day

Chilton couple, George, and Joyce College have been flooded with cards and gifts to mark the occasion of their Diamond Wedding Anniversary...
Derek and Olive Reay

A Diamond day for Derek and Olive

Chilton couple, Derek and Olive Reay are celebrating their Diamond Wedding Anniversary today (4th March) with cards and gifts including a bouquet...
Paul Howell MP

Local MP provides update

Sedgefield MP, Paul Howell, has written to the Chapter to provide readers with the latest update of his activities on behalf of...
YHA free kids Activity Pack

YHA offers half-term help with free kids’ Activity Pack

If you are wondering what to do with the kids this half term, the youth hostelling charity YHA (England & Wales) has...
Teeside University is offering free digital courses.

Boost your skills with free digital courses from Teesside University

Free digital courses being offered by Teesside University could help people in the region bridge a digital skills gap whilst also supporting...
Pubs and clubs can apply for financial support grants.

Festive financial support for County Durham pubs

Hundreds of pubs across County Durham which have been affected by local and national coronavirus restrictions are being encouraged to apply for...
Kelsie King fundraising stall

Kelsie helps others ring the bells for Christmas

Young Kelsie King from Bishop Auckland has been raising money to help spread Christmas cheer among families across South West Durham.
Paul Hartley, left, as Chester the Jester and Neil Armstrong as Rupert Van Rottenchops in the Gala Durham production of Snow White in 2018.

Enjoy the magic of panto at home

A festive story filmed in four thrilling instalments is set to deliver pantomime magic to County Durham and beyond next week (oh...
Elena, a ten-year-old female lurcher is one of hundreds of stray dogs helped every year by Stray Aid.

Pandemic restricts funding sources for local animal rescue charity

A Coxhoe-based animal rescue and welfare charity is encouraging animal lovers to help see it through the Covid-19 pandemic by donating electronically...
Bishops Pipers sound Reveille during the Chilton Remembrance service.

Chilton remembers the fallen

Despite the Covid restrictions, on Sunday 8th November, Chilton remembered their fallen in a scaled-down but very poignant manner that reverently marked Remembrance Sunday...
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Greenfield Sunnydale campus

Greenfield Head set to lobby Shildon MP for closure of Sunnydale...

Greenfield Community College Executive Headteacher, David Priestley, has told staff that “it is no longer viable for us to work across two...