Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

A daily newspaper covering the news, politics, crime, sports, and business of the Newcastle and North East regions of England. Also features profiles of local newsmakers and celebrity news.

Articles from August 21, 2007

150 Years of Top Class Education; Schools Spotlight
Elllingham Church of England First School celebrated 150 years of education this summer - staging as part of the anniversary a Victorian Fayre, one of the main events of the Village Festival which was held over the same weekend. Children wore the...
A Very Happy 125th to the Diocese! This Month We Take a Look Back at the Diocese's 125th Annivesary
MORE than 700 people from the Borders to the banks of the Tyne, from the far corners of England and from overseas, flocked to St Nicholas' Cathedral for the grand climax to the 125th anniversary celebrations of the diocese. Former bishops, cathedral...
BISHOP'S Letter
Byline: Paul Richardson For those who were able to attend, the 125th anniversary service in St Nicholas Cathedral on July 25th was a fitting conclusion to a year of celebration. For me one of the most moving aspects of the service was the participation...
Chippy Staff Are Salt of the Earth; New Takeaway Raises Pounds 300 for Chronicle Charity SunshineFund Enhancing the Lives of Disabled Children
Byline: By GARETH DEIGHAN A FISH and chip shop has adopted the Sunshine Fund as its charity of the year. The Golden Fish and Chip Shop in Wallsend opened recently and manager Soni Sidhu says he could think of no better way to thank everyone who...
Churches Engaging Young People
People of St Cuthbert's, Brunswick, have befriended a number of young people, and now nearly half the congregation is made up of under 16-year-olds. The Sunday school is thriving and many join in the worship due the warm welcome of the congregation....
Golden Couple's Generous Gift; Pair Ask for Charity Cash Instead of Presents sPICTURE: LEANNE HOLCROFT WWW.icNewcastle.Co.Uk/buyaphoto Ref: 01166218
Byline: By DAVID BLACKWOOD THEY met when they were four, and now James and Dorothy Farrier are celebrating 50 years of marriage. The couple, better known as Jim and Dot, from Baret Road, Walkergate, first met in Byker, where they attended Raby...
Golden Moment for Couple
TEENAGE sweethearts Ethel and Les Daglish celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with friends and family. The couple, from High Howdon, North Tyneside, celebrated 50 years together at North Shields Catholic Club and were surrounded by 100 friends...
How to Be Really Alive!
Byline: By Simon White WELL, what a wonderful weekend! The diocesan youth event Staying Alive started on Friday night with fish and chips and 56 young people from all over the diocese came together - from Berwick, Rothbury, Hexham, Alnwick, Whitley...
Nar, Nar, Nar, Narnia!
Byline: CAROLE SNELLING AFTER 18 months of meticulous planning "Narnia 'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe'" finally took to the highways of the Diocese during the 125th anniversary year. More than 100 children from schools and parishes accompanied...
Our New Window Panes Are Clearly Greener; Sponsored by Environment Agency
Byline: By AMY HUNT Environment Reporter CHILDREN helped design a scheme to make their school more green. Pupils from Bill Quay School in Gateshead helped make decisions on plans to replace the windows in their building. And now the premises...
So What Do Readers Do?
'You are the salt of the earth...you are the light of the world...a city on a hill cannot be hidden.... let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in Heaven'. These words all taken from St Matthew's Gospel...
That Was the Year That Was; What a Wonderful Year, and What Great Fun Was Had by All! There Were Picnics and Parties.Singing and Spirituality.Worship, Drama, Exhibitions, and Visits from Some Very Special Guests.This Month Link Offers a Look Back at the 125th Anniversary of the Founding of the Newcastle Diocese. and below, Bishop Martin Gives His Own Impression
It was a year 'topped and tailed' with wonderful gatherings of people - crowds of all ages, united by one thing: the Diocese of Newcastle. The informality of the Alnwick picnic, meant that as many people as possible could join in the fun and celebrations....
The Beauty of Lona; Ruth Appleby, 19, Who Is off to Edinburgh University This Month to Study Theology, Writes about Her Recent Experience on the Island of Lona
I WORKED as a volunteer for the Iona community for 10 weeks in total. There are about 30 volunteers at any one time and most stay for 6 to 12 weeks and have specific jobs at one of the centres. I was working as a general assistant, which meant I was...
The Failures of Multiculturalism; Book Review
Byline: By David Mayhew Bonfires on the Ice - The multicultural harrying of Britain, Jon Gower Davies (The Social Affairs Unit, 2007) JON Davies is one of the most politically incorrect people I know. His cheerfully irreverent and provocative...
The Grand Finale
Byline: ELIZABETH NORRIS The year ended with a splendid dinner at the Assembly rooms, which followed the 125 service at the cathedral, and an exhibition of treasures from around the parishes on display at St Nicholas's...Bishop Martin toasted the...
The Legacy of Josephine Butler. Book Review
Byline: By Peter Robinson Alison Milbank (editor). Beating the Traffic: osephine Butler and Anglican Social Action on Prostitution Today. Easton, Winchester, Hampshire: George Mann Publications. 2007 (188pp) ONE of the things that we share with...
The Truth about Corinth ?
Byline: By Terry Ally IN its heyday, under Roman rule, Corinth was the seat of government for Southern Greece and was a thriving city, as it continues to be today, but with trade in other types of goods and with a different type of economy. It...
We're at Your Service; Workers of 25 Years Rewarded by Store
Byline: By TOM MULLEN SPLASHING the champagne, these supermarket workers are toasting 25 happy years in the job. Forty-three proud colleagues from Sainsbury's are celebrating a whopping quarter of a century at the Washington store. The supermarket...
When the Going Gets Tough, Have a Cup of Tea! Christian Aid
Byline: By Judith Sadler FOR Christian Aid, the need to raise money is relentless: for as long as millions of people are still dying of hunger in a world of plenty, the injustice has to be exposed and the needs of the hungry have to be met. Those...