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FSEC Provide Free Packed Lunches over October Half Term

24 September 2020

These challenging times have proved difficult for many people and we want to do our bit this half term to help local families and children. 

so from Monday 26th to Friday 30th October we will be offering a free packed lunch to all children in Ferryhill who need it. To book a free lunch you can either call us on 01740 654123 or email [email protected] and we will arrange for you to collect the lunch or have it delivered if you are unable to attend the centre. The service will be completely confidential so please do get in touch if we can help.

Ferryhill Six Fundraise for FSEC Soccer Stars

22 September 2020

We were delighted earlier this year to be approached by the Ferryhill Six requesting permission to fundraise for our Saturday morning football academy "FSEC Soccer Stars" ran by our coach Peter Bihari. Last week the ladies of the Ferryhill Six presented a cheque for £200 to us for the group. We can not thank them enough for raising these funds for us, especially in these difficult times.

The group are now going on to raise funds for St Cuthberts Hospice and we wish them every success with their efforts!

Upgrading our Conference Room

21 September 2020

Thanks to funding from the County Durham Community Foundation, we have been able to completely revamp our conference room. This includes all new, modern furniture, a large presenting screen with video conferencing capability and full WIFI access. 

A Huge thanks to CDCF for funding the project.

Community Litter Pick with Cllr Peter Atkinson

17 September 2020

This week Liam Fellows, our General Manager and Curtis Bihari, Communications Officer took part in a community litter pick with Cllr Peter Atkinson, Durham County Councillor for Ferryhill and Sharon Towers a local resident. 

The team spent an hour and a half in Dean Bank picking litter from a particular spot which Cllr Atkinson had received numerous complaints about. The Team at FSEC are always willing to lend a hand and work with and in our community to benefit it in anyway possible.

COVID-19 Response

20 March 2020

Following the latest updated guidance from the Government, our building is open on a limited capacity and with temporary opening hours. Visit our COVID-19 Response page to see the measures we have put in place and understand what we are doing to keep you safe.

Supporting our Local Foodbank

19 March 2020

This Afternoon our General Manager Liam and Customer Service Manager Paula donated £180 worth of food to the Ferryhill Foodbank to support their efforts in helping feed vulnerable people and their families. The food was purchased with donations made at our recent quiz night, from staff and with support from our Sainsbury's Local.

Thank you to everyone for their generosity!

Charity Fundraiser for Teenage Cancer Trust

1 March 2020

On the 29th February 2020 our centre hosted the Rhys Wayman Teenage Cancer Trust Charity Ball in partnership with Rhys's Family. The event to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust was in memory of Rhys who sadly lost his battle with cancer in 2012. Over 100 people attended the black tie event to raise funds for the fantastic charity and we are pleased to say that over £3000 was raised. 

Our sincere thanks go to all who attended, RIO and Highlights for the entertainment and CDB Productions for the lighting and effects.