THE outgoing Mayor of Ferryhill has presented cheques to representatives of his two good causes for the year.

The mayor, Councillor Ken Campbell, raised just over £2,700 from various fundraising events during his year in office.

He presented cheques for £1,372 to Naomi Ryan of the Ferryhill e.caf, and Susie Watson from Bishop Auckland General Hospital children's ward.

The new mayor, Councillor Doreen Greenwell, will be raising money for Rosebank Special School, in Ferryhill, and Macmillan Nurses.