Councillors Richard Ormerod, David Freeman, Judith Atkinson & Mandy Ross

Liberal Democrat Councillors for Elvet, Crossgate, Highgate, Sidegate, St Nicholas and Gilesgate Bank Learn more

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Tree planting success

by Group Office on 14 February, 2020

Amazing turnout at Sands tree planting today. People of all ages joined forces to plant over 100 new trees. Many thanks to all who volunteered and the organisers.

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Action on broken Archimedes Screw

by Group Office on 4 February, 2020

For many months the Archimedes Screw, next to the Passport Office on Freemans Reach, has not been working. Many residents have asked us about this. We are pleased that the works for its repair have been placed by Durham County Council with we hope a completion in mid-March.

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Remembering Cllr Judith Atkinson

by Group Office on 3 February, 2020

Local Liberal Democrats, along with a great many Durham residents, were shocked and saddened to hear of the death of our colleague Judith Atkinson, who served our area on the City of Durham Parish Council. Judith cared passionately about the environment, both locally and globally, and wanted both a cleaner city and to create a […]

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Lib Dems help get Defibrillators into city centre

by Group Office on 25 January, 2020

We are pleased to have been able to support financially a project with the three Durham Rotary clubs to get life-saving equipment across the city centre.A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart of someone who is in cardiac arrest. We have contributed £500 from the Elvet and […]

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David and Richard both supported the opening of Durham Town Hall to visitors at the end of last year. It has been a success with 11,000 visitors since opening its doors to the public.Durham Town Hall has been inviting people to discover the building’s rich past on Saturdays for just over a year. Thousands of […]

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Sports Centre Upgrade

by Group Office on 23 January, 2020

Ever since Freemans Quay Leisure Centre was opened by the (then) Liberal Democrat-run City Council we have been keeping a watching brief on the services it provides for local residents and have raised issues with the centre management and County Council. After being open over 10 years we have been wanting improvements to make it […]

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Good Neighbours snow scheme

by Group Office on 22 January, 2020

Students and the parish council are teaming up together to help clear paths during snowy weather.The “Good Neighbour” scheme has been launched by the City of Durham Parish Council to help people living in the city get out and about during bad weather.More than 100 students have already signed up to get involved and are […]

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Leisure centre refurbishment

by Group Office on 15 January, 2020

Ever since Freemans Quay Leisure Centre was opened by the (then) Liberal Democrat-run City Council we have been keeping a watching brief on the services it provides for local residents and have raised issues with the centre management and County Council. After being open over 10 years we have been wanting improvements to make it […]

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Good Neighbour scheme launched

by Group Office on 14 January, 2020

Students and the parish council are teaming up together to help clear paths during snowy weather.The “Good Neighbour” scheme has been launched by the City of Durham Parish Council to help people living in the city get out and about during bad weather.More than 100 students have already signed up to get involved and are […]

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Primary School application deadline

by Group Office on 7 January, 2020

Parents in County Durham are being reminded they are running out of time to apply for primary school places for their children. The deadline for applications for the next academic year, which starts in September 2020, is Wednesday 15 January 2020. In order for a child to be eligible to start school in September 2020, […]

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