Councillors Richard Ormerod, David Freeman, Carole Lattin, Rob Hanson & Helen Weston

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

Bus station delay

by Group Office on 8 October, 2021

The development of the new station has been progressing well but due to unforeseen circumstances the county council has had to temporarily stop work, with this currently programmed to restart after the Christmas holidays. The delay in the programme is likely to mean the bus station opening to passengers in Spring 2023. The main reason […]

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Work begins to clear Durham City’s river and paths

by Group Office on 27 September, 2021

Many thanks to all the residents who have contacted us about the state of the riverbanks in Durham City. We are pleased to be able to inform you that areas along Durham City’s riverbanks will be cleared of debris as works begin this week to improve the area for visitors. The council will be working […]

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Major incident at Milburngate

by Group Office on 15 September, 2021

The fire service is currently dealing with an ongoing incident at the Milburngate development in Durham City. As a result, Milburngate Bridge is currently closed and members of the public are being asked to avoid the area. Please take this into consideration if you are working at County Hall or elsewhere in the city today. […]

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Macmillan Coffee Morning 24 Sep

by Group Office on 3 September, 2021

Alington House staff and volunteers are hosting a MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING FRIDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 2021 10AM TO 2PM All proceeds to Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee/cakes/pastries/sandwiches and a raffle. Please come along and support this excellent cause in the newly refurbished cafe space.

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Former DLI Museum

by Group Office on 12 August, 2021

The council’s Scrutiny Management Board met last week with stakeholders to discuss the future of the former DLI Museum and the DLI collection. Responses from the meeting will feed into the review of the building being undertaken by the new council.The DLI Museum was closed many years ago by the Labour Council on what they […]

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Durham bidding for UK City of Culture 2025.

by Group Office on 21 July, 2021

Your local councillors are totally behind this excellent idea. Please watch this excellent video for more details.

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Gilesgate Bank repairs soon

by Group Office on 19 July, 2021

Great news, the white fencing on Gilesgate Bank is to be repaired and repainted next month. We are pushing for the flower beds to be replanted as soon as possible.

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St Margaret’s Allotments Open Day 11 July

by Group Office on 17 June, 2021

Gilesgate roundabout planting

by Group Office on 10 June, 2021

Funds available…but hurry!

by Group Office on 25 May, 2021

The City of Durham Parish Council’s grant funding window is still open.If you know of any local community or voluntary organisations within our parish or who do work in our parish and who you feel could benefit from a grant, please pass on the following link to them:Applications now open for Parish Council grant funding […]

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