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

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Archive for the ‘News’ Category

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

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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Vaccine for those aged 32 or over

by Group Office on 25 May, 2021

If you’re aged 32 or over, or if you turn 32 before 1 July 2021, you can now book your COVID-19 vaccine. Find out more:

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New Elvet Bridge to reopen in October

by Group Office on 24 May, 2021

New Elvet Bridge is now due to reopen in late October. Possibly in the second week of October if things go really well. Your councillors have pushed for the council to get the work done as soon as possible ever since the need to close the bridge was announced. We hope that Durham City can […]

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Town Hall to reopen

by Group Office on 14 May, 2021

Next week Durham Town Hall will open every Wednesday to Saturday from 10am to 3pm following an ongoing structural repair and restoration programme. However, as a result of these essential works, some areas of the Town Hall will be inaccessible before opening later in the year. The Town Hall has attracted almost 16,000 visitors since […]

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Richard and David re-elected

by Group Office on 9 May, 2021

It’s been a long few days but we’re delighted to report that David Freeman and Richard Ormerod have been re-elected as County Councillors for Elvet & Gilesgate. We’re so pleased and humbled that the people of Durham city centre have put their trust in us again. For those who like numbers, the result was: David […]

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Old Durham Gardens Open Again

by Group Office on 3 May, 2021

Good news – Old Durham Gardens has reopened. Here is their latest newsletter. They are looking for volunteers. More information here:

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