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

St Giles Church Christmas Fair 3 Dec

by Group Office on 25 November, 2022

Work begins to clear debris from Durham’s main weir

by Group Office on 31 October, 2022

Work is underway to remove debris from the main weir in Durham City. Having received a licence from Natural England to carry out the works, Durham County Council has begun clearing Framwellgate Weir of trees and shrubs. Natural England’s approval was required to ensure the protection of the natural habitat of an otter using the […]

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Old Elvet/New Elvet

by Group Office on 23 October, 2022

Temporary traffic lights will be in position from the morning of Tuesday 25th October until the end of Friday 28th October. The permanent traffic lights will be switched off and a pedestrian crossing will be maintained for the duration of the works. The works are necessary to address a failed traffic signals duct that is […]

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South Street leaf-sweep 23 Oct

by Group Office on 22 October, 2022

A team of volunteers will be sweeping up leaves on South Street tomorrow morning (23 October). If you can spare half an hour please come along between 10am and 12. Bin bags are provided and hot chocolate & teacakes is the reward! DCC will collect the bags on Monday morning.

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City In Bloom Winner!

by Group Office on 6 October, 2022

Durham City, supported by Durham County Council, won gold in the Small City category at this year’s prestigious Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Northumbria in Bloom competition. Judges visited Durham in the summer and were particularly impressed by the floral displays on its busy roundabouts. The city has been a long-standing supporter of the In Bloom […]

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The death of Queen Elizabeth II

by Group Office on 9 September, 2022

Durham’s city centre councillors offer our heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family on the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen gave a lifetime of great service to the UK and the Commonwealth and exemplified commitment and a deep sense of duty. We give thanks for the life of a remarkable Queen.

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Applications open for 2023/24 school year

by Group Office on 31 August, 2022

Parents whose children are due to start primary or secondary school next year can start applying for a place from next week. Durham County Council will be accepting applications for the 2023/24 school year from Monday 5 September 2022. If a child was born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019, their parents need […]

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Don’t lose your right to vote

by Group Office on 22 July, 2022

Households in County Durham are being asked to check their voter information. Households in the county will soon receive a form asking them to check the information which is currently held for them on the electoral register. The canvass ensures that Durham County Council can keep the electoral register up to date. It also helps […]

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Dragon Park done up

by Group Office on 21 July, 2022

Durham County Council’s Find and Fix team has spruced up Dragon Park in Durham by carrying out landscaping work and installing picnic benches and new sculptures designed by a local artist. The project involved the council, Gilesgate Residents’ Association and Laurel Avenue Community Primary School working together to enhance the area. It was funded through […]

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A historian is to give a free online talk on his quest to find the final resting place of his great-grandfather who was killed while fighting in the First World War. As part of Durham County Record Office’s successful Third Thursday programme of local history talks, a session by guest speaker David Yeoman will take […]

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