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

Happy new year

by Group Office on 4 January, 2022

Councillors David Freeman, Richard Ormerod, Carole Lattin, Helen Weston and Rob Hanson wish all residents a happy, peaceful and successful 2022!

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Cleaning the River Wear

by Group Office on 18 November, 2021

Volunteers could use boats to clear litter from River Wear in Durham | The Northern Echo

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Reminder for parents to apply for secondary school places

by Group Office on 25 October, 2021

Parents in County Durham are being reminded that the closing date to apply for secondary school places for their children is fast approaching. The deadline for applications for the next academic year, which starts in September 2022, is Sunday 31 October 2021.In order for a child to be eligible to start secondary school in September […]

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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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