The full results of last Thursday’s local elections showing all the votes cast for each candidate are attached below. Three Councillors were elected unopposed in the Tanfield ward, all the other 17 seats were contested. The final balance of the Council for the next term is Labour 14 Councillors, Derwentside Independents 6 Councillors. Contested seats […]
The Annual General Meeting, the first meeting of the newly elected Town Council, will be held next Tuesday, 16th May 2017 at 6.30pm in the Civic Hall. The most important item of business will be for the Council to elect a new Chairman for the Civic year, followed by the membership of Committees and review of […]
The final Full Council meeting of the current Council will be held next Tuesday at 6.30 pm at the Civic Hall. Business for discussion includes: Events, Heritage Funding, Civic Hall theatre improvements, Relocation of the Louisa Morrison Memorial from St Aidan’s Church, Council Offices update, New Member Training after the election. The public are welcome […]
The list of nominated Candidates standing in the forthcoming elections for the Town and County Councils has been published. You will find links below to the full list of candidates and those who nominated them for all the Stanley area wards and County Divisions. If you have not received a polling card for the elections, […]
Next week’s Committee meeting will be considering applications for funding for heritage projects, Community Engagement Strategy and Civic Hall refurbishment. Agenda 04.04.17 Comms Papers April 2017
Full Council 21/3/17
March Ordinary Council meeting. Items discussed: Fireworks, Environmental Services, Risk Management, Committee Structure. Full Video of the meeting below NB the sound quality of the video is poor.
Annual Town Meeting 14/3/17
The 2017 parish meeting saw speakers from Durham Money Advice, PACT House and North Road Gym talk about the how the funding they have received from the Town Council has benefitted the area, plus feedback from Councillors about other activities and initiatives the Council has undertaken over the year. Full Video of the meeting below
We are the Local Council for Annfield Plain, Bloemfontein, Catchgate, Clough Dene, Craghead, Greencroft, Harelaw, Kip Hill, The Middles, New Kyo, No Place, Oxhill, Quaking Houses, Shield Row, South Moor, Stanley, Tanfield, Tanfield Lea, Tantobie, West Kyo and White-le-Head. With a population of more than 31,000, the Town Council represents one of the largest local council areas in County Durham.
The Council was set up in 2007 to give Stanley people a stronger voice and influence over matters affecting the area. In the current climate where we have a unitary County Council covering a huge area under significant financial pressure from ongoing budget reductions, the need for local representation is greater than ever.
The Council is committed to improving our area, improving the quality of life in all our communities and developing a sense of pride. The Council has the power to raise funds through Council Tax and invest in almost anything that will improve amenities for our residents.
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