Entries by Nicola James

Statement from the Town Mayor

Stanley Town Council are deeply saddened to hear of the death of HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh and would like to extend our deepest condolences to HRH Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family. HRH Prince Philip has served as the longest Consort in history by the side of HRH The Queen since she […]

6 May 2021 – Elections

Elections for all 20 seats of Stanley Town Council and the whole of Durham County Council will be held on 6th May 2021. Any person who meets the qualifying criteria can stand for election. For more information about what the criteria are and how to stand, check the Electoral Comission’s website Make sure you’re registered […]

Happy 100th birthday Vera Soulsby

Happy 100th birthday Vera Soulsby Huge congratulations to Vera Soulsby, resident of South Moor, Stanley who today (18th February 2021) celebrates her 100th birthday. Vera, who has was born in Maple Street, worked in the Colliery canteen in her younger years, before moving to the Disco Superstore in Annfield Plain, an allusion to its true […]

Stanley Civic Hall Diamond Anniversary

THE DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY Stanley Civic Hall has been at the heart of the town and community since her opening on 7th January 1961, accommodating many shows through the Alun Armstrong Theatre, cinema films, weddings, and celebrations, not to mention training courses, a base for community groups and conferences. The year 2020 will be always known […]

Conclusion of Audit 2019/20

In accordance with the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, the Council is required to publish a n notice informing electors that the final audited accounts for the year 2019/20 have been published and how they can be inspected if required by the public. The Notice of Conclusion of Audit can be accessed HERE The Annual Governance […]

FREE Lumiere Transport & Tickets

Free Transport to Lumiere Thursday 12th November 6.15pm Stanley AAP have 50 spare seats / tickets on a Coach leaving from Stanley Civic Hall Thursday at 6.15pm and returning around 9.00pm. If anyone is interested in securing a place on the coach please contact Stanley AAP 03000 265 325.

Tanfield Wins Gold

Tanfield Village wins GOLD in the Northumbria in Bloom, Britain in Bloom Regional Competition 2015. Check out the Tanfield in Bloom website here for more information.