Entries by Alan Shaw

Council Papers 27th June 2017

Link to the Agenda and Papers for this week’s meeting. Agenda 27th June 2017 June 2017 Background Papers The meeting is at the Civic Hall, 6.30 pm. All Town Council meetings are open to the public

Papers for this week’s Council meetings

There will be two Committee meetings this week: Projects & Initiatives, 6.30 pm, Tuesday 13th June 2017 Projects and Initiatives Agenda 13.06.17 Projects Supporting Papers June 17 Finance & Governance, 6.00 pm, Wednesday 14th June 2017 Finance and Governance Agenda 14.06.17 Finance Supporting Papers June 17 All Stanley Town Council Meetings are open to the […]

2017 Town Council Election Results

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 […]

Full Council Papers Uploaded 18th April 2017

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 […]

Candidates for Local Elections

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, […]

Local Elections 4th May 2017

Elections for all 20 seats of Stanley Town Council and the whole of Durham County Council will be held on 4th May 2017. 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 The newly elected Town […]

Full Council Papers 21st March 2017

The Council papers for next Tuesday’s meeting have been uploaded.  On the agenda for discussion: Fireworks, Environmental Services, Committee Structure and more to be discussed. Agenda 21 March 2017 Supporting Papers March 2017

Annual Town Meeting 14th March 2017

The Town meeting is the meeting for all the electors of the parish to be given feedback about the Town Council’s activities over the preceding year and to raise any questions about public services in the Town (whether or not they are provided by the Town Council).  Guest speakers from PACT House, Durham Money Advice […]