Entries by Alan Shaw

STC Seeking Horticulture Apprentice

Stanley Town Council has partnered with East Durham College (Houghall campus) to create an apprenticeship within its Environmental Caretaker team, which will support the successful candidate to achieve a level 2 NVQ in Parks, Gardens and Green Spaces. For more information about the apprenticeship and to submit an application, please CLICK HERE (opens an external […]

Kids go for a quid at the Civic Hall

Kids go for a quid at the Civic Hall Cinema this Summer! STC is pleased to announce that for the remainder of the Summer Holidays, Under 16s can enjoy films on the big screen at the Civic Hall for just £1 on all the remaining Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning screenings. Adults still only £3. […]

Celebrating Tanfield’s Railway Heritage

Stanley Town Council, working in conjunction with the Tanfield Railway and Midland Railway Society recently unveiled a heritage plaque in celebration of local man, the son of a pitman from Clough Dene who went on to become a pioneer in the development of the Victorian railway, the first Locomotive Superintendent of the Midland Railway,  founder […]

PERIOD FOR THE EXERCISE OF PUBLIC RIGHTS ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2019

Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)   Stanley Town Council’s Annual Return needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by Public Sector Audit Appointments Ltd. Any person interested has the right to inspect the accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates and […]

Half Term Family Cinema dates at the Civic Hall

We’ve often heard people reminisce about Saturday morning cinema at the Civic Hall. This coming half term, there will be no need to reminisce any more as we will be screening “Into the Spiderverse” at 10 am on Saturday 1st June 2019 on our brand new High Definition full size cinema screen – with proper […]

STANLEY FUNDING PANEL – Expressions of Interest

The Town Council has recently announced that the new Stanley Community Fund is now open for applications. The County Durham Community Fund which is administering the fund will oversee an independent funding panel comprised of local people to review applications for funding and make the grant awards. Applications are now sought from local residents of […]

Stanley Community Fund Open for applications

The Town Council took the decision to use its grant funding budget to establish a community fund in partnership with other local funders 1n 2019. The partners include the Stanley Area Action Partnership, Police & Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg and local MP Kevan Jones.  Applications for funding from the Stanley Community Fund can be between £2,000 and £10,000. […]

Stanley Strategic Fund open for Applications!

The Town Council’s new strategic grants fund has been established to provide small cash grants to local community groups, sports clubs and organisations to help them cover their running costs or deliver specific projects. The first application window will open on the 1st April and is open to all relevant groups in the Stanley parish […]

Play in the Park Dates Summer 2019

We are pleased to announce the dates and locations for this year’s summer Play in the Park Events, which can be found on our Play in the Park page HERE Now in our fourth year, the popular free events have become a firm family favourite in Stanley. This year we are bringing an even more […]