Entries by Alan Shaw

Greenland School Application withdrawn

The Town Council has just been informed that the Planning Application to turn the old Greenland School into a care home which the Council lodged an official objection against has been withdrawn by the applicant. Stanley Town Mayor Cllr Carole Hampson said “I would like to thank everyone who attended the public meeting and for […]

Full Council Agenda 26th November 2019 Uploaded

The Agenda and supporting papers for next week’s Full Council meeting have been added to our documents page and are available to view/ download. On the Agenda for next week: Stanley Master Plan St George’s Church Closure War Memorials Council Budget Please note this meeting will be held at the Masonic Hall, Scott Street, Stanley […]

Council Receives Bronze Award for supporting ex-Armed Forces Personnel

Following Stanley Town Council’s decision to sign the Armed Forces Covenant in the summer, Stanley Town Council were last week recognised by the MOD Employer Recognitions scheme and awarded a bronze award. The bronze award recognises the Town Council’s commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant by agreeing to ensure our recruitment processes treat ex-armed forces […]

Blooming Good Fun Awards 2019

Last night (21st October) Stanley Town Council hosted the 2019 Blooming Good Fun awards, a gala evening to award prizes for the most beautiful gardens, yards and business in the Stanley area and to thank the people and organisations from around the Stanley area who contributed to the Town Council’s first entry of the town […]

Fuill Council 22nd October 2019 Papers Uploaded

The Agenda and Background papers for next week’s meeting of Stanley Town Council are linked below. The meeting will take place at the Civic Hall, 6.30 pm on Tuesday 22nd October. A representative of the Stars Youth Project which is partially funded by the Town Council will be present to report on the activity of […]

REMEMBRANCE EVENTS IN STANLEY NOVEMBER 2019

Details of the Remembrance Events being held on Sunday 10th November around the Stanley area are listed below.  The Council is pleased to announce that following the positive reaction from the community last year, the remembrance beacon in Front Street will be lit again at 7pm on Sunday evening.  Sunday 10th November Annfield Plain 11am […]

HEDLEY HOUSE OPENS THE DOORS FOR VULNERABLE YOUNG PEOPLE IN DURHAM

Yesterday Hedley House, a new supported accommodation project for young people at risk of homelessness in County Durham, celebrated its official opening (Wednesday 9 October). The project, based in Park Road, South Moor Stanley, is provided by a partnership of Changing Lives, Durham County Council Housing Solutions and Children and Young People’s Services. It provides […]

Northumbria in Bloom 2019

This year has seen Stanley Town Council’s first entry in the Northumbria in Bloom competition in the large town category. As we shared earlier, some of the groups and organisations we worked with this year received their own recognition in Northumbria in Bloom as well as being a part of the town’s overall submission. St […]