Entries by Alan Shaw

Job Vacancy – Deputy Town Clerk

Vacancy: Deputy Town Clerk Stanley Town Council County Durham Salary: Grade 11 (SCP 36-40); £32,233-£36,153, depending on experience and qualifications plus Local Government Pension Scheme Membership Stanley Town Council serves the former mining town of Stanley and the surrounding villages. With a total population of over 30,000 people in over a dozen settlements, the Council […]

Introducing Cllr Gordon Binney

Gordon was elected last Thursday as the new town councillor for the Havannah ward. Gordon told the Town Clerk that he’s really looking forward to the challenge and brings with him The experience of a career in business and a real desire to work with his Colleagues to help The community in his Shield Row […]

Committee Agenda 12th September uploaded

The agenda and papers for next week’s meeting of the Finance & General Purposes Committee are linked below. The meeting will be held at 6.30pm on Wednesday 12th September at the Civic Hall. All meetings are open to the public. If members of the public wish to ask the members a questionn please use the […]

NOTICE OF ELECTION – Havannah Ward

Election of a Town Councillor for HAVANNAH WARD OF STANLEY PARISH An Election is to be held of One Town Councillor for Havannah Ward of Stanley Parish. Forms of nomination for the Parish Election may be obtained from the Clerk to the Parish Council or the Returning Officer, Room 1/104-115, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL, […]

Louisa Morrison Pit disaster Memorial moved…

IT WAS almost midnight on August 22, 1947, when tragedy struck a North Durham town, costing the lives of 22 men and shaking a community to its core. The two dozen miners were underground in the “fourth north district”, between the Louisa Pit and the Morrison North Pit, in the area of Kyo bogs when a huge explosion of firedamp, most likely a pocket of methane gas, ripped through the pit […]

PLAY IN THE PARK 2018

Stanley Town Council is delighted to announce the dates for this year’s Summer Play in the Park Events. As always, all the rides and activities will be FREE so get the dates in your diary now. The dates are: Wed 1 Aug – View Lane Park Sat 4 Aug – Oakies Park Wed 8 Aug […]

Introducing our new Events Management Partner

Stanley Town Council has joined forces with local company Alan Hillary Events to deliver its events programme over the next 3 years. The Council took the decision to seek a professional events management partner to improve the quality of events delivered for residents and to enable the Town Council’s own staff to focus on delivering […]

Dynamic duo all set for the Stanley beat…

A PAIR of crimefighters are clamping down on community anti-social behaviour in a North Durham town. Two new neighbourhood wardens have been recruited to prowl the Stanley beat, working alongside their communities to improve the environment and help tackle minor disorder and vandalism. The new full-time patrolmen are funded by Stanley Town Council, which is […]