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 all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts and other documents relating to those records or documents.
These documents for Stanley Town Council are to be made available on reasonable notice by application between the hours of 9.30am and 4.00pm on Mondays to Fridays (excluding public holidays) commencing on Wednesday 12 June 2019 and ending on Tuesday 23 July 2019.
If you wish to view them then please contact Stanley Town Council’s representative:
Mr A Shaw, Town Clerk
Front St, Stanley
Co Durham, DL9 0NA
Tel: (01207) 299109
Local Electors and their representatives have rights to question the auditor about the accounts and object to the accounts or any item in them. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the Town Council. The auditor can be contacted at the address below for this purpose during the inspection period which commences on 12 June 2019 and ends on 23 July 2019
The Council’s annual return is subject to review by the appointed auditor under the provisions of the local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 and the NAO’s Code of Audit Practice.
The appointed auditor of Stanley Town Council is: Mazars, Salvus house, Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5TS Tel: (0191) 383 6348
This announcement is made by Alan Shaw, Town Clerk 10th June 2019
Copy of Annual return is linked below:
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 theatre sound. It’s the full cinema experience back here in Stanley.
We will also be showing Lego Movie: The Second Part on Tuesday 28th May at 1pm and Mary Poppins Returns on Thursday 30th May also at 1pm. A perfect inexpensive family activity for the Half Term holiday.
Entry only £3
pop and sweets will be available in the Hall but you’re welcome to bring your own.
Stanley Town Council is committed to providing affordable entertainment for families
The Annual Meeting of Council will be held next Tuesday, 28th May 2019, at 6.30 pm in the Civic Hall.
The Annual Meeting will see a new Town Mayor elected and will perform important functions in reviewing the Council’s governance documents, determining Committee membership and approving the Council’s annual accounts.
Prior to the AGM, at 6pm there will be a meeting of the Planning Committee to enable the Council to take a view on a proposed development of 260 dwellings between Beamish Rise and No Place.
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 the Stanley Town Council area who wish to contribute to the area by participating in the funding panel.
The panel will meet locally 3 or 4 times a year to assess applications to the fund, to assess them against relevant criteria and prioritise and agree which projects are funded. Panel members will also participate in monitoring outcomes of the funded projects.
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. A total of £120,000 in funding will be awarded in 2019/20.
Applications will be assessed in a rolling 3 month application window, with the first awards due to be made in June 2019.
The fund is open for applications NOW. For more information and to apply, please visit the County Durham Community Foundation’s webpage HERE
The Town Council’s own Strategic Fund is also open for applications for small grants of between £250 – £2000. Find out how to apply on our grants page
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 area. For full details and to get an application form, check our Grants page.
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 diverse mix of activities to the events – the full programmes will be announced closer to the day. For now, just get the dates in your diary!
The Town Council are announcing the return of the ‘Blooming Good Fun’ competition for 2019, this time to support our application for an award in the Northumbria in Bloom competition.
We are hoping to encourage gardeners from right across our Parish to make a special effort to brighten up their surroundings – and everybody else’s by bringing colour and floral displays to Stanley.
Entry is FREE and there are CASH PRIZES to be one. There are awards for the best garden, tubs, window boxes, back yard, open space or communal space and businees so it’s open to everybody.
To get an entry form, see our Blooming Good Fun page
STANLEY TOWN COUNCIL