Entries by Helen Richardson

Covid-19 precautions at Council meetings

On the 24th May 2021 and the 26th May 2021 the Council will meet face to face for the first times since February 2020, following the emergence of the Covid-19 Pandemic. The Town Council is required to return to face to face meetings following the lapse of the Coronavirus Act, which allowed Councils to meet […]

Statement from the Town Mayor

Stanley Town Council are deeply saddened to hear of the death of HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh and would like to extend our deepest condolences to HRH Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family. HRH Prince Philip has served as the longest Consort in history by the side of HRH The Queen since she […]

6 May 2021 – Elections

Elections for all 20 seats of Stanley Town Council and the whole of Durham County Council will be held on 6th May 2021. 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 Make sure you’re registered […]

Focusing on the feelgood factor with flowers, flags, and events

Stanley Town Council has its focus firmly on the feelgood factor, having signed-off a budget aimed at adding colour, lifting spirits, and enhancing the environment. The cautiously optimistic budget was created with flexibility to allow for unforeseen changes to COVID19 guidance, but it is geared towards providing the area with something to look forward to. […]

Happy 100th birthday Vera Soulsby

Happy 100th birthday Vera Soulsby Huge congratulations to Vera Soulsby, resident of South Moor, Stanley who today (18th February 2021) celebrates her 100th birthday. Vera, who has was born in Maple Street, worked in the Colliery canteen in her younger years, before moving to the Disco Superstore in Annfield Plain, an allusion to its true […]

Stanley Civic Hall Diamond Anniversary

THE DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY Stanley Civic Hall has been at the heart of the town and community since her opening on 7th January 1961, accommodating many shows through the Alun Armstrong Theatre, cinema films, weddings, and celebrations, not to mention training courses, a base for community groups and conferences. The year 2020 will be always known […]