Entries by John Seymour

Stanley AAP Forum Event and Small Grants Fund 2015/16 Launch

Stanley AAP is providing the opportunity for local groups and organisations to apply for a small grant to help them deliver projects and activities in the Stanley area. Funding of £30,000 has been made available by Stanley AAP and we would like to invite local organisations to consider submitting an application.  You can apply for […]

FREE Lumiere Transport & Tickets

Free Transport to Lumiere Thursday 12th November 6.15pm Stanley AAP have 50 spare seats / tickets on a Coach leaving from Stanley Civic Hall Thursday at 6.15pm and returning around 9.00pm. If anyone is interested in securing a place on the coach please contact Stanley AAP 03000 265 325.

Remembrance Events this Weekend

Details of the Remembrance Events being held this Sunday around Stanley: Annfield Plain 1.45 Tesco Car Park march to St Teresa’s church 2pm Service at St Teresa’s. 2.30pm March from Church to Memorial in Park 2.45 approx Wreath laying in Park at Memorial Kyo Laws Methodist Church 10.30 ServiceShield Row Lane, Stanley. Co. Durham DH9 […]

Bonfire Incidents down

Bonfire night statistics collected by County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service show a decrease in the number of incidents attended by the Service compared to last year. The CDDFRS control centre and operational crews coped well throughout bonfire night taking 128 calls (up 7 per cent on 2014) and attending 67 incidents (down […]

Twizell Burn Project

Members of Stanley Town Council voted to support a project initiated by the Wear Rivers Trust, Nothumbrian Water and Durham County Council to improve the area around the Twizell Burn watercourse in Stanley.  The Twizell starts it’s course around the Morrison Busty and has suffered from poor water quality, drainage and poor amenity along it’s […]

Blooming Good Fun Awards

2022 saw another fantastic running of Stanley Town Council’s “Blooming Good Fun” initiative, a competition for residents to create the most spectacular gardens, yards and planters in the Stanley area. Participation increased from the first competition and second. Twenty passionate green fingered members/groups of the Stanley Community submitted their gardens, yards and open spaces into […]

County Council offering Winter Car Safety Checks

Keeping safe on the roads this winter Motorists are reminded to be safe on the roads this winter by making sure their vehicles are fully prepared. Durham County Council provides MOT testing and winter vehicle health checks at its servicing centres for members of the public and businesses. Health checks involve looking at tyres, the […]

Request for Volunteers – Cinnamon Trust

The Cinnamon Trust is the national charity whose wonderful volunteers help people over retirement age and those in the latter stages of a terminal illness, by offering all kinds of pet care. We urgently need dog walking volunteers in Annfield Plain, Stanley for a local residents.  If anyone would like to volunteer we would be […]

Council to support new Community Hub proposal

At Tuesday’s Council meeting, Stanley Town Councillors voted unanimously to support a new social project aimed to address social, training, health and wellbeing needs for a range of residents. The project, provisionally named ‘PACT House’, will be a collaboration between Stanley Police, the Town Council and other key partners and will be a ‘one stop […]