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New Licence applied for – Trafalgar Street

by Owen Temple on November 19, 2014

The following application has been received/accepted by Durham County Council: Application Type – Application for a New Premises Licence Applicant: –  Urszula Dabek Premises –  5 & 5A Trafalgar Street Consett County Durham DH8 5AP Date of Application –   19th November 2014            Last date for representations – 17th December 2014 Application details – Off licence in a […]

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Unemployment figures continue to improve

by Owen Temple on November 12, 2014

Whilst no-one can be happy whilst significant numbers of people across County Durham continue to be out of work, and locally the situation stands to worsen with the situation at KP Snacks and Hassockfield, there are still encouraging signs from the county council’s published figures that County Durham, along with the rest of Britain (though slightly […]

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Update on the road to Allensford

by Owen Temple on November 11, 2014

The detailed design for repair has progressed and is being reviewed with a view to going out to tender on 14th November. The tender period, evaluation together with award of contract should take four to five weeks.   The county council is therefore provisionally programming to start on site on 25th January 2015.

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Cancer Charity delight

by Owen Temple on November 7, 2014

  Nevilles Cross Friends of Cancer Research received a cheque for £3,333 from Mountsett Crematorium, a gift to further the fight to defeat cancer. Left to right. Greta Hodgson, Owen Temple, Anne Robertson “We hadn’t expected anything as generous as this,” said Greta Hodgson, the group’s treasurer, whilst the chairperson, Anne Robertson spoke of the great […]

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Fit for Heroes

by Owen Temple on November 5, 2014

Consett’s War Memorial has been spruced up ready for this weekend’s parade. I met with staff from Carillion to discuss the preparations they have made for Sunday, but also the continuing works that will be taking place before completion next year. They are doing an excellent job and I am confident that the parade will […]

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#c2ctidyup

by Owen Temple on October 22, 2014

Big thanks to the volunteers who turned up to help with the Sustrans 20th birthday cleanup of the Consett-Sunderland railway path. Across 9.5 miles around Consett and Stanley there were nearly two hundred of us, though more modest numbers tackled the stretch from Villa Real to the Jolly Drovers. We were immediately depleted by an emergency […]

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Coast to Coast Clean up starts in Consett

by Owen Temple on October 20, 2014

For us at least. 10.00- 12.30 Weds Oct 22 @ Villa Real #c2ctidyup Here’s the message from Sustrans and it would be great to see you there. Section of track that local to us – Consett A692 Roundabout to Jolly Drovers Pub. Tasks – Litter picking, cutting back encroaching vegetation, painting,  weeding planters and signage. Meeting […]

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Remember, remember, the Fifth of November

by Owen Temple on October 15, 2014

Event for people with Hearing Loss

by Owen Temple on October 14, 2014

Thursday 16th October  1-3 p.m. in Leadgate Community Centre. Durham Deafened Support, a charity supporting deafened adults (funded by the NHS), is holding an event where they will have information and equipment to support hearing loss.

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Will Aid

by Owen Temple on October 9, 2014

Get a will made for nothing more than a donation to charity! November is Will Aid month, and to get your Will drawn up by a local solicitor in return for a voluntary donation to charity you need to make an appointment now! Don’t forget, during Will Aid month participating solicitors won’t charge you for […]

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