Parishioners may be aware of the recent petition undertaken by the Parish Council with the intention of reducing the number of Councillors and changing the official name of Council to include Leamside. Durham County Council has responded with the relevant Terms of Reference and timetable which are downloadable here. Item 13 – 21 06 18 – DCC ToR – Community Governance Review of West Rainton (May 2018) This document includes details of how to contact Durham County Council regarding this matter.
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All residents of the village were given the opportunity to contribute to our Parish Plan. The outcome of this consultation has now been finalised.
A summary of the plan can be viewed here: West Rainton Parish Plan Summary June 2017
A copy of the Action Plan, which will be implemented by various groups in the village, can be viewed here: Action Plan June 2017
An electronic copy of the full plan can be obtained from the Parish Clerk. If a printed copy is required there will be a small charge to cover printing costs.
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If you live more than 10 minutes walk from a bus stop this service may be for you. Please see the attached document from County Councillor Bill Kellett.
Please view or download a copy of the decision notice in relation to this matter and a copy of Cllr Gilbank’s public apology below:
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Members of the public are always welcome to attend Parish Council meetings normally held on the third Thursday of the month (except during August).