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2021 – A Year of Great Progress

Our Co-ordinator Rupert Friederichsen highlights eight positives from 2021 for the County Durham Green party and looks ahead to making 2022 even better. One: We devoted the first quarter of 2021 to intense campaigning. It was heartening to see so many new as well as the familiar faces in our team. Weekend after weekend, we […]

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Call to members over housing plans

Party members are being asked to get involved in a raft of planning strategies in the county. Durham County Council (DCC) is currently consulting on draft masterplans for Newton Aycliffe, Peterlee, Stanley, and the ‘3 Towns’ of Crook, Willington and Tow Law as part of its Towns and Villages programme. Together with a new regeneration […]

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Skate Park Ramps Resurfaced

It took a while, but they are good to skate on The large skateboard ramp at Meadowfield Sports Centre was vandalised back in 2020 and Covid caused major delays to necessary repair work. Priscilla Elmer and the green team have made sure the need for this repair was not forgotten. We’re delighted to say that […]

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Huge turnout to Big Summer Clean

70 residents fill almost 100 bags of litter Jonathan and Priscilla Elmer organised 7 litter picks in late Summer sited all across the Brandon division. Around 110 bin bags were filled with litter and we also organised removal of numerous fly tipped objects. Unfortunately the levels of litter soon picks up again so its wonderful […]

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