Draft minutes of the January Monthly Meeting of Coxhoe Parish Council are now available on this website. It was an important meeting as the Council decided how much it would increase the cost to parishioners of running the Parish Council. Find out more by accessing the minutes.
Coxhoe Parish Council is delighted to welcome our newest Councillor, Nathan Brown, on board.
Nathan has joined our ambitious Parish Council to help deliver our ever increasing workload. Nathan will be representing the Coxhoe ward. Chairman Councillor Stuart Dunn said, ‘We are really pleased that Nathan has come forward to fill the role left by Barbara Hepplewhite. We get through a massive amount of business for a vibrant and demanding community. It is great to have Nathan’s help as we progree into 2020. Barbara has been an excellent councillor for many years and we were sorry to see her leave. We wish her well in the future’.
Check out the contact details of Councillor Nathan Brown.
There are currently two vacancies for councillors to serve the Quarrington Hill ward. One of these is available to be filled by co-option and we await the conclusion of the legal process at the end of this month to see how we might fill that vacancy. You can find out more about the councillor vacancy to be filled by co-option here.
Coxhoe Parish Council offices are now closed for the Christmas and New Year Holiday period.
We will be reopening on 6 January 2020 where the first piece of main business will be the January Monthly Parish Council meeting which will be held in Quarrington Hill Community Centre.
We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy and Prosperous New Year.
The next meeting of the Events, Environment and Finance Committee of Coxhoe Parish Council is due to be held on Monday 9 December 2019.
The meeting will start at 6.oo pm and will be held in Coxhoe Village Hall. Members of the public are invited to attend. The meeting will be considering next year’s budget and how much it will charge residents by way of the precept and prepare recommendations to put to the full council meeting in January.
Draft minutes of committee meetings that have recently take place at the Parish Council can now be downloaded. They are available as follows:
We have written to businesses in the Parish to ask them to take part in our first Christmas Wonderland window competition.
This is open to businesses within the Parish and there is a prize of a quarter page advert in the March issue of Coxhoe Chronicle (artwork to be supplied to the Council). We would ask businesses to return completed forms before 5.00 pm on Monday 18 November. Competition judging takes place on the morning of 30 November by Councillors and young people from the Scouts.
We already have a number of entrants and there is now less than a week to get your entry in.
Please submit your completed form into the Christmas Post Box at Coxhoe Village Hall, Front Street East, Coxhoe; County Durham DH6 4DB, or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
If this is not possible then please contact us on 0191 377 3658 and we may be able to arrange for an elf to collect it from you. Please also contact us if you require another form.
The agenda is available for the Events, Environment and Finance Committee meeting on 11 November where events, finance and issues related to land and the environment will be discussed.
Coxhoe and Quarrington Hill have both been recognised in Durham County Council’s Beautiful Durham Competition.
The Parish Council are pleased to announce that both Villages have received special commendations in this year’s Durham County Council’s Beautiful Durham Garden and Environmental Competition. Coxhoe received a special commendation in the Best Large Village category. Quarrington Hill won a special commendation in the Best Village category. We lost out to Belmont and High Shincliffe who were the winners in the respective categories.
The commendation reflect the work that the Parish Council and others are doing to make our villages looking good. Thank you and well done to all concerned.
The Parish Council is holding a public consultation event on the possible development of the former School House site in Front Street. The event will take place on Thursday, 11 July in Coxhoe Village Hall between 5.00 pm and 7.30 pm.
We would like to say a big thank you for everyone who turned out on the last two Saturdays for our Parish Plan 3 community engagement events.
Despite the bad weather over 30 people attended our event in Coxhoe Village Hall this morning. It generated a good deal of discussion, ideas and participants.We will keep everyone up to date with progress via our website, social media and The Chronicle.
Find out more on our Parish Plan page.