The draft minutes of the Annual Meeting of Coxhoe Parish Council on 19 May 2021 are now available online. Please click on the link below to view and download.
The Parish Council has received notice from Durham County Council that a poll for the election of Parish Councillors for Quarrington Hill Ward of Coxhoe Parish will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021, between the hours of 7:00 am and 10:00 pm. Three Parish Councillors are to be elected.
The notice of election, the names, home addresses and descriptions of the Candidates remaining validly nominated for election and the names of all persons signing the Candidates nomination paper, and the situation of polling stations and description of persons entitled to vote thereat, are on the Statement of Persons Nominated, Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations notice provided by Durham County Council.
The Parish Council are to hold a ‘virtual’ Extraordinary Meeting on Monday 22 March 2021 at 6.30pm.
The Press and Public are very welcome to ‘attend’ this meeting. However, due to the current Government measures for Covid-19 the Parish Council will meet virtually using ‘Zoom’ as this meeting cannot be held in public.
If members of the press or public wish to attend to make a statement or raise a question, the meeting can be accessed through the link in the agenda.
You can access a copy of the agenda from the following link:
The Parish Council, Coxhoe Village Hall and our Coxhoe Cares volunteers have joined forces to introduce a Community Pantry to operate from the Village Hall.
With funding from the East Durham Area Action Partnership and County Councillors Stuart Dunn and Maura McKeon the Community Pantry will be offering food for those in need donated by FareShare and the Co-op.
The Community Pantry will run alongside the food bank operated by the Durham Christian Partnership which opened its doors on 1 March 2021.
Find out more about the Coxhoe and Area Community Pantry here
Date of announcement: 13 June 2020
Each year the Council’s Annual Return, which we published yesterday, is audited by an auditor appointed by Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited. Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounts to be audited and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating to them. For the year ended 31 March 2020 these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to:
C Llewelyn, Parish Clerk Coxhoe Village Hall, Front Street East, Coxhoe, Durham, DH6 4LF 0191 3773658 or 07988 283287 or by email at email@example.com
commencing on 15 June 2020
and ending on 24 July 2020.
Local Government Electors and their representatives also have:
- the opportunity to question the auditor about the accounts; and
- the right to make objections to the accounts or any item in them.
Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the Council. The auditor can be contacted at the address below for this purpose during the inspection period identified above. The audit is being conducted under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 and the National Audit Office’ Code of Audit Practice. Your audit is being carried out by:
Mazars LLP, Salvus Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5TS
This announcement is made by Claire Llewelyn, Parish Clerk
The Parish Council is having to restrict its activities due to the impact of the coronavirus.
Restrictions have been introduced for the moment:
- Council meetings will go ahead with precautions in place
- Committee meetings may be cancelled
- Youth Clubs are closed
- Volunteer litter picks are cancelled
- Parish planning events are postponed, and
- The Council will not open to the public on Mondays and Wednesdays.
The Council is working with Coxhoe Village Hall to support our communities.
You can contact the Parish Council Officers Claire and Angela on:
07988 283287 or 0191 3773658
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.
There has a vacancy arisen for a Parish Council to serve the Parish Council for Quarrington Hill.
In order to consider how the vacancy will be filled, a statutory notice has been published. You can view the notice on the Parish Council electronic Notice Board.