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Spennymoor Town Council Elections

by deanranyard on 11 May, 2021

Whilst our candidates were unsuccessful in being elected as representatives on Durham County Council, we are pleased to report that all 3 Liberal Democrats were successful in being elected onto Spennymoor Town Council. In the Spennymoor ward Dean Ranyard and Martin Jones came third and fourth in the poll where six candidates were elected. They […]

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Durham County Council Elections

by deanranyard on 10 May, 2021

Dean Ranyard, Martin Jones and Beckie Calder would like to thank everyone who turned out to vote for them in Thursday’s elections for Durham County Council. Whilst none of us were successful in being elected onto Durham County Council, we did receive a strong vote in the Spennymoor division with Dean Ranyard falling just 167 […]

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Today the Labour cabinet at Durham County Council have approved the amalgamation of Ox Close Primary and Oxclose Nursery Schools, with the merged school to move to a new building on the Durham Road site of the former Tudhoe Grange Comprehensive School. The new school due to open in September 2024 is to be nearly […]

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Beckie chosen to represent Lib Dems in Tudhoe

by deanranyard on 14 April, 2021

Local Lib Dem member Beckie Calder has been chosen to represent the party in the upcoming local elections.  Beckie will stand in the Tudhoe division for Durham County Council and the Low Spennymoor & Tudhoe Grange ward for Spennymoor Town Council. Beckie is Spennymoor born and bred, a mum to three boys who cares deeply about […]

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Cllr Dean Ranyard and local campaigner Martin Jones have been selected as the Liberal Democrat candidates for Spennymoor, Middlestone Moor and Byers Green in the May elections for Durham County Council. Dean is a current member of Spennymoor Town Council and has represented Middlestone Moor over the past four years, whilst Martin has previously served […]

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Ben Ord RIP

by deanranyard on 17 March, 2021

It is with great sadness that we bring to you the news of the passing of Alderman Ben Ord. Ben was a great servant to the people of Spennymoor since the 1980’s, serving as a Liberal Democrat councillor on Durham County Council, Sedgefield Borough Council and Spennymoor Town Council until as recently as 2013. He […]

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Durham County Council are undertaking a second phase of consultation on their proposals to merge Ox Close Primary and Nursery Schools and to relocate the new school onto the Durham Road site of the former Tudhoe Grange Comprehensive School. The new school is to have a capacity nearly double that of the existing schools, making […]

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Spennymoor marks Holocaust Memorial Day

by deanranyard on 27 January, 2021

Today marks Holocaust Memorial Day. We remember the atrocities committed by the Nazi Regime in World War 2 where genocide numbering an estimated 11 million murders were committed including the killing of around 6 million Jews. We remember those who suffered so much at the hands of this evil regime and the millions who had […]

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Demolition work to start on Festival Walk site

by deanranyard on 26 January, 2021

Work to demolish an outdated former shopping centre so that the area can be redeveloped begins this week. The first phase of demolition at Festival Walk in Spennymoor will see the town’s former Kwik Save supermarket razed to the ground to make way for a new, free to use town centre car park. The plans, […]

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Primary School Applications Deadline

by deanranyard on 13 January, 2021

Time is running out to apply for Primary School places in County Durham starting in September 2021. If your child turns five between 1 September 2021 and 31 August 2022 then you have until this Friday 15 January 2021 to make your application for a Primary School place. A late application greatly reduces your chances […]

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