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Dean delivers ‘Meals on Wheels’

by deanranyard on 12 January, 2021

Cllr Dean Ranyard has continued to be a community volunteer helping to get emergency food parcels to local residents each week who have been affected either socially or financially due to the Coronavirus pandemic.  In addition to delivering food parcels, Dean has also been helping to deliver hot meals to residents who need them from […]

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Fallen tree removed

by deanranyard on 11 January, 2021

Cllr Dean Ranyard would like to thank the grounds staff of Spennymoor Town Council who responded quickly to his report of a fallen tree in the Cow Plantation Nature Reserve that had completely blocked one of the main footpaths. Cllr Ranyard commented, “When out with the children enjoying the snow at the weekend I was […]

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Holborn/Festival Walk – Temporary Road Closure

by deanranyard on 17 December, 2020

Durham County Council have confirmed that a 65m length of road on Holborn in Spennymoor which runs underneath the existing Festival Walk precinct will be closed from 4 January 2021. The closure is necessary to enable the long awaited redvelopment works to be undertaken at Festival Walk that will see part of the precinct demolished […]

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As Christmas approaches residents in County Durham are being urged to keep up the area’s excellent recycling effort. Durham County Council is reminding people to only use the council-provided glass recycling boxes when recycling glass and not use other receptacles such as crates, or cardboard boxes, helping collection teams in the process. Over the upcoming […]

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Sign Up For 2021 Garden Waste Collections

by deanranyard on 14 December, 2020

Residents in County Durham can now sign up for the Garden Waste Collection scheme for 2021. The first collection from the Durham County Council service takes place in late March or early April, followed by fortnightly collections until November when the season ends. Those who sign up before Sunday 14 February will receive all 17 […]

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Lib Dems oppose Ox Close Schools move to Durham Road

by deanranyard on 13 December, 2020

We reported in our summer FOCUS newsletter of Durham County Council’s plans to move the existing Ox Close Primary and Nursery Schools to a new site with an increased capacity for over 700 children. Durham County Council are now formally consulting on the merger of Ox Close Primary and Oxclose Nursery Schools and are proposing […]

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We will remember them

by deanranyard on 11 November, 2020

Today we remember and honour all those brave members of our Armed Forces who sacrificed their lives to protect freedom and peace. WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

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Remembrance Sunday

by deanranyard on 8 November, 2020

Today is Remembrance Sunday, a day where we take the time to remember those who have served in conflicts around the world. We think of those who have lost their lives fighting for our freedoms. We think also of those still serving in our armed forces today who help protect our nation. Normally we would […]

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Free Central Heating

by deanranyard on 7 November, 2020

Do you have a solid fuel boiler or electric storage heaters in your home? If so you could qualify for a free gas boiler and central heating system from Durham County Council. You may qualify: If you use solid fuel to heat your home Have no more than one radiator If you have electric storage […]

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Abandoned Shopping Trolleys

by deanranyard on 6 November, 2020

We have noticed a large number of abandoned shopping trolleys around the Spennymoor area in recent months and have reported these to Durham County Council to have them removed. Discarded shopping trolleys make the area look untidy and can be dangerous if left blocking pavements or roads. Cllr Dean Ranyard commented, “It’s sad to see […]

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