Witton Gilbert Calendar 2019
£5.00 Per copy
The Calendar contains monthly views in and around the village and parish It is produced to raise funds for the conservation and maintenance of Witton Dene and for activities directly associated with the Dene.
Copies can be purchased from:
Robin Minney: tel: 0191 3711295, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Rowell 3710595 Mob 07791625644 email email@example.com
An Outline application for 26 Dwellings with some matters excluding Access and Layout reserved for future consideration on land adjoining Snook Acres Front Street.
The application was made on the 27th of September 2018 to view the application follow the link below and use this reference DM/18/02947/OUT
Durham County planning application system
A Planning application has been made by Punch Taverns Plc for 5 four bedroom houses to the rear of the Glendenning Pub.
If you wish to inspect the application in detail the application reference is
DM 17 01163 FPA
Link to planning portal search
Recently received contact from Keith Skinner of Chester who spent his childhood in Witton.
“Greetings to all at Witton Gilbert from an 81 year old ex refugee who used to live at Westwood Cottage (now demolished) and Fell House with memories of Shirley Lamb brother Ernie, Margaret Wheelan nee Iredale et al- Langley Park primary & Sacriston Junior Schools and many other happy memories of an idylic childhood.Hope to re visit from home in Chester soon.”
Does anyone have any memories from this period? If so add your comment by using the comment form below.
The County Plan will have an impact on Witton Gilbert. This is the first consultation phase; so it’s important to have your say!
DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS IS THE 5th AUGUST
What’s it about? – Issues and options for the County Durham Plan
Durham County Council have set out the issues we believe affect the future development of County Durham including jobs, housing, shopping and infrastructure and identified options for how they can be addressed. This your opportunity to influence this first stage of the plan they want to you view on :
- Are these the right issues?
- Do we take account of the needs of you and your community?
- Are the options the right ones?
- Are there others we’ve missed?
How to get involved
There are a number of ways you can contact us with your comments:
- Comment on all documents via our Planning consultation system. Guidance on how to use this system is included at the front of the system.
- Pick up a response form from your local library or customer access points.
- Write to us using our Freepost address: FREEPOST Spatial Policy
- email: Cdpconsultation@durham.gov.uk
The Witton Walks page has been updated with details of the Witton Walking Group; giving information of where and when to meet, to enjoy a pleasant walk in our beautiful countryside with a group of like minded people. What could be better to give a boost to the spirit and help keep you physically fit.