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Serving Our Community

67 High Street, Willington, Co Durham. DL15 0PF
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Town Mayor: Councillor Dorothy Hales     Town Clerk: Mrs Helen Cogdon


Meet the Council

Greater Willington Town Council
can be found at

67 High Street, Willington,

Co Durham. DL15 0PF


You can call us on

t: 01388 417725



All enquiries should be made through the office
in the first instance.

Meetings with individual Councillors must be made through the office.




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Committee Meetings

The Town Council will meet at 6pm on the following dates;

11th July 2023

12th September 2023

14th November 2023

12th December 2023

13th February 2024

9th April 2024

The Annual Parish Meeting and the Annual Meeting of the Council will be held on Tuesday 21st May 2024 at 6pm.



The Town Council is responsible for Springfield and Park Top sites in Willington and New Row site in Oakenshaw.

Due to high demand a waiting list now applies. To register contact the Deputy Town Clerk.


Young People

We are keen to recognise and involve young people views in the running of the Town Council. We can tell you about the Youth activities that are up and running in Willington. If you would like to work with the council at future young people steering group meetings please contact the Office on 01388 417725


Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice provides information on any topic including Benefits, Debt, Housing, Family, Consumer and Health issues. Citizens Advice is available in the Town Council office every Tuesday. A drop in session is operated between 10am and 1pm.


C.A.B General Enquiries 0191 3726721


Telephone Adviceline 03444 111444

Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm


Debt Adviceline 0300 3232000


Universal Credit 0800 144844


Every Tuesday 10am -12.30pm

(Town Council, 67 High Street, Willington DL15 0PF)


Tow Law
1st & 3rd Thursday each month 12.30pm – 3pm

(Community Centre, Ironworks Road, DL13 4AW)


Every Friday 10am – 12.30pm

(Civic Centre, North Terrace, Crook, DL15 9ES)


Telephone Adviceline 03444 111444

Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm

Debt Adviceline 0300 323 2000


0800 1448444 for Universal Credit



Willington Library

Monday 1.00pm to 5.00pm

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday Closed

Thursday 9.30am to 7.00pm

Friday 9.30am to 1.00pm

saturday 9.30am to 12.30pm

Further information on library services can be accessed on


Durham County Council Services

Advice and Benefits


Community and Living

Council and Democracy

Education and Learning

Environment and Planning


Jobs and Careers

Leisure and Culture

Social Care and Health

Transport and Streets

Phone: 03000 260000 (cost of a local call), available 8.30am-5pm

(Monday-Thursday), 8.30am-4.30pm (Friday).

Fax: 0191 383 4500

Minicom: 0191 383 3802 (for people with hearing impairment).

In writing:
Durham County Council
County Hall Durham DH1 5UL


One Network

One Network mapping system can be used to check live information regarding road works in your area.


Police and Community Together

3 Towns

Crook, Willington, Tow Law and surrounding areas

Come along to your next PACT meeting and meet your local beat team.


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