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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



Greater Willington Town Council Policies

The following documents can be accessed below and open as pdf.

GWTC Financial Regulations

GWTC Code of Conduct

GWTC Standing Orders

GWTC Community Engagement

GWTC Public Participation Policy

GWTC Complaints Procedure

GWTC Equal Opportunities

GWTC Safeguarding Policy

GWTC Allotment Policy

GWTC Anti-Fraud and Corruption

GWTC Councillor and Employee Expenses 22 - 23

GWTC Diversity Statement

GWTC Freedom of Information Charging Policy

GWTC GDPR Data Retention and Disposal Policy

GWTC GDPR Information and Data Protection Policy

GWTC GDPR Privacy Policy

GWTC Protocol for Member Officer Relations

GWTC Publication Scheme




Website  Accessibility Statement

We have made every effort to ensure this website is easy to read, with content written in plain English.  If you find some content of the website difficult to understand please let us know.

Adobe Acrobat PDF documents

Many documents and reports on our site are published in PDF (Portable Document Format), and sometimes in Microsoft Word.  Older documents may not be 100% accessible.

Users with visual impairments may find it useful to use services which improve the accessibility of Acrobat documents. Visit Adobe accessibility for more information.

If you have difficulty viewing one of our documents, please contact us so that we can provide the information in an alternative format.

Making pages easier to view

You can change the web page settings such as font size and colour

Accessibility issues

Some of our online services are provided by a third party so may not be accessible as defined by current guidelines. If you have difficulty using any service on our website, please contact us.

Further help

Help and assistance in making your computer or device render webpages in different ways are available online.  Advice such as how to view larger text of different colours can be found at


Greater Willington Town Council Website Accessibility Action Plan

Web Content Accessibility Audit

We want everyone who visits our website to be able to access the full range of services available, regardless of their skill or technology.

We have examined the Greater Willington Town Council Website and we know that some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible.

There are known issues with:

• The accessibility platform used to create the website

• JavaScript: a development language used to program some areas of the site

• 3rd party functionality: areas of the site which are developed by external 3rd party companies

• content: this includes web page content or documents

• Layout and design

• The use of audio support aids

If you have any accessibility problems or feedback, please email us at

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you're not happy with how we respond, please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website's accessibility

Greater Willington Town Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Under the Equality Act 2010 we must ensure we do not unlawfully discriminate in our service delivery and make reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities where necessary. We are constantly working to improve the accessibility and usability of our site.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 standard, due to the non-compliances listed above.

A program of work is now underway to address known issues, involving both our existing staff, external web designer, and the companies who provide 3rd party information.



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