Eldon Parish Council published notice of the rights of the public to inspect its accounts for the year ending 31st March 2023 on 22nd June 2023. The period of inspection runs from 23rd June until 3rd August as set out in the notice below
A vacancy has arisen for a Parish Councillor at Eldon Parish Council. Please click on the link below to see the official Notice.
If you are a resident of Eldon Parish come and join us for a free tea party to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III. The event is being held on Sunday 7th May 2023 at 2.30 p.m. and is ticket only in Eldon Community Centre. Check out the link to the poster below to find out how to celebrate with us.
Eldon Community Centre offers a warm space on Wednesday mornings every week from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Tea and coffee is available at very reasonable prices, and, if you give sufficient notice, lunches may also be purchased.
Statement by Councillor John Gibson, Chairman of Eldon Parish Council:
We were greatly saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 8th September 2022. Queen Elizabeth was a much loved and respected Monarch who was an intrinsic part of our lives and will be sadly missed. Our deepest sympathies and condolences go to the King and all members of the Royal Family.
The period for public inspection of the Eldon Parish Council Accounts for 2021 to 2022 began on 24th June. Please see the link to the statutory notice explaining the arrangements below. Copies of the approved annual accounts and annual return can also be seen on the financial documents page on the Parish Council website.
Eldon Village Fete is back after a two year absence at Eldon Community Centre on Saturday 23rd July 2022 between 11.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m.
There will be a magician, balloon modeller – and hypnotist! A face painter, and children’s fairground rides in the Community Centre Car Park. Inside the Centre refreshments will be available to purchase and there will be a tombola and cake stall.
Let’s hope for good weather, so do come along and join us.
Eldon Parish Council is holding a free Tea Party for Eldon Parish Council residents on Sunday 5th June 2022 between 1.30 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. in Eldon Community Centre. It is a ticket only event. You can obtain tickets from Councillor Diane Pennington at the Community Centre: telephone – 01388 775955; or ring Diane on 01388 773309 or 07707633735. Tickets will be limited, so please apply early.
There will also be competition for local children aged up to 12 years of age attending the event for the best drawing or painting of Her Majesty The Queen. Entries must be handed in at the event no later than 2.30 p.m. on the day and must bear the name, age and address of the child on the reverse. There will be prizes for the best three entries. From 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. there will also be a children’s disco.
At the beginning of June, over an extended Bank Holiday weekend, celebrations will be held to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The Parish Council is currently considering how to mark the event, but in the meantime, we have been asked by the Lord Lieutenant for County Durham, Mrs. Sue Snowdon (The Queen’s representative in our area), to provide a link to the following subtitled video message about the celebrations:
Eldon Parish Council has adopted a new Code of Conduct for members. You can see the new Code which came into operation on 18th January 2022, by clicking on the following link: