Please note that due to the Coronavirus pandemic all Parish Council meetings have been cancelled until further notice.
Due to the latest government advice, the Hall Management Committee have closed the Hall.
The only exception being that the Food Bank will continue every Tuesday 12 noon to 3pm, but only for people who have been referred, and only for food parcels, there will be no food or drinks served.
Any questions relating to Food Bank should be made to 0191 3037559.
Due to the Coronavirus the Parish Council Office will be closed to visitors as from today – 18th March 2020
Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
For further information regarding the Coronavirus please visit the following website:
Information event for cultural and creative organisations, individuals and community groups
Wednesday 4th September, 1.00pm to 4.30pm
Ushaw College, (Ushaw) Durham DH7 9RH
2020 sees the launch of walking trails across the region in celebration of the Northern Saints. The theme is being used as a destination development and marketing initiative to attract visitors as well as creating new leisure opportunities for residents.
Culture Durham’s Events Forum is holding a half-day session where attendees can learn more about the project and the opportunities it represents for partnership working, creative thinking and new ideas.
Booking is required for the session.
At the Parish Council’s meeting on Friday 17th May 2019, Councillor Mrs Susan Nelson was elected as Chairman of the Parish Council for the coming year. Councillor Mrs Nelson has been a Member of the Council since 2012, representing Meadowfield and Browney Ward and was previously Chairman in 2016 to 2017.
Brandon Youth Club is hosting a Local dog walk on Saturday 7th April 2018 between 11.00am and 1.30p.m.to raise money for the Dogs Trust. Please see link below for more information.
Charity Dog Walk
Little Treasures Autism Group (LTAG) was founded in 2016. It is a support group for children who either have an ASD diagnosis or are currently undergoing assessment and their families. They run several Stay & Play sessions and Parent Support Groups in various locations in County Durham. All ages are welcome, including siblings, dad’s, grandparents and carers.
LTAG have recently secured a new venue for a new group for children aged 9-16 years old. This will be held at at The Hut in Ushaw Moor. The first session takes place at 6:00-8:00pm on Thursday, 15th February 2018 and will continue on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Children of all areas are welcome to attend the group. The cost per session is £2.
Langley Moor Christmas Lights Switch on event was held on Sunday 3rd December 2017 from 4.20p.m. in High Street, Langley Moor. Choirs from the two local schools sang carols and the switch on was performed by Roberta Blackman-Woods M.P. This was the 6th Annual switch on event organised by the Friends of Langley Moor community group.
The local community came together for the Christmas tree lights switch on event in Ushaw Moor on Friday 1st December 2017. Choirs from Silver Trees and St.Joseph’s Primary schools sang carols while Fr.David Coxon performed the switch on. The Baptist Church kindly provided hot drinks during the event.
Brandon Community Hall will be hosting a Reg Vardy Brass Band Concert on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at 7.30p.m. Tickets are £5 each and can be obtained by calling 07751 630886.