Council Information

 Hawthorn Parish Council

Chairman : Cllr. Alan Askew



Parish Clerk : Lesley Swinbank  MBA, Fellow SLCC

      Springwell House, Sedgefield, Co. Durham. TS21 2HS

01740 622429

    clerk@hawthornparish.co.uk

The Council

Hawthorn Parish Council consists of 7 Members who are elected every 4 years.

The next election will be 2021. ( In 2017 the election was not contested - details here)


The administration is carried out by the Parish Clerk.


Monthly Meetings

Council meets at 7 pm on the third Monday of each month , except August, in the Communty Centre.

Agendas are posted on the two notice boards:-

Outside the Community Centre & Junction West High Lane and Stockton Road on the Wednesday of the week before.

They are also posted on this website here.


Each meeting includes a time for Public Participation when all residents can give their views , comments and ask questions.

Further information on how you can contact the Parish Council is available here


Annual Meeting of the Council

The Annual Meeting of the Council is held at 7pm on the third Monday of May.

The agenda for the meeting can be found here the week before the meeting.

The Chairman of the Parish Council is elected at this meeting.


The Annual Parish Meeting

All Parish Councils are required to hold an Annual Parish Meeting when all electors are able to come along and ask questions of their council. In 2018 this meeting was Monday March 19th at 7pm in the Community Centre.

The minutes of this meeting are here


The Annual Report 2018 of the council was presented at this meeting.


Official Statements

The Parish Council places great emphasis on providing Value for Money.

The Council's Value for Money statement is here

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