Each year the Council's Annual Return is audited by an auditor appointed by Public Sector Appointments Limited. Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounts to be audited and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating to them. For the year ended 31 March 2019 these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to:

Clerk - Mrs A O'Meara - via email: gdclerk@hotmail.co.uk, during the 30 day period of inspection. 

Period of inspection commences: Monday 3rd June 2019

Period of inspection ends: Friday 12th July 2019

Local Government Electors and their representatives also have:

  • the opportunity to question the auditor about the accounts, and
  • the right to make objections to the accounts on any item in them. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the Council.

The auditor can be contacted at the following address:

Mazars LLP, Salvus Aykley Heads, Durham DH1 5TS

The audit is being conducted under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 and the National Audit Office' Code of Audit Practice.

This announcement is made by Mrs A D O'Meara, Clerk and RFO



00:01, 31 May 2019 by Anna O'Meara

6 nominations were received for 9 positions on the Parish Council. As a result they have been elected uncontested.

3 remaining vacancies may be filled by co-option - for more details contact the Clerk on gdclerk@hotmail.co.uk

Election 2019

10:10, 08 Apr 2019 by Anna O'Meara

Please see attached for information on how this charity may be able to support individuals in need.

10:41, 07 Dec 2017 by Anna O'Meara