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County Durham Street Space Covid-19 Response

The goverment is providing councils with emergency active-travel funding to ceate temporary interventions to make walking and cycling possible and safe under social distancing requirements. Durham County Council is carrying out a consultation to identify areas that need attention: Street Space in County Durham. The Trust has submitted their response.

Is Durham the UK’s greenest city?

Recently the City of Durham has been named by the Solar Centre as the UK’s greenest city. However, the Trust has serious doubts about the validity of the evidence base for this assertion, as explained in a recent press release, available below. The Trust’s main concerns are: The Solar Centre…

Trust response to pandemic

The Trust has published an extraordinary Bulletin setting out its response to the Covid-19 pandemic. All meetings of Trustees have been suspended, along with the AGM scheduled for June 10. The Trust continues to function, largely by email, and Trustees continue to respond each week to planning applications.