Category : City of Durham Trust

Trust lecture 11th December 2pm

Illustrated lecture by Martin Roberts: “The Riverbanks of the Durham Peninsula: From Defensive Moat to Romantic Landscape”. 2pm Saturday 11th December, Elvet Riverside room 141. All are welcome. To request a link to watch by zoom, email beforehand. Martin writes: “Durham’s wooded Riverbanks are no accident of nature, but…

Annual General Meeting 2021

Details of the Trust’s AGM.

The Sands Common Land Public Inquiry

Inquiry on 27-29 April and 11 & 12 May.

New legal status

The Trust has become a Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Campaign to reopen the Belmont Viaduct

Campaign to open Viaduct as a footpath and cycle way.

Talk on 8th April 7pm

We are delighted to announce an online talk on the restoration work at Beaurepaire/Bearpark.

County Council ignores its own Plan

Durham County Council has approved its own planning application for the Aykley Heads Business Park, for a design that ignores the energy standards in its recently-approved County Durham Plan.

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.