Welcome to the Winston Parish Council

Winston is a small village situation conveniently just off the A67 between Barnard Castle (5 miles) and Darlington (11 miles) in the south west of County Durham.

We hope you find this site useful if learning more about our village, the facilities within and near to it as well as learn more about the role of the Parish Council.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

NEW: Transparency Code For Smaller Authorities

The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 detailed new audit arrangements for parish councils like Winston Parish Council with an annual turnover not exceeding £25,000. Such councils are subject to new transparency requirements to give local people the information they need to hold local public bodies to account. Click here for more information.




Winston Corner, Temporary Stop Over Area:

Over recent months the Parish Council, County Council and Police have been working together to put in place the preparations for this year's Appleby Horse Fair migration. The layby at Winston Corner will be a Temporary Stop Over Area again this year as it has for many previous years. The site will open on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 and close on Wednesday 19th June 2019. If at any time you have concerns regarding any activity at this site please telephone Durham County Council's Customer Services on 03000 260000 or use their Do It On-line Reporting system at https://www.durham.gov.uk/article/18459/Report-an-unauthorised-encampment .