Wider Community Links

Doggy Bins

These are located at either end of the village



Gainford Surgery is the nearest located on Main Road, Gainford DL2 3BE 01325 730204 www.gainfordsurgery.co.uk
Opening Times 0800 – 1800 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 0830 – 1200 Wednesday and closed at weekends


Darlington Memorial Hospital (for A&E) Hollyhurst Road, Darlington DL3 6HX 01325 380100
Richardson Community Hospital, Victoria Road, Barnard Castle 01833 696500


The nearest practitioners are located in Barnard Castle, West Auckland and Darlington


The mobile library visits the village on a Friday every three weeks (excluding bank holidays). It stops outside Richardson Close at 11.20 for 15 minutes and at Highcliffe Edge. Check the Durham County Council for up to date details of the schedule

Post Office

There is a post box in the village located outside the Village Hall. There are daily collections Monday to Saturday. The nearest Post Offices are Gainford, Staindrop and Barnard Castle.

Public Phone Box

This is located outside the Village Hall


Stainton Grove is the nearest recycling point to take your own material. Opening times can be found on the Durham County Council website. There are also recycling boxes for clothes and shoes in the car park at the Bridgewater Arms

Refuse Collection

This is alternate Fridays for Refuse and Recycling


They operate a free service collecting garden waste for composting. The service operates on a fortnightly basis from March through to November. To join the scheme or obtain the necessary green bags contact 01833 690022 or www.rotters.org

Travel – Bus Services

No 76 – Darlington to Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle to Darlington
No 75 – Barnard Castle – Staindrop – Darlington, Darlington –Staindrop – Barnard Castle
Timetables available at www.arrivabus.co.uk/serviceinformation

Travel – Train

The nearest train stations are located at Darlington and Bishop Auckland

Travel – Air

The nearest airports are located at Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle

<< back