Working Hard for North Durham

Kevan writes to the Home Secretary on Police Recruitment

Kevan writes to the Home Secretary on Police Recruitment

Today, I wrote to the Home Secretary calling on her to consider the role of former armed services personnel in the police. As my letter outlines, whilst the Government's decision to seek to make the Police a 'graduate profession' is supported by the College of...

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Greenlands School Update

Greenlands School Update

Kevan has written to Durham County Council to formally object to the planning application that has been submitted for the site of the former Greenlands Infant School in South Moor. Further details about the Planning Application can be found online on Durham County...

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Kevan visits Market Activity Week

Kevan visits Market Activity Week

Kevan visited Market Activity week in Chester-le-Street for the official launch. Due to the ongoing works at the Market Place, this year's Market Activity Week is being held on the grassed area just off of Cone Terrace. This is a week of free activities during the...

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Kevan visits Old Coop Buildings in Sacriston

Kevan visits Old Coop Buildings in Sacriston

Kevan along with Cllr Heather Liddle visited Sacriston Enterprise Workshops CIC who are undertaking a restoration project at the Old Cooperative Buildings on Plawsworth Road in Sacriston. Kevan met the businesses involved with the project including the Woodshed...

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Kevan meets Chair of TEWV NHS Foundation Trust

Kevan meets Chair of TEWV NHS Foundation Trust

Kevan met today with Miriam Harte, Chair of the Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust to discuss mental health and the support available for residents across County Durham. Further information about the Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is...

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Kevan meets with Local Government Ombudsman

Kevan meets with Local Government Ombudsman

Kevan met today with Michael King, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman to discuss their new report Caring about complaints; lessons from our independent care provider investigations. A copy of the report is available online by clicking on the link below:...

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Access issues for blind and partially-sighted people

Access issues for blind and partially-sighted people

Kevan met today with a group of constituents at his office in Sacriston to discuss access issues for people with guide dogs. As a result of the meeting, Kevan will be seeking a meeting with Durham County Council to discuss the level of training provided to taxi...

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New Market Launched in Chester-le-Street

New Market Launched in Chester-le-Street

Kevan attended the launch of the new Market in Chester-le-Street, photographed with Cllr Paul Sexton. Following a revised tender for the operation of the Market in Chester-le-Street, it will now be operated by Events2gogo on the first Friday and Saturday of the month...

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