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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Future of Grindon Parish to be considered

Monday, June 19, 2017

STOCKTON-on-Tees Borough Council’s Cabinet is to consider the final recommendations for the future governance of Grindon Parish.

On Wednesday (June 21), Cabinet will consider recommending to a full meeting of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council that:

  1. Grindon Parish is abolished and Grindon Parish Council is dissolved and that two new parishes and parish councils are created based on the ward boundaries of Grindon East and Grindon West.
  2. The new parish in the Grindon West Ward is called Grindon and Thorpe Thewles Parish and the new parish in the Grindon East Ward is called Wynyard Parish.
  3. Thorpe Thewles Parish Council comprise of six councillors and Wynyard Parish Council comprise of seven councillors.

The proposals follow consultations carried out as part of a community governance review.

Subject to Cabinet approval, the recommendations will be considered by full Council.

The final decision and reasons for it will be published this summer. Any changes would come into force in May 2019.

Further information about the community governance review can be found at

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