photo of Thornley village entrance sign with floral display

Change of Parish Clerk

Thornley Parish Councillors would like to thank W D Moore for his dedicated years of service to the Parish Council and residents of Thornley.

Welcome to the new Parish Clerk, Claire Llewelyn, who started work with the Council in December 2022.

Annual Parish Meetings

Notice is hereby given that the under-mentioned meetings will take place in Thornley Village Centre, High Street, Thornley on Tuesday 3rd May 2022 at the times stated.
6:15 pm – Annual Parish Meeting.
6:20 pm – Parish Council Annual General Meeting.
6:30 pm – Parish Council Meeting.
Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Items or Resolutions for discussion must be notified to The Parish Clerk, in writing, to Thornley Village Centre, High Street, prior to the commencement of the meetings.
All residents are invited to attend.

Ukraine Conflict

As the Devastation in Ukraine continues to dominate the news our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Ukraine and their friends and families from around the world who are affected by the horrors of this war.

As a gesture of our support the Thornley Pit Wheel will be lit up in the colours of the Ukrainian flag.

Joyce Unsworth

Chair of Thornley Parish Council


Durham County

Election of Parish Councillors for

Thornley Parish


Thursday 6 May 2021

I, John Hewitt being the Returning Officer at the above election, report that the persons whose names appear below were duly elected Parish Councillors for Thornley Parish

Name of CandidateHome AddressDescription (if any)
GRANT Jude  20 Gore Hill Estate, Thornley, Durham, DH6 3DS 
MADDISON Patricia  9 Asquith Street, Thornley, Durham, DH6 3AQ 
SMITH Dave  14 Shinwell Crescent, Thornley, Co Durham, DH6 3DJThe For Britain Movement
UNSWORTH Joyce  8 Galt Street, Thornley, Durham, DH6 3AH 
UNSWORTH Ter  8 Galt Street, Thornley, Durham, DH6 3AH 
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