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Whessoe Parish Hall, Harrowgate Hill, Darlington DL1 3AA

Welcome to Whessoe Parish Council

This website, in conjunction with our Facebook page, are our main communication methods with our community and we seek to continually refresh and improve the content. Details of our Councillors are available as well as all of our Agendas, Minutes, Financial Reports and Policies and news of what's going on.

Latest Updates From Whessoe Parish Council


  • The next meeting of the Parish Council will be on Monday 29th November 2021 in the Parish Hall. A copy of the Agenda will be available in early November.
  • The draft minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 22 September 2021 can be found here.
  • The minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 26 July 2021 can be found here.

News and What’s On

  • We are holding a QUIZ NIGHT on the 29th October 2021 starting at 7pm. Bring your own drinks (entirely your own choice of tipple) and nibbles. More details to be found here!
  • We have a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. We meet every other month. Why not get involved and be involved in what happens in your community. If you're interested please email the Clerk at
  • The Council has published its Annual Governance and Accountability Return for 2020-21. As neither payments nor receipts exceeded £25,000, the Council claimed exemption from a limited assurance review. The Certificate can be found here.
  • Supporting documents are published in the Financial Reports section of this website.
  • At the Annual Parish Meeting on 24 May the Council published its Action Plan for 2021-22. You can read it here
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Hall Bookings Facilities

Find out all of the information regarding booking Whessoe Parish Hall for events here

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Read our Terms and Conditions for hall hire here.


Traffic Noise on the A167.

We have heard from some residents along the A167 that the amount of traffic noise is increasing. Some are concerned that the problem will exacerbate when building begins on the development at Berrymead Farm (the area of land to the left as you travel from the White Horse pub towards the A1. The Parish Council is gathering evidence to see if there is anything we can use to put pressure on the Borough Council to take action. If this is an issue of concern to you please let us know.

The log of planning applications summarises the Council's actions with planning applications during the last year or so.

View Planning Applications

Whessoe Parish Council owns and runs Whessoe Parish Hall on behalf of our community. The Hall has excellent facilities and is available for hire for regular sessions and one-off bookings with discounted rates for those living in the Parish.

Details of what's on, and other news are also published on our notice boards outside of the Hall and on the green area between Camborne Drive and Newlyn Drive on the Harrowgate Farm Estate.

If you have any questions or require further information please contact us.

Whessoe Parish Hall Room Hire Available