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Wolsingham Parish Council

Welcome to Wolsingham!

Wolsingham Health resources

  • Bishop Auckland Hospital
  • County Durham and Darlington University Hospital
  • Stanhope Health Centre
  • The Weardale Practice

WOLSINGHAM PARISH COUNCIL HAS PRODUCED THIS BRIEF GUIDE TO WOLSINGHAM FOR NEW RESIDENTS OR FOR VISITORS, IN THE HOPE THAT IT WILL ASSIST YOU TO SETTLE IN TO OUR COMMUNITY QUICKLY.

EVERY EFFORT HAS BEEN MADE TO BE ACCURATE, HOWEVER, CHANGES MAY OCCUR. OPENING TIMES FOR EXAMPLE MAY CHANGE WITH THE SEASONS. FOR THIS REASON TELEPHONE NUMBERS HAVE BEEN INCLUDED WHERE POSSIBLE.

A GOOD SOURCE OF INFORMATION IS THE 'TOWN CRIER' WHICH IS DELIVERED FREE MONTHLY. 

IF YOU HAVE A PARTICULAR INTEREST A VISIT TO THE LIBRARY COULD BE A GOOD PLACE TO ENQUIRE.

DOCTORS.

THE WEARDALE PRACTICE.

WOLSINGHAM MARKET PLACE TELEPHONE 01388 527691

SURGERY OPENING TIMES :-

MONDAY 2.30pm UNTIL 5.00pm.

TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY 8.45am UNTIL 10.35am.

FRIDAY 2.30pm UNTIL 5.00pm.

ALSO AT: 

STANHOPE HEALTH CENTRE. DALES STREET STANHOPE TELEPHONE 01388 528555

SURGERY OPENING TIMES :-

MONDAY TO FRIDAY 8.45am UNTIL 10.35am AND 2.35pm UNTIL 5.00pm.

LATE SURGERY MONDAY UNTIL 5.50pm.

WELL WOMAN CLINIC MONDAY 4.30pm UNTIL 5.30pm.

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NEAREST HOSPITALS.

DURHAM UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, DURHAM   HAS A&E DEPARTMENT

BISHOP AUCKLAND HOSPITAL    NO A&E DEPARTMENT

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POLICE.

NON URGENT CALLS TELEPHONE 101.

IN EMERGENCY, 999

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CHURCHES.

St. MARY AND St. STEPHEN PARISH CHURCH, CHURCH OF ENGLAND

THE REVEREND JON WHALLEY, THE RECTORY, 14 RECTORY LANE

TELEPHONE 01388 527340.

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St. THOMAS OF CANTERBURY RECTORY LANE, ROMAN CATHOLIC

FATHER MICHAEL GORDON RYAN 01388 762764

MASS TIMES SATURDAY 5.30pm.

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WOLSINGHAM METHODIST CHURCH FRONT STREET

DEACON SUE PEAT 01388 528245

SUNDAY SERVICE 10.30am.

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WOLSINGHAM BAPTIST CHURCH MARKET PLACE

Mrs. JOAN MOORE 01388 763392

SUNDAY SERVICE 3.00pm.

WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY 2.00pm.

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LIBRARY.

TOWN HALL MARKET PLACE.

OPENING TIMES; recently changing

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CAR PARKING.

THERE IS TIME-LIMITED PARKING IN THE MARKET PLACE AND LIMITED ON STREET PARKING ELSEWHERE.

THERE ARE TWO LARGE CAR PARKS JUST OFF THE TOWN CENTRE :-

DEMESNE MILL--------- FREE PARKING FOR UP TO 24 HOURS

St. ANNE'S RECREATION AREA----------PARKING FEES APPLY. Residents may purchase a permanent permit for £2 which covers all use, from the Parish Clerk Gordon Dobson at the Town Hall.

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT.

THE MAIN BUS STOP IS IN THE MARKET SQUARE IN FRONT OF THE LIBRARY. There is a regular service up and down the dale. Check timetables at;  weardale-travel.co.uk

THE WEARDALE RAILWAY RUNS A LIMITED SERVICE FROM WOLSINGHAM STATION

For current services, check the website; weardale-railway.org.uk 

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PUBLIC HOUSES AND CLUBS.

THE BLACK BULL MARKET PLACE 01388 527332

ACCOMMODATION, BAR AND DINING ROOM.

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THE BLACK LION MEADHOPE STREET (150 YARDS FROM MARKET PLACE)

01388 527772

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WOLSINGHAM CLUB MARKET PLACE 01388 527196

BAR AND ENTERTAINMENT

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THE BAY HORSE, UPPER TOWN 01388 526565

ACCOMMODATION, BAR AND DINING ROOM.

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SCHOOLS.

WOLSINGHAM PRIMARY SCHOOL, UPPER TOWN 01388 527457.

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WOLSINGHAM SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, LEAZES LANE 01388 527302

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DINING OUT.

No. 10 MARKET PLACE COFFEE SHOP 01388 528344

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Mr. PEGGOTY'S 1 ANGATE STREET RESTAURANT,TEA ROOM AND BAKERY 01388 527093

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BUON APPETITO 8 WEST END, ITALIAN CUISINE 01388 529124

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BAY HORSE UPPER TOWN 01388 526565

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BLACK BULL MARKET PLACE 01388 527332

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BRADLEY BURN FARM SHOP AND CAFE, DURHAM ROAD 01388 529488

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HAIRDRESSERS AND BARBERS.

HAIR CARE 34 FRONT STREET LADIES, GENTS AND CHILDREN 01388 527469

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ME HAIR AND BEAUTY, 13 MARKET PLACE, LADIES,GENTS AND CHILDREN 01388 527087

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HAIRWORKS, 1a LEADGATE TERRACE 01388 526400

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NUTS BARBERS, 5 ANGATE STREET, GENTS 07910486462.

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DENTIST.

WEST END DENTAL PRACTICE 2 WEST END 01388 528067.

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BANK.

BARCLAYS BANK, MARKET PLACE

OPENING HOURS TUESDAY & THURSDAY 9.30am UNTIL 4.30pm.

ALSO CASH MACHINE (ATM)

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POST OFFICE.

MARKET PLACE, CLOSED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

LAST POST; WEEK DAYS 5.00pm. SATURDAY 11.00 am.

THE POST OFFICE ALSO HAS A GIFT SHOP 'SIXES AND SEVENS'.

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BUTCHERS.

JOHN KEENAN MARKET PLACE FAMILY BUTCHER.

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J.C.DOBSON 30 LYDGATE LANE FAMILY BUTCHER.

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SUPERMARKET AND CONVENIENCE STORES.

SPAR  SUPERMARKET MARKET PLACE.

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K S AND SON  CONVENIENCE STORE.MARKET PLACE

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TAKE AWAY FOOD.

LAU'S CHINESE. 4 MARKET PLACE. DELIVERY SERVICE. 01388 527983.

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BUON APPETITO. 8 WEST END ITALIAN 01388 529124.

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PEGGOTY'S BAKERY. PIES, PASTIES & BAKERY PRODUCTS 01388 527093

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CRAVENS FISH AND CHIPS ANGATE STREET.

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PHARMACY AND CHEMIST.

WOLSINGHAM PHARMACY 12 MARKET PLACE 01388 527484

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GREENGROCER AND FLORIST.

WOODHALL’S 16, FRONT STREET 01388 528934

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ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES.

RAMS HEAD ANTIQUES 14 FRONT STREET 07769255544

ADVISABLE TO TELEPHONE FIRST BEFORE VISITING.

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BRAMBLES MARKET PLACE VINTAGE AND SECOND HAND EMPORIUM 07901672509

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ESTATE AGENT.

GEORGE F.WHITE 8 FRONT STREET 01388 527966

PROPERTY FOR SALE AND TO LET.

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GARAGES.

WEST END GARAGE SERVICE, TYRES AND REPAIRS         01388 527440/526633.

NO FUEL

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ANDREWS AUTO CENTRE UNIT 1B DURHAM ROAD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

SERVICE AND REPAIRS 01388 526084 NO FUEL

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ROBSON'S OF WOLSINGHAM DURHAM ROAD

CARAVAN AND MOTOR HOMES SALES AND REPAIRS. CAMPING AND CARAVAN ACCESSORIES

01388 527242

NEAREST PETROL STATION.

FIR TREE SERVICES, SOUTH ON A68, ABOUT 5 MILES FROM WOLSINGHAM

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WOLSINGHAM SPORTS HALL.

SWIMMING POOL 01388 528198

LOCATED IN WOLSINGHAM SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE LEAZES LANE.

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St. ANNE'S RECREATION CENTRE.

A RANGE OF CHILDREN'S SWINGS AND SLIDES.

AMPLE PARKING--PARKING FEES APPLY

BOWLING CLUB

FOOTBALL PITCH

HALL AVAILABLE FOR HIRE FOR PRIVATE FUNCTIONS 01388 526826

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St. THOMAS CENTRE.

HALL AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE FUNCTIONS CONTACT JEAN MALLETT 01388 517355

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PARISH COUNCIL.

PARISH CLERK GORDON DOBSON 01388 526826

E-MAIL wpcclerk@btinternet.com.

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COUNTY COUNCILLORS.

ANITA SAVORY TELEPHONE 01388 527594 OR 0191 3725917

JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH TELEPHONE 01388 517298 OR 07714324442

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SPORTS ACTIVITIES.

Badminton (Ladies) 8-9.30pm Thursdays at Sports Hall Contact Jane Bushell 528918

BOWLING CLUB ST. ANNE'S CENTRE R.HOPKINSON

CARPET BOWLING CLUB ST. ANNE'S CENTRE I. WILSON

WANDERERS C.B.C ST. ANNE'S CENTRE H. BOON

FOOTBALL ACADEMY WOLSINGHAM COLLEGE ANGELA BELL

FOOTBALL CLUB RECREATION FIELD ANTHONY WHITE

CRICKET CLUB WOLSINGHAM COLLEGE B. PORTER

JUJITSU YOUTH CLUB S.GRAHAM

PERSONAL FITNESS YOUTH CLUB D. EDWARDS

SWIMMING POOL WOLSINGHAM SCHOOL S.DUNNETT

SPORTS HALL ACTIVITIES WOLSINGHAM SCHOOL S.DUNNETT

CHURCH GROUPS.

MOTHERS UNION C.HOPKINSON

BIBLE STUDY BAPTIST CHURCH J.MOORE

COFFEE MORNING ( MONDAY) METHODIST CHURCH

PRAYER GROUP C.HOPKINSON

SUNDAY SCHOOL ST. ANNE’S F.MORALEE

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CLUBS.

BRIDGE CLUB ST. THOMAS CENTRE R. POTTER

AGE U.K. TOWN HALL J.RAPP

FRENCH CONNECTION  Joy Bellis

WAYFARERS WALKING CLUB G.CALVERT

W.I. TOWN HALL C.RAYMOND

FLOWER CLUB TOWN HALL C. ROBINSON

CHRYSANTHEMUM SOCIETY G. DOBSON

WOLSINGHAM SHOW SHOW GROUND D. RICHARDSON

SCOUTS,CUBS,BEAVERS ST. ANNE'S CENTRE A.GORDON

TREFOIL GUILD

PARENTS AND TODDLERS ST. ANNE'S CENTRE

TEA DANCE ST. ANNE'S CENTRE

ART GROUP ST. ANNE'S CENTRE V. WELCH

FLOWER ARRANGING ST. ANNE'S CENTRE E.M.SHAW

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS TOWN HALL/ST.ANNE'S CENTRE DUNCAN

KNITTING GROUP BLACK LION SARAH JANE

SEWING GROUP ST. THOMAS' CENTRE

TAPPERS CLASS ST. ANNE'S CENTRE KERRY ANN O’NEIL

BOOK CLUB LIBRARY

WEARDALE SOCIETY VARIOUS LOCATIONS

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VENUE BOOKINGS.

TOWN HALL AND ST. ANNE'S CENTRE G. DOBSON

ST. THOMAS' CENTRE J. MALLET

METHODIST CHURCH L.IVIL

WRECASS COMMUNITY MINI BUS FOR PUBLIC USE; Contact R. HOPKINSON on 527827

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CARAVAN SITES.

BRADLEY BURN DURHAM ROAD STATIC AND TOURERS

ROBSON'S DURHAM ROAD STATIC AND TOURERS

ROBSON'S OAK LEAF SITE STATIC

DOCTOR PASTURE SITE TUNSTALL STATIC

HOLEBECK SITE TOURERS

KINGFISHER PARK TOURERS

CHALET PARK DENESIDE LODGES

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REFUSE COLLECTION.

THIS DEPENDS ON POST CODES AND THE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE FROM DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL WEBSITE; durham.gov.uk.

WEEK ONE RECYCLEABLE MATERIALS, WEEK TWO GENERAL RUBBISH

THERE IS ALSO A GARDEN WASTE COLLECTION EVERY TWO WEEKS DURING SUMMER, AT AN ADDITIONAL FEE.

CHECK WHICH BINS YOUR NEIGHBOURS PUT OUT IS THE EASIEST ADVICE!

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