The Latest Great Aycliffe Town Council News

Bin Collection Changes

October 13th, 2017

Great Aycliffe Town Council is not responsible for Bin Collection, this is the responsibility of Durham County Council.

You can find out if your collection day or schedule has changed by clicking on this link which will take you to the My Durham search page.  Once on the page, you need to enter your house number and postcode, then click on your address.  You will then be able to see when your rubbish and recycling are due to be collected and have the option to download or print the collection date calendar.

Machinery for sale via sealed bid

October 12th, 2017

Various grass cutting machines detailed below. All purchased from new and maintained by Great Aycliffe Town Council.

1995, John Deere 855 road registered tractor with Beaver triple wrap-around gangs, 5837 recorded hours.





1999, John Deere 3235A – Fairways mower. Runs and drives but does have a suspected cylinder head gasket failure. 4931 recorded hours.





1995, Toro 216D – Tees mower, 3162 recorded hours. Runs and drives. Cutting units require attention.





2000, Kubota BX2200 road registered small tractor, 48” cutting deck requires attention. 1995 recorded hours.





Viewing by appointment only. For further information contact Great Aycliffe Town Council on 01325 300700.

All machines sold as seen without warranty or guarantee.

 Sealed bids to be received by noon Friday 3rd November 2017


Machinery bids,

Great Aycliffe Town Council Offices,

School Aycliffe Lane,

Newton Aycliffe

Co. Durham


Sealed bids should contain the machine you are biding for, your bid amount, name and contact telephone number. Envelopes to be marked machinery bids.

Only the successful bidder for each machine will be contacted by Monday 6th November 2017 and given until Friday 10th November 2017 to make payment.

Only cash or a bank transfer will be accepted. The machines will be released upon clearance of the payment.

For further information please contact Great Aycliffe Town Council on 01325 300700.


Oak Leaf Golf Complex Autumn and Winter Special Offers

September 28th, 2017

Oak Leaf Golf Complex is proud to launch our 2017/18 Autumn and Winter Special Offers, which provide fantastic value for money on memberships and green fees.

All deals are all available with effect from Sunday 1st October 2017.

Please see the advert below for further details:-

Notice of the Completion of the Annual Audit of the Council’s Accounts

August 30th, 2017

Notice is hereby given that the audit of the Council’s accounts the financial year ended 31st March 2017 has been concluded and the audited Annual Return has now been published.

The Council is pleased to confirm that it has received a clean bill of health from the external auditors, who have confirmed that the accounting statements and annual governance statement for 2016/17 have been prepared in compliance with proper practices and no matters of concern have been identified.

A copy of the statutory notice can be viewed via this link.

The audited Annual Return can be viewed via this link.

Golf lessons at the Oakleaf Golf Complex

August 24th, 2017

Golf lessons will be available from Saturday 2nd September with our visiting Professional, Ralph Givens.

Ralph worked at the old Blackwell Grange Golf Club from 1977 until 2001 when he took over as Golf Manager and PGA Professional at Stressholme Golf Club, a role he held for 12 years.

When Darlington Borough Council bought Stressholme Golf Club in the summer of 2013, Ralph was retained as PGA Professional and Driving Range Manager until he retired in February this year.

Lessons now available at the Oakleaf