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Litter Picking around Bishopton

With the cancellation of the annual litter pick and the closure of litter bins, many residents have taken it upon themselves to “Litter pick” areas of the village. This has even extended to clearing fly-tipped rubbish! We are all grateful for the selfless help given by a number of residents. A special thank you to …

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Dog Fouling in Bishopton

Dear Residents, We all know that the dog bins and the litter bins have been sealed for some time now, but we still have irresponsible dog owners leaving dog faeces on the pavements and roadside. Even worse than this are those who pick up the dog dirt and bag it, only then to hang the …

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Pharmacy openings over Bank Holiday

Grass Cutting -The Village Green – Residents continue to help

Bishopton Parish Council would like to thank all the residents of the village with areas of the village green outside their properties for cutting the grass and keeping the area tidy whilst the grass is not being cut by Darlington Borough Council. The Council will be starting to cut the grass again in the future, …

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Booking The Tip in Darlington

Grass Cutting -Bishopton Playground

Bishopton Parish Council would like to thank Mr Adam Wallace for cutting the grass in the playground. .Mr Wallace has cut the grass twice since the ‘lockdown’ and we are very grateful for his service.

Bishopton Village Fete

Further to the Parish Council sending out a flyer at the beginning of February saying that we were hoping to gather together a number of residents to help with the planning and organisation.  We suggested having the first meeting before the end of February. Despite some residents putting their names forward and the WI expressing …

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Grass Cutting -The Village Green

Bishopton Parish Council would like to thank all the residents of the village with areas of the village green outside their properties for cutting the grass and keeping the area tidy whilst the grass is not being cut by Darlington Borough Council. The Council will be starting to cut the grass again in the future, …

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Darlington Community Support

Bishopton PC have gathered this information :- Darlington Community Support HUB Contact information Phone number: 01325 405000 Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 – 17:00 Weekends: 9:00 – 13:00 (weekend arrangements may change next week) What you need to know The support hub is a service providing basic food supplies and assistance with the urgent delivery …

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Coronavirus: Changes to Darlington Borough Council services

As part of our response to the Coronavirus outbreak, DBC have had to scale back or suspend certain council services so others can keep going. All council car parks are free with immediate effect until further The tip is closed until further notice. The start of this year’s garden waste service will be delayed by …

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