Welcome to Cornsay Parish Council's website

Cornsay Village, Cornsay Colliery, Hamsteels

Welcome to Cornsay Parish Council's website

Situated in north west Durham, between Durham City and Consett, our Parish covers a wide area including the villages of Cornsay, Cornsay Colliery and Hamsteels, Esh Winning. 

On our site you can find information about the Council including who your councillors are and agendas and minutes for our meetings. 

You can also see what's on in Hamsteels Community Centre, find out about our parks and open spaces and find local information.

We hope you find it useful, but if there's anything else you'd like to see, just get in touch.

News & Events

Councillor vacancies

There are currently vacant seats on the Council. If you are interested in becoming a councillor please have a look at the information on our elections page to find out more about what we do and the criteria for councillors.

Care Connect

People in County Durham are being urged to join Durham County Council’s community alarm service that supports vulnerable residents of all ages.

Care Connect (pdf)(3 pages, 693 kb)

For more information please visit www.durham.gov.uk/careconnect or telephone 03000 262195.


Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday 2 May 2018.

Public Notices

The Annual Parish Meeting, to which all registered Electors in the parish are entitled to attend and raise issues for discussion, will be held on Wednesday 2 May 2018 at 7.00pm in Hamsteels Community Centre, Esh Winning.

Job Vacancies

There are currently no job vacancies.