Mickleton Parish Council

Community Matters

Slide 1


Welcome to the Mickleton Parish Council website.

Mickleton is a village in Teesdale, in the Pennines of England. Mickleton is situated by the meeting of the Lune River, as it leaves Lunedale, and joins the Tees, behind Mickleton on the Lunedale Hills looms the Bronze Age burial site of Kirkcarrion.

>Read More

Mickleton Parish Council programme of work 2014/2015


 Animal fouling

Undertake reviews of bin placement/emptying and liaising thereon with DCC


Report incidents.

Wells and springs

 Take the necessary actions so that wells and springs are maintained and that the origins of wells are recorded.

Village seats.

 Keep a register of village seats and identify those for which the Parish Council is responsible and those for which DCC has responsibility

Maintain and replace village seats as necessary.

Monitor signage for the village.Review signage in the village and liaise with the appropriate authorities for changes where needed.

Road safety

 Liaise with Durham CC and the Police on matters relating to speed control with appropriate signage within the village and its surrounding area.

Ensure that the Speedvisor Programme is maintained and continue to explore other alternatives to reduce traffic speed in the Parish Council area.

Manage the village play area

Maintain a register of play area assets.

Regularly inspect and maintain (by means of a maintenance contract) the play area.

Undertake a risk review in the play area.

Arrange appropriate insurance for the play area.

Manage and respond to annual ROSPA inspection.

Replace equipment in the play area as and when sources of funds are available to the Parish Council.

Keeping in touch with the Village

 Produce a Newsletter to be delivered to each house in the Parish Council area reporting on the activities of the Parish Council.

Maintain a Village Notice Board on which will be displayed Notices of Parish Council Meetings the Minutes of those meetings and a reminder that all people in the Parish Council area are warmly invited to meetings of the Parish Council.

Maintain a website devoted to Mickleton and the work of the Parish Council.

Consult with residents on planning applications and on any other matter which affects the village which falls within the responsibility of the Parish Council.

Attend meetings outside the Parish when it is important that the views of the Parish Council and the people of Mickleton need to be represented.

Bus service

 To represent the view of residents that it is essential that the people of the Parish have an adequate bus service.

Village appearance.

 Encourage residents to improve the appearance of the village.

Review the services of DCC and other statutory authorities in relation to grass cutting, refuse collection, snow clearance, road maintenance and street lighting to ensure that they do not fall below a satisfactory standard of acceptance.

To take appropriate action to the Parish Council where houses in the Parish Council area appear to become abandoned or become derelict

Published on Sunday, 11 May 2014 11:01

The regular monthly meeting of Mickleton Parish Council will be held in Mickleton Village Hall at 19:30 on Tuesday 16 July 2013. The agenda can be downloaded here icon Agenda Jul 2013 (20.86 kB)  and the minutes of the last meeting can be downloaded here icon Minutes Jun 2013 (11.44 kB)

The public are very welcome to attend the meeting as observers.

Do note, there is no Parish Council Meeting in August, the next meeting will be on Tuesday 17 September.

Published on Saturday, 13 July 2013 09:41


A number of people have very generously donated pictures for inclusion on our gallery and, on behalf of Mickleton Parish Council, I thank them unreservedly. If you have photographs of life in Mickleton, recently or historically, that you would like to share please contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and discuss them with me.

The copyright of all the photographs donated to the gallery remains with the copyright holders and whilst copies may be taken for private use they may not be reproduced for any commercial gain without the specific and written permission of the copyright holders.

lBob Tuck for the "Bob Tuck Collection"

The photographs in the Dorothy Metcalf Collection are displayed courtesy of Dorothy Metcalf, nee Dent and formerly of High Green Mickleton


Published on Sunday, 21 April 2013 10:33

BanklandsMichelle & Colin would like to invite you to Banklands Barn B&B, our newly converted barn providing Bed and in-room breakfast accommodation in the quiet village of Mickleton in Teesdale, County Durham. We are a sustainable Eco friendly site, with electricity generated via the wind and solar.

2013 Room rates-

-       Double room £60.00 per room

-       Single occupancy £45.00 per room

Payment can be made by Cash prior to departure. To confirm your booking we request a non-refundable deposit of £10 per room per night

All prices include Full English Breakfast or a Continental Breakfast if preferred. Boiled eggs or poached eggs are available too, upon request, if preferred

Breakfast is served in your room at either 8 am, 8.30 am or 9 am or outside on the patio (weather permitting).

Arrival time : After 3pm

Departure: Rooms must be vacated by 10.00 am.

Sorry but pets are not allowed.

No Smoking


This has an en- suite shower bath, underfloor heating, a flat screen digital TV, hairdryer and facilities for making tea or coffee.


Our own Free range Eggs are for sale £1.00 per 1/2 dozen

Packed lunches can be provided upon request at £4.50.

Alternative accommodation :-

Caravan with double bed & single ( or 2 bunk beds) incl gas & electric

-with bedding/linen/towels £35.00 per night

-without bedding/linen/towels £25.00 per night

Breakfast (optional extra)

Full English Breakfast or a full Continental Breakfast £6.50 per person

We hope you come to stay in Teesdale


Published on Thursday, 30 May 2013 07:50

Thanks to Google Maps you can take a virtual tour around the Village


View Larger Map



Published on Thursday, 21 March 2013 08:17