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East Durham Rural Corridor AAP Board meetings

We hold regular Board meetings where we put plans and actions in place to help community groups and local organisations develop projects that meet our AAP priorities.

The Board also looks at how those projects are progressing and gets involved in consultations on local issues. 

Follow East Durham Rural Corridor AAP on Facebook for the latest meeting information.

Board meetings

For further information on how to attend the Board meeting contact us

Future AAP board meeting dates

Contact us for meeting dates.

Minutes and summaries of previous meetings



We aim to publish minutes once they are approved at the following meeting. For copies of meeting minutes not listed above, please contact us.

Board members

East Durham Rural Corridor AAP is made up of seven public representatives, seven partner representatives, six county councillors and a representative from the local parish councils.

Public representatives

  • Melvyn Carr
  • Christine Carter
  • Stuart Dunn
  • George Storey
  • Allan Blakemore
  • Kester Noble

Partner representatives

  • Clair White (NHS County Durham CCG/Health)
  • Tony Cutmore (Voluntary and Community Sector)
  • Dave Tempest (County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service)
  • Sarah Honeyman (Durham Constabulary)
  • Mark Readman (Durham County Council)
  • Malcolm Gray (Housing)
  • Angela Stobbart (Business)

Councillor representatives

  • Cllr Chris Lines (Sedgefield ward)
  • Cllr Chris Varty (Trimdon and Thornley ward) (Chair)
  • Cllr Jan Blakey (Coxhoe ward)
  • Cllr David Brown (Sedgefield ward)
  • Cllr Gary Hutchinson (Coxhoe ward)
  • Cllr Maura McKeon (Coxhoe ward)
  • Cllr Sandra Dowson (Parish Councillor)
Contact us
Area Action Partnership - East Durham Rural Corridor
03000 261 129
Our address is:
  • The Manor House
  • West End
  • Sedgefield
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • TS21 2BW