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The leaders of the seven local councils, the North of Tyne Mayor and Northumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner encourage people to work together to move out of Tier 3 as quickly and as safely as possible.

Projects supported by Teesdale Area Action Partnership

Find out about the range of activities and events that we support in our community.

We are updating our AAP Facebook page with any local information regarding the coronavirus. This includes changes to services or support in your area.

Employability, upskilling and discretionary Project

Working with Bishop Auckland College this project provides opportunities for Teesdale residents to access specific funds to attend training and remove barriers to training and employment.

Keeping safe and well in later life in Teesdale

The project has been helping Age UK County Durham to support older people to access information and support across Teesdale, with a focus on those who experience poverty, loneliness and social isolation.   Funding has helped provide a development worker, recruit volunteers,  pilot a range of activities and provide advice and support.

UTASS - rural advice hub

With the help of a TAP vital local advice services have been delivered in the Upper Dales. Services include 24 hours a day, seven days a week support and advice service for those with urgent needs. The project also supports vital advice to the local farming community.

Association of Teesdale Day Clubs - transport provision 2019

Teesdale Day Clubs operate 10 weekly lunch clubs throughout Teesdale providing the opportunity for people to meet with the aims of minimising the adverse impact of social isolation and loneliness and to help them stay in their own homes for as long as possible.

YMCA community café redevelopment

A grant from TAP has allowed YMCA Teesdale to carry out a refurbishment to the Community Café at Lipscomb Hall, Cockfield.

The café is a vital community resource where people come to access support and advice. Support ranges from; accessing the food bank, help with CVs, online safety and employment and training advice the cafe is also used by older residents as a place to meet and socialise. On Wednesday evenings, the hall converts again into a lively youth club where young people come along to be safe, engage in positive activities and access support and advice.

Projects supported by your local county councillors

You can find out more about the local projects supported by your local county councillors through their Neighbourhood Budget on the Your councillors page.


Contact us
Area Action Partnership - Teesdale
03000 260 817
Our address is:
  • 2 Hall Street
  • Barnard Castle
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL12 8JB
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