Your Council

Councillors' Details

Councillors are elected every 4 years. Your councillors’ contact details are here.  In the event of an uncontested vacancy on the council, a councillor can be co-opted onto the council. For general enquiries and issues please contact the clerk to the council, Martin Clark

phone  07908442413


Council Documents

Documents other than minutes and agendas can be found here.

Council documents here

Financial Reports & Audits

Smaller councils including parishes such as Gainford & Langton are required by law to publish all financial information.  

Find ours here

Meetings & Minutes

We are a transparent council publishing all of our meeting agendas & minutes online.  These documents can be found here.

If you have any difficulty accessing the required documents please let us know.

Planning Applications

Planning applications can be viewed via the Durham County Council online portal.  Click on the link below and enter a relevant search term ie. “Gainford”.

Durham County Council Planning Portal

Please note clicking on the link will open the DCC website in another tab.  G&LPC take no responsibility for content on external sites.


There are currently no ongoing consultations. 

Contact Us

You can get in touch by phone.  Our clerk, Martin can be contacted on 07908442413 or by email to

Further ways to get in touch are here.

When We Meet

We meet on the first Monday of every month (except August).

Our calendar is here.

We have a 15 minute public participation section at the start of each meeting. You are most welcome to attend.