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Mid Durham AAP


Welcome to Mid Durham Area Action Partnership's (AAP) web pages which provide information about our events, meetings, projects and partners.

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Our area

The map below shows the area covered by the Mid Durham AAP:

Icon for pdf Mid Durham AAP area map (PDF, 833.3kb)

Or you can find AAP profiles on the County Durham Partnership website.

Partnership news

For the latest information subscribe to the Area Action Partnership (AAP) news page.

Who's involved?

The AAP brings as many people together as possible to improve our area. Our members include:

  • public organisations such as councils, the police, fire and health services
  • community organisations such as community associations and residents' groups
  • voluntary groups
  • businesses
  • individuals who are interested in their community

Find out who's involved in Mid Durham AAP.

Join your local AAP

The Board currently have a public representative vacancy and will be advertising shortly.  If any member of the public is interested in becoming a public representative, please LinkText=;.

If you would like to have a say and influence decisions that affect your area join your local AAP. As a local forum member you'll be invited to meetings and events to discuss community issues.

AAP board

The board oversees the progress of the AAP. It has 21 members - seven public, seven partner, and seven county / parish council representatives.  Find out more on our board meetings and members page.

AAP forum

The forum meets twice a year and is open to local people, businesses and organisations. It sets the AAP's priorities which it seeks to address through its projects and monitors the progress of these. Forum members can share their opinions and ideas with the AAP team and take part in task and finish groups to help achieve the priorities. Find out more on our forum meetings page.

Meeting dates

Please contact us for the latest meeting dates and let us know beforehand if you'd like to attend so that we can make sure there's enough paperwork and seating available.

Task and finish groups

Task and finish groups meet on a regular basis to discuss relevant issues and develop projects to address the AAP's priorities. Each task group is made up of forum members, board members, and representatives of those organisations whose co-operation is needed to get the job done. 

Our projects and priorities

Members of our AAP have helped to choose the priorities for action to help improve our area. Our current priorities are:

  • activities for young people
  • road safety and highways
  • support for older people
  • support for the voluntary and community sector
  • employment and job prospects

If you would like an update on the work of these task groups please see Mid Durham AAP board.

Small grants fund

The Mid Durham AAP small grants fund for community groups continues to award funding. The scheme aims to support local groups working within the Mid Durham AAP area (see map above) to improve the lives of local people. The minimum grant is £200 and the maximum is £400. Groups can apply for one grant per financial year.  

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Annual reports, reviews and budget information

We work on many projects across our area which require funding. We have an area budget to manage projects but we also work to bring in funding from other sources. Each county councillor also has a neighbourhood budget. 

You can view our most recent reporting information and check the AAP's progress on our annual reports page.

Contact us
  • Area Action Partnership - Mid Durham
  • 07818 510 370
  • Our address is:
    • Langley Park Miners Institute
    • Church Street
    • Langley Park
    • County Durham
    • United Kingdom
    • DH7 9TZ
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