Belmont and Carrville are residential areas between Gilesgate and the Sherburn areas. Although just outside the ward, the Durham City Retail Park which opened in the last few years has brought a lot of new jobs to the area, but has also brought increased traffic. Good traffic management is needed to assist the problem.The area has a vibrant new church parish hall and new parish council buildings and a good community spirit.
The Community Centres in Belmont and Carrville are lively and provide good community events. I have been campaigning against the loss of green space in this area and against overdevelopment. Belmont and Carrville contain a large amount of housing, and it is important to try and retain as much open and green space for the benefit of residents as possible.
Yesterday evening Roberta Blackman-Woods, MP for the City of Durham, presented a petition to the House of Commons which urges the Government to look again at the Home-School transport regulations.
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Roberta Blackman-Woods, MP for the City of Durham was delighted to visit Durham Grange Caravan Club site today, which is situated just off the A690 near Belmont, to support English Tourism Week. This is a very popular caravan site and is very well used by many people across the country.
Roberta Blackman-Woods, MP for City of Durham, criticised the Government's ‘Big Society' and Localism agenda for not giving real localism to communities, and actually hitting voluntary and community organisations across the country.
Belmont C.E. Junior School
Belmont Head Mrs D Murphy
Durham DH1 2QP
Belmont Cheveley Park Primary
Belmont Head Mrs A Aitchison
Durham DH1 2TX Telephone: 0191 3869494
Belmont Infant School
Belmont Head Mrs J Wynn
Durham DH1 2QP Telephone: 0191 384 3714
St Thomas More RC Primary
Cheveley Park Head Mrs L Wright
Belmont DH1 2AQ
Belmont School Community Arts College
Belmont Head Miss J I Wilkinson
Durham DH1 2QP Telephone: 0191 386 5715
An up-to-date list of GP surgeries in Durham can be found by accessing www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/LocalServices and typing in your postcode.
Harrison & Partners
Broomside Lane, Belmont, Co. Durham, DH1 2QW
Telephone: 0844 4773492
Fax: 0191 3860592
Munro & Harrison
The Links, Belmont, Durham, DH1 2UW
Telephone: 0191 3864285
Fax: 0191 3865934
6 Blue House Buildings, High Street, Belmont, DH1 1AR
Telephone: 0191 3847708
Clark J and LC
10 Cheveley Park, Belmont, DH1 2AA
Telephone: 0191 3863683
Fax: 0191 3847559