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Warm Space

Don’t forget our to use our warm space funded by Believe Housing Limited.
Tuesdays: 10am-12pm
Thursdays: 11am-2pm
Warm drinks, mindful colouring books, magazines and newspapers. Open to anyone, see you at Hutton House.


For News and Events in 2022, please click here.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that due to the resignation of Peter Davies, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Town Council.

If by Friday, 16 June, 2023 (14 days after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill said vacancy is made to:
The Returning Officer
Electoral Services
Room 1/104-115
County Hall
Tel: 03000 261212
by TEN electors for the said Town Council, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

If an election is called, a poll will take place not later than Friday, 18 August 2023
Dated Friday, 26 May, 2023

Town Clerk

Community Update

Our Men’s Friday group is now up and running, any gents are welcome to join at any time, even if your only available one or two Fridays a month you can still call in and take part.

The group starts at 10am with an optional healthy walk led by our volunteers. Those that don’t want to walk or are restricted by ability can meet in our community room where there will be games and newspapers and warm drinks available.

The walk is followed by activities and lunch time refreshments.

Read more about it in our Newsletter

Benefits Advice

Benefits Advice sessions are back up and running at Hutton House. Thanks to Ferryhill Ladder Centre and the 4together partnership AAP, we have been able to offer a weekly drop in and appointments, helping people to make new claims for benefits, help with completing benefit forms, how to appeal a DWP decision and to check they members of the community are receiving the help that they are entitled to.

Message from The King Charles III

The Mayor and Town Council were delighted to receive a communication from the King thanking Chilton for their letter of condolence and support given to him and his family at the recent loss of Queen Elizabeth II. The card will be on display in Hutton House reception for residents to see.

Community Champion

This year we received two nominations for two residents of our town to be our Community Champion 2022. The Council this year awarded a joint winner. The Mayor was delighted to present Alderman Christine Potts and Mr. Andrew Coulthard the award at a special ceremony on Tuesday 24th January.


2023 Events


We are currently in the process of arranging our events calendar for this year, which we will update you on in our next newsletter and watch this space.

Should anyone want to volunteer to assist, in our up- coming events, please contact our office to submit your name and address for consideration.

24th & 28th July 2023

Summer Fun Days

Miners welfare recreation ground. We invite your children along to our fun filled activity days.

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31st July 2023

Come Grow With Us

Join us to grow, sow and weed and enjoy the benefits of being in nature. 10-12 for 6 weeks and the West Chilton Terrace Allotments. FREE.

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