Civility and Respect Pledge

Greencroft Parish Council has signed to the civility and respect pledge to demonstrating that our
council is committed to treating councillors, clerks, employees, members of the public,
representatives of partner organisations, and volunteers, with civility and respect in their

Click to see Civility and Respect Certificate

Rejuvenating the village flowerbeds

Local councillors Vivian and Jane donned their gardening gear and set to work weeding and restoring the flowerbed to its former glory. Now it is a welcoming sight as everyone enters the village.


Fancy a walk around Maiden Law?

How well do you know your parish? Have a look at our leaflet detailing our country walks around Maiden Law area covering Greencroft Park and Chapmans Well which is a local nature reserve.

Lambs by Jane Cain

Relaunch of Our  Website

The Greencroft Parish Council website was launched in October 2016 but we have recently utilized more information from within the parish to create a more useful and up to date resource. The website was designed by Derwentside Web Designs.  If there is anything you would like to see on the website please contact the Parish Clerk for consideration.

Gateway Project

The Gateway Project is a partnership scheme with Durham County Council; The Police; the Area Action Partnership; the Parish Council and the residents of the Parish.

The project aims to improve road safety through Maiden Law with a number of traffic calming measures for the village.

PDF IconGatewayProjectA6076MaidenLawA693AIP.pdfPDF IconGatewayProjectMaidenLawHowdenBank.pdf

Registered Trader Scheme

The Registered Trader Scheme was set up by Durham County Council in an attempt to reduce incidents of bogus traders which often target vunerable members of our communities.

Brain Tumor Research

Greencroft Parish Council are commited to helping charity based organisations. Below is a charity close to the hearts of many residents in and around Greencroft and Lanchester, I’m sure this charity would welcome any donations to help with Brain Tumor Research.
To donate or join us on our 3-mile trek please click the link below:

Brain Tumor Research