Community Schemes

​​If you are organising a local community event please remember to contact the relevant council’s Safety Advisory Group for advice, guidance and support to ensure the event goes safely. You can find details on both the Durham County Council and Darlington Council websites.

The Spennymoor neighbourhood policing team consists of a neighbourhood inspector, supported by two sergeants and two teams of dedicated beat officers and PCSOs, policing the Spennymoor / Ferryhill areas and surrounding villages.

With the onset of lighter nights, we will be giving special attention to anti-social behaviour and underage drinking.

We will be carrying out test purchase operations aimed at reducing this, and running educational sessions in schools. We also support the provision of proof-of-age cards through Durham County Council’s ID4U scheme. Visit the council’s website for further details.

We hold monthly Police and Communities Together (PACT) meetings - please take the time to attend so you can play an active part in setting priorities and provide feedback. This helps us increase confidence and

Full details of dates, times and venues can be found on the Durham Constabulary website. We also advertise the meetings in local newspapers.

We would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the recent addition of the 101 telephone number. This is the number on which to contact your local police when your call is less urgent than 999.