Field House Farm Opencast Mine

Community Liaison Committee

The Community Liaison Committee or CLC consists of representatives from Hargreaves Surface Mining, Durham County Council and the local community and is intended to provide a place for discussion of any issues relating to the development and to help pass information to the local community.

The CLC will also be responsible for allocating any money made available through the  Community Fund linked to the development.

Application forms and guidance notes for the Community Fund are now available and can be downloaded here:

Recent Updates presented to the CLC

Minutes of past CLC meetings:

Minutes will only be made available once agreed and signed which normally happens at the next CLC meeting.

Contact Details

If you have any concerns or complaints regarding site issues, in the first instance, please contact: Trevor Meek: Site Manager: 07741 634 842: as he may be in a position to resolve any potential issue directly.

If you wish to raise a concern or complaint direct with Durham County Council, please contact:

Mike Tweddle: DCC Monitoring Officer: 03000 261 395
Claire Teasdale: DCC Planning Officer: 03000 261 390