Welcome to Etherley Parish Council Website 

Thank you to everyone who attended the Village Fete 

Your support is much appreciated

Go to 2024 VILLAGE FETE  for images


 1st August  - 6.00pm

Toft Hill and Etherley Community Centre

Etherley Parish is located in the heart of County Durham, on the outskirts of Teesdale and on the borders of Wear Valley.  

The  Parish is situated within beautiful countryside yet  still benefiting from  access to excellent local services. 

The Parish stretches across  a wide area which includes,  Low Etherley, Phoenix Row, High Etherley, Toft Hill, Etherley Bank, Spring Gardens, Hummerbeck,  Bildershaw, Royal Oak  and  some properties located within West Auckland. 

Etherley  Parish has  a range of local services and facilities  including:

The Parish also has the advantage of being located within easy driving distance  of a major retail park 

where  you will find  a wide range of  shopping outlets and places to eat out.


The History of Etherley can be seen on this page. 

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Parish Council News

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News about Etherley Parish and a full list of events can be found by clicking the below...

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Village Fete

The Village Fete

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Our History

Today the population of Etherley Parish stands at 2431 inhabitants with all dwellings having piped water, bathrooms and inside toilets. Not so very along ago, fifty years infact, the picture was very different with a parish population of 1835 - over 40 dwellings without piped water, 365 dwellings using outside toilets and a staggering 405 dwellings with no bathroom.