" Working together to nurture a thriving and balanced economy and community "
Middleton Plus is a community-led Development trust established in 1998 which works to support and develop projects which help contribute to a sustainable future for the communities of Upper Teesdale and Middleton. It is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. The Trust was formed in response to a village appraisal carried out in 1996 which identified issues of particular concern to local residents. Its membership brings together a wide range of local organisations. The Trust is led by a voluntary Managment Committee made up of elected representatives of a range of these organisations which include:
A further four members are elected at the AGM.
Since its establishment Middleton Plus has been involved in a range of community projects including:
The Management Committee is currently chaired by Frances Easby.
The Trust has an office within the Tourist Information Centre in Middleton-in-Teesdale and can be contacted there:
10 Market Place, Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0QG.
Tel: 01833 641000.
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What is a Development Trust?
There is a network of Development Trusts across England. In principle they exist to support the regeneration of their local communities. The Development Trust Association describes a Trust as:
Further information about the Development Trust Association can be found at www.dta.org.uk