Welcome to the Cotherstone Parish Council website

A warm welcome to the Cotherstone Parish Council website.

Cotherstone is a rural village in the beautiful countryside of Teesdale in the rural south-west of County Durham.

The parish lies to the west of Barnard Castle in the Durham Dales at the confluence of the river Tees and Balder, and comprises of the village of Cotherstone and the hamlets of East, and West, Briscoe in the ward of South Baldersdale.


We’re hiring!

The Parish Council has three vacancies and is keen to hear from anyone who might be interested in becoming a member.

Are you:

  • interested in your local community?
  • able to work well with other people?
  • able and willing to attend monthly council meetings?
  • a good communicator?
  • flexible?
  • enthusiastic and positive?

For details or to express your interest, contact Judith Mashiter, Clerk to the Parish Council, on tel. 01833 640893 or by email: cotherstoneparishcouncil@hotmail.com