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Chester le Street District Business Association is a very proactive organisation working in partnership with many agencies, the Area Action Partnership (AAP), local councillors, Regeneration Team, Beamish Museum, Police, Emirates Cricket Ground, Civic Pride and other groups.

Over the years the Association has been involved in many, many projects;

Installation of town centre CCTV

Crime Prevention & Shop Watch

Town Centre Contingency Plan

Present Town Centre Masterplan and many other previous consultations

Town centre Parade/Festival & Entertainment

Massive European entertainment; titanic, Theatre Xarxa etc

Award winning Town Crier

Provision of three town centre notice boards

Business Locator Map (Queens Head and Railway Station)

Tourist Town Visitor Map

Shop Jacket / shop signage project

Christmas Festival

Christmas Light switch on event

Christmas children's colouring competition

The Market Activity Week, promotion and sponsorship

Coach stop

The Ashes Project Town Centre

Time capsule

RHS In Bloom; Hanging Basket project

RHS In Bloom Town Centre “Going for Gold”

Civic Centre Free parking on a Saturday

International Brass Bands & Local Brass Bands

Heritage Trail upgrade

Clean & green team, neighbourhood wardens, litter dog fouling, licensing etc

The arch consultation

War Memorial consultation and sponsorship

Hett Hills recycling site consultation

YMCA worked to help resolve initial issues

Mary Portas Pilot Bid

Business Association newsletter delivered to every town centre business

Northumbria Water worked to postpone planned work in December

Save the Post Office

Rainworks project

*This is by no means an exhaustive list

Heritage Trail
RHS Britain in Bloom
Durham Constabulary
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