Former Councillor, Mr Geoff O’Hehir

Former Councillor, Mr Geoff O’Hehir

Picture of Mr Geoff O’Hehir, Former councillor and mayor

It is with great sadness that Spennymoor Town Council announce the passing of former Councillor and Town Mayor Mr  Geoff O’Hehir.  The Town Flag will fly at half mast as a sign of respect, with condolences to his wife, family and friends.

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Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

Following recent outbreaks of avian influenza throughout the UK, you can find further advice by clicking on the following link:

Government Advice – Avian Influenza

Bird flu is a notifiable animal disease. If you suspect any type of bird flu in poultry or captive birds you must report it immediately by calling the Defra Rural Services Helpline on 03000 200 301. In Wales, contact 0300 303 8268. In Scotland, contact your local Field Services Office. Failure to do so is an offence.

If you find dead wild waterfowl (swans, geese or ducks) or other dead wild birds, such as gulls or birds of prey, you should report them to the Defra helpline (03459 33 55 77 – please select option 7).

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