WELCOME TO WEST RAINTON & LEAMSIDE
The village of West Rainton & Leamside proudly sits in the North-East of England. It is in the county of Durham and mid-way between Durham and Sunderland. Also nearby are Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Darlington and Gateshead.
We are a strong and active community of 1,200 households and we hope that this website helps you to find out about us!
ABOUT THIS SITE
This website has been created to inform local residents and visitors to the village about events, community groups, local businesses and what's happening.
The aim is to increase awareness, involvement and support for our community.
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UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS
Are you holding an event in the village? Email: to feature it on this website or our Facebook page. For the Village News it's firstname.lastname@example.org.
Craft fair/ Greenmarket
Last Saturday every month March to November: Currently sleeping due to Covid-19!
Held on the last Saturday of each month from 10am to 1pm in the Jubilee Hall.
Entrance is free. Stallholders pay a small charge and should be there at 9am. No booking is needed.
Tea and eats are available and this popular event is running again with a different village group operating the kitchen each time.