Market Engagement Events

Here you will find Information from Commissioners at County hall and all the Market Engagement events held between the Commissioners, the VCS & 3rd Sector.



Procurement Workshop: Thursday 23 May 2019 at 1.00 pm

Good afternoon everyone

Please find attached the agenda for the Procurement Workshop next Thursday, 23 May 2019.

Could you please let me know by return email to myself whether you would like one of the 40 places available, these will be assigned on a first come first served basis.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me should you wish to clarify anything, in the meantime I look forward to receiving your response.

Kind regards

Angela Wilson

Senior Contract Officer

Children & Young People’s Service

ALSS Community Learning Network and Consultation Event - 4 April 2019

Dear Partner

Please find attached the information we committed to share with you all following the event held on 4 April 2019.  The zip folder above includes:

  1. Event Report including attendance list and event evaluation
  2. Event Slides
  3. Partner Proformas
  4. ALSS Direct Delivery Guide 2019
  5. ALSS Sub-Contracted Provision 2018/19

 Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you would like to clarify anything.

Kind regards

Angela Wilson

Senior Contract Officer

Children & Young People’s Service Adult Learning & Skills Service Durham County Council 2nd Floor Civic Centre North Terrace CROOK DL15 9ES

Tel: 03000 267286 or 07881 268942

County Durham Market Position Statement (MPS)

Dear Providers,

Please note that the updated MPS has now been uploaded to the Council’s website.

You can access it here:


AHS Commissioning

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03000 266837

VCS Market Engagement Event 

Following the VCS Market Engagement Event held at the Education Development Centre, Spennymoor yesterday, please find attached copies of the presentations given, as well as the Locate video link.

Procurement Slides
The Durham Ask
Supplier Workshop dates Slides

Durham County Market Position Statement

It can be viewed at:

The document brings together key information about the Council’s priorities and helps providers to:
· develop their services to meet local need and demand
· identify opportunities that they may tender for

Providers are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the MPS, particularly the 'Planned Procurements' section which will be reviewed every three months.