RESIDENTS in Ferryhill Station are to be asked what they would like to happen to land after homes demolition.

Vacant and vandalised properties in The Rows area of the village have been scheduled for demolition.

Although the clearance programme may not be compete for 18 months, Groundwork East Durham is carrying out two consultation exercises.

Stephen Armstrong, project officer for Sedgefield, will be at the Ferryhill Station post office in Eldon Lane, from 9am to 4pm on December 3; and at the Sure Start offices at Ferryhill Station Primary School, Chilton Lane, on December 6, from 1pm to 5pm.

Although The Rows is seen as a priority, it is also a chance for residents to voice their opinion on the village as a whole.

Anyone unable to attend can call Mr Armstrong with their views on 0191-527 3333