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May 2017.

Thanks to local “politicians “ using our name and good works and passing them off in their election leaflets this site is suspended and will not be updated in the future.


The Village Park Residents Association are the residents group for the Village area in Thornaby on Tees.

Still going over 10 years on. Working behind the scenes to try and improve our area and the lives of residents in it

We are a non political VOLUNTARY group with the aim of improving day to day life in our area. Working closely with the local councils and other local bodies we aim to make the Village area of Thornaby a friendly, tidy place to live.Click here for the VPRA Power point Presentation , see what VPRA is and does at a glance.
The prime purpose of this VPRA community web site is a gateway to information on the local area in order to promote the interests of the residents of The Village area of Thornaby on Tees in all aspects of their lives. It is also for visitors to the area, prospective visitors and prospective residents.
A secondary aim is to help users of the Internet find their way around local information efficiently.

The site is provided totally free of charge using free web site providers and is mirrored on more than one server to allow 99.9% up time.Please save these address’s in your favourites to ensure you always have access to VPRA news. and  and

This site will be updated as and when information is available and time allows.There may be times when updating is not possible due to our webmasters own work commitments. Please bear with us.


Residents are reminded to ensure that any items you want bringing up at future meetings must be made in writing or e mail at least 7 days prior to a meeting to allow enough time for each agenda item . This should ensure a 10 to 15 minute slot for discussion of the said item and also allow time for research and possible inclusion of any relevant third parties to the meetings.

AOB is to be used to try and inform residents of future events and projects and not taken up by items that are important enough to be on the main agenda.

The VPRA Blogs pages have moved to their own section within the Blog Pages, you can access all of the blog pages for the past two years.

Pages are still updated as and when events and news happens so please check in and have a look at what is happening.There are extensive news reports and pictures from around the area.

Check out Police Beat for Thornaby Police Information.

Do you need help or advice with benefits ?

If so visit the Direct Gov website for advice. Try the new Benefits Advisor Site.

Links to Jobcentre Plus and Pension Service

Check out our Benefit Help page on the right hand menus for some simple tips

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