About The Town Council... The Urban District of Hetton-le-Hole was formed by Order in Council dated 30th March 1885 and it then
the Hetton, Hetton Downs and Easington Lane wards - the population was 12,726.
In 1974 Hetton Town Council
was formed due
the reorganisation of Local Government and is made up of 21 Members, representing the four Wards of Hetton-le-Hole.
The connotation of the arms being "Puffing Billy" represents the locamotives used on the Hetton Colliery Railway
constructed by George Stephenson, resident Engineer in 1822. The ears of corn represent the Agricultural community.
The Lion Rampant has association with the Bowes Lyon Family.
Hetton Town Council - Serving your local communities of
Easington Lane, Moorsley, East Rainton, Eppleton and Hetton-le-Hole