Important Alerts and Reminders
School closures, weather alerts and distruptions to council services are listed below
Winter Alert : Planned winter services actions from 4pm on Friday 16th March 2018
Effective: 16 Mar 2018 to 17 Mar 2018
Based on the most recent weather forecast we plan to carry out precautionary gritting in Allendale and Bearl 4 from 16:00hrs on Friday 16th March 2018. At 19:00hrs we plan to carry out precautionary gritting on the following routes: Alnwick 4; Haltwhistle 1; Otterburn 1; Otterburn 2 & Rothbury; then all routes at midnight and again all routes at 05:00hrs on Saturday 17th March.More about Winter Alert : Planned winter services actions from 4pm on Friday 16th March 2018 available here
Cloudy and cold today, with outbreaks of rain in places – these spreading back westward later today, bringing rain to places which are currently dry. Later this evening, and overnight, as the rain moves away, it’s likely to turn to snow for a while before clearing. A light covering is possible at low levels, with several cm on higher ground. Strong easterly winds and sub-zero temperatures bringing the risk of ice on untreated surfaces. Scattered, locally heavy, snow showers through the weekend, giving a covering of snow for many of us, and some quite deep snow on higher ground, where drifting of lying snow will also occur. Showers fading away, winds easing, and temperatures rising next week, with a thaw of lying snow.
Should conditions change significantly we will issue another alert to inform you of our planned action.
Be aware of possible freezing conditions and drive with care.
In continuing cold weather conditions, when widespread ice is forecast, and as resources become available, we will progressively start gritting:
• main footpaths and car parks in town centres
• busy urban shopping areas
• important pedestrian links
• footpaths next to large schools
Any problem areas should be reported to our Customer Services Centre on 0345 600 6400 or you can report via www.northumberland.gov.uk/winter which will then be logged directly on our Severe Weather system and appropriate action will be taken.
Consultation Meeting - Netherton Northside First School
Effective: 9 Mar 2018 to 20 Mar 2018
A consultation meeting will be held at Netherton Northside First School on Monday 19th March from 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.
Parents, community members and other interested parties are welcome to attend for further information regarding the proposal to close the school with effect from 31 August 2018
West of Northumberland Consultation Drop-In Event
Effective: 8 Mar 2018 to 18 Mar 2018
The Council is holding a drop-in event on More about West of Northumberland Consultation Drop-In Event available here
Saturday 17 March 2018 from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm at Hexham Auction Mart
This is a drop-in session that can be attended at any time, and is for those with an interest in either Haydon Bridge or Hexham partnerships.
The Consultation is open until 9 April 2018.
Consultation on Post-16 Transport Policy
Effective: 20 Feb 2018 to 1 Apr 2018
We are consulting on some potential changes to this policy which would come into effect from September 2018. The consultation will run from Tuesday 20 February 2018 until Monday 2 April 2018 and everyone is welcome to give their views. More about Consultation on Post-16 Transport Policy available here
West of Northumberland Consultation
Effective: 19 Feb 2018 to 8 Apr 2018
Consultation has started today on options for the organisation of schools in the west of Northumberland, which includes schools in Haydon Bridge and Hexham Partnerships. School leaders of schools in the west have already been consulted over the last month and now the second phase of this extensive consultation is now open to parents, staff, Governors, parish councils, the wider community and any one else with an interest. Further information can be found on the web page below:More about West of Northumberland Consultation available here
Netherton Northside First School - Consultation on proposal for closure
Effective: 9 Feb 2018 to 30 Mar 2018
Following a request from the Governing Body of Netherton Northside First School, on 8 February the Council's Cabinet approved the commencement of consultation on a proposal to close Netherton Northside First School with effect from 31 August 2018.More about Netherton Northside First School - Consultation on proposal for closure available here
The consultation is now open until 30 March 2018 and all interested parties are invited to respond. The consultation document setting out the reasons for the proposal is available by following the link below.
There are no alerts
Planned Road Closures
View our planned roadworks using the interactive map here