Alerts

Important Alerts and Reminders

School closures, weather alerts and distruptions to council services are listed below

Issue Nelson Way and Crow Hall Lane

Effective: 17 Jan 2018 to 18 Jan 2018

Group Outage Junction of Nelson Way & Crow Hall Lane. We are aware of this outage and are working to have this resolved as soon as possible.

Public Transport Alert : bus service 473 - delays between Wooler and Alnwick

Effective: 17 Jan 2018

The northbound 473 from Alnwick to Wooler is at least 15 minutes late due to a road closure between Glanton and Wooler and may be diverted

Library Alert : Corbridge Library will be closed today, Wed17 Jan

Effective: 17 Jan 2018

Due to unforeseen circumstances Corbridge Library will be closed today (Wednesday 17 Jan). We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Items can be renewed online at http://mylibrary.co.uk/ or by telephoning 01670 50 50 16. Please note that this is an automated system and you will need your library card number.

More about Library Alert : Corbridge Library will be closed today, Wed17 Jan available here

School Closure Alert : West Woodburn First School - School closed today, Wednesday 17 January, due to weather conditions.

Effective: 17 Jan 2018

School closed due to weather conditions.

School Transport Alert : Bus route 338 Alwinton to Thropton cancelled

Effective: 17 Jan 2018

Bus route 338 Alwinton to Thropton cancelled due to adverse weather conditions, children who have already boarded the bus will be returned to their original boarding point

School Closure Alert : Kielder Community First School - School closed today, Wednesday 17 January, due to weather conditions.

Effective: 17 Jan 2018

School closed due to weather conditions.

School Transport Alert : Bus Route 0122 Byrness to Bellingham Middle School not running

Effective: 17 Jan 2018

Bus Route 0122 Byrness to Bellingham Middle School is not running today (17/01/18) due to adverse road conditions

Public Transport Alert : Bus route 131 Otterburn to Hexham School amended start point

Effective: 17 Jan 2018

Bus route 131 Otterburn to Hexham Schools is unable to travel to Otterburn today (17/01/18) due to adverse road conditions, the first pickup will be at Bellingham

Public Transport Alert : Route 116 Byrness to Haydon Bridge High School not running on 17/01/18

Effective: 17 Jan 2018

Bus Route 116 Byrness to Haydon Bridge High School not running on 17/01/18 due to adverse road conditions

Missed refuse collection

Effective: 16 Jan 2018 to 17 Jan 2018

Due to icy road conditions we have been unable to complete some recycling refuse collections in the Hexhamshire area. Northumberland County Council would like to apologise to all residents affected, and ask that they either leave their bins out or present them for collection from 7am tomorrow the 17th of January.

Winter Alert : Planned winter services actions from 4pm on Tuesday 16th January 2018

Effective: 16 Jan 2018 to 17 Jan 2018

Based on the most recent weather forecast we plan to carry out precautionary gritting on all routes from 16:00hrs Tuesday 16th January 2018 and again on all routes from 04:00hrs on Wednesday 17th January 2018.

This afternoon will be windy and cold with spells of sunshine and a scattering of wintry showers spreading in from the west. A significant wind chill.

A cold night to come with clear spells as well as further wintry showers spreading in on the brisk westerly wind.

Little change tomorrow with spells of sunshine and a scattering of wintry showers. Blustery winds persisting too, giving a significant chill.

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.

More about Winter Alert : Planned winter services actions from 4pm on Tuesday 16th January 2018 available here

Hexham Customer Information Centre - from Monday 15 January

Effective: 12 Jan 2018 to 26 Jan 2018

From Monday 15th January Hexham Customer Information Centre is located at Queen's Hall, Beaumont Street, Hexham, NE46 3LS. For all enquiries please visit this centre and not the previous centre at Hadrian House.

West of Northumberland Consultation

Effective: 11 Jan 2018 to 26 Jan 2018

Council Officers are meeting with educational professionals working in and with schools and academies in the West of Northumberland in the first phase of consultation on issues facing schools in the West of Northumberland.
Further information can be found on the web page below:

More about West of Northumberland Consultation available here

Plans for extension at Hexham Priory School

Effective: 10 Jan 2018 to 25 Jan 2018

Plans for a new first floor extension at Hexham Priory School are ready to be shared with all interested parties. This extension would create additional teaching accommodation at the school. The plans will be on display at Hexham Priory School, Corbridge Road, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1UY on:

Thursday 25th January 2018 from 5:00pm until 7.30pm

All interested parties including local residents, parents, staff, pupils and Governors of Hexham Priory School are welcome to attend. Members of the development team will also be available to answer questions and receive your views.

School Closures

School Closure Alert : West Woodburn First School - School closed today, Wednesday 17 January, due to weather conditions.

Effective: 17 Jan 2018

School closed due to weather conditions.

School Closure Alert : Kielder Community First School - School closed today, Wednesday 17 January, due to weather conditions.

Effective: 17 Jan 2018

School closed due to weather conditions.

Planned Road Closures

View our planned roadworks using the interactive map here