Important Alerts and Reminders

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

Bin Collection Alert : Missed Recyclable Waste Collections Monday 24/04/17

Effective: 24 Apr 2017 to 25 Apr 2017

Unfortunately due to a vehicle breakdown we were unable to complete all of the scheduled Recyclable Waste collections in the following area: Humshaugh - Beech Croft, Valley Court, Hadrian Court, Main Road, East Lea and Widdrington Terrace. Wall - Warden View and Main Road. We apologise to all residents affected and would ask that where it is safe to do so and does not cause a hazard, that residents leave their bins out for collection on Tuesday 25/04/17. Where it is not safe to do so please re-present your bins before 7am.

Winter Alert : Planned winter services actions from 6pm on Monday 24th April 2017

Effective: 24 Apr 2017 to 25 Apr 2017

Based on the most recent weather forecast we plan to carry out precautionary gritting on all routes from 18:00hrs Monday 24th April 2017 and again at 04.00hrs on Tuesday 25th April 2017.
This afternoon there will be sunny spells and scattered showers which will turn wintry later on. This evening the showers may merge into a longer spell of rain, sleet and hill snow. Clear spells and scattered wintry showers will then follow through the remainder of the night. Tuesday will have sunny spells and scattered showers, some of which will be heavy with a risk of hail and thunder. They will also be wintry on high ground. A colder night with RSTs dropping away.

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 6pm on Monday 24th April 2017 available here

Hexham East First School

Effective: 24 Apr 2017

We are experiencing problems with the telephone lines at Hexham East First School. The fault is currently being looked in to.

Civil Marriage Premises Application : The Blue Bell Hotel, Belford (Renewal)

Effective: 20 Apr 2017 to 10 May 2017

The Marriages and Civil Partnerships (Approved Premises) Regulations 2005

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Mr. Michael Ratliff has applied for a renewal of licence for The Blue Bell Hotel, Belford, to be approved for the solemnisation of civil marriages and the formation of civil partnerships in accordance with the Marriage Act 1949 (as amended) and the Civil Partnership Act 2004.

A copy of the application and the plan accompanying it may be inspected at County Hall, Morpeth from Monday to Thursday between 8.30 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. and Fridays between 8.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.

Any person may give notice in writing of an objection to the grant of approval, with reasons for the objection, within 21 days from the date of publication. Any such objection should be sent or delivered to the Proper Officer for Registration (ref. K. Guy) at the address given below:

L.A. Dewison,
Proper Officer for Registration,
Northumberland County Council,
County Hall,
Morpeth,
Northumberland,
NE61 2EF.

Dated 20th April 2017

Election arrangements in Northumberland

Effective: 19 Apr 2017 to 28 Apr 2017

Northumberland County Council and town/parish council elections in Northumberland will take place on Thursday 4th May as planned - with all arrangements as already published.

Following the decision in the House of Commons this afternoon - a General Election will also take place on Thursday 8th June. The council is now putting in place plans and arrangements for this election.

A timetable for the General Election will be established to include notice of election and nomination details and deadlines for candidates. It will also include deadlines for voter registration and for those who wish to have postal or proxy votes.

Please watch the election web pages below for further information.

More about Election arrangements in Northumberland available here

Road Alert : Road closure update - Holeyn Hall Road, Wylam

Effective: 11 Apr 2017 to 12 May 2017

Residents and visitors to the Wylam area are reminded that there is a road closure at Holeyn Hall Road. This is to allow a housing company to install a large diameter sewer for its development at Wylam Hills Farm.

As part of this closure, Bluebell Lane has also had to be closed for safety reasons, with police monitoring the closure.

Signposted diversion routes have been put in place, and motorists are reminded that they should use these at all times.

The diversion route, suitable for all types of traffic, is over Wylam bridge and up to the A695, through Crawcrook and west to the Broomhaugh roundabout, along the A68 then the A69 down to Wylam on the B6528 and Holeyn Hall Road, with the opposite route for return.

The work is scheduled to take up to six weeks.

Road Alert : Road closure update - Holeyn Hall Road, Wylam

Effective: 6 Apr 2017 to 12 May 2017

Residents and visitors to the Wylam area are reminded that there is a road closure at Holeyn Hall Road. This is to allow a housing company to install a large diameter sewer for its development at Wylam Hills Farm.

As part of this closure, Bluebell Lane has also had to be closed for safety reasons.

Signposted diversion routes have been put in place, and motorists are reminded that they should use these at all times.

The diversion route, suitable for all types of traffic, is over Wylam bridge and up to the A695, through Crawcrook and west to the Broomhaugh roundabout, along the A68 then the A69 down to Wylam on the B6528 and Holeyn Hall Road, with the opposite route for return.

The work is scheduled to take up to six weeks.

Highthorn Surface Mine Public Inquiry

Effective: 6 Apr 2017 to 31 May 2017

The public inquiry relating to the application for the Highthorn Surface Mine will begin on Wednesday 31 May 2017 at the Newcastle Falcons Stadium, Kingston Park, Brunton Road, Newcastle.

For more information please view the Public Inquiry Notice on the link below.

More about Highthorn Surface Mine Public Inquiry available here

Uncontested elections in Parish/Town areas

Effective: 5 Apr 2017 to 4 May 2017

You can see a list of uncontested elections in Parish/Town areas at the link below.

More about Uncontested elections in Parish/Town areas available here

Statement of persons nominated in the forthcoming Parish/Town election

Effective: 5 Apr 2017 to 4 May 2017

You can see the statement of persons nominated in the forthcoming Parish/Town elections at the link below.

More about Statement of persons nominated in the forthcoming Parish/Town election available here

Statement of persons nominated in the forthcoming County elections

Effective: 5 Apr 2017 to 4 May 2017

You can find the statement of persons nominated in the forthcoming County elections at the link below.

More about Statement of persons nominated in the forthcoming County elections available here

Vehicle Seizure Notice white Ford Transit panel van AY05 WMV

Effective: 30 Mar 2017 to 24 Apr 2017

Northumberland County Council of County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF
(“the Council”) is the seizure authority for the purposes of regulation 2
of the 2015 Regulations and has seized a white Ford Transit panel
van registration number AY05 WMV together with its contents (“the
seized property”).

The seized property was seized at 09:00 hours on Thursday 30 March
2017 at Kings Park, Scotland Gate, Choppington, Northumberland.
Kings Park,Scotland Gate Choppington, Northumberland.

More about Vehicle Seizure Notice white Ford Transit panel van AY05 WMV available here

School Closures

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Planned Road Closures

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