Northumberland County Council

Important Alerts and Reminders

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

Winter Alert : Planned Winter Services Actions from 16:00hrs on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Effective: 4 Mar 2015 to 5 Mar 2015

Planned Winter Services Actions from 16:00hrs on Wednesday 4 March 2015
Based on the most recent weather forecast we plan to carry out precautionary gritting on the Allendale route commencing at 16:00hrs on 4th March.
Should conditions change significantly we will issue another alert to inform you of our planned action.
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
Dry and breezy today with clear spells this evening and through the first part of the night. Cloud will gradually increase from the west lifting RST's in the early hours. Most roads expected to remain above freezing with the exception of the very highest routes where hoar frost could develop.
Be aware of possible freezing conditions and drive with care.
Any problem areas should be reported to our Customer Services Centre on 0845 600 6400 or you can report via www.northumberland.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=703 which will then be logged directly on our Severe Weather system and appropriate action will be taken.
Please click on the link below to view all of our gritting routes in detail or visit our main website for more detailed winter services advice.




More about Winter Alert : Planned Winter Services Actions from 16:00hrs on Wednesday 4 March 2015 available here

Winter Alert : Planned Winter Services Actions from 16:00hrs on Tuesday 3 March 2015

Effective: 3 Mar 2015 to 4 Mar 2015

Planned Winter Services Actions from 16:00hrs on Tuesday 3 March 2015
Based on the most recent weather forecast we plan to carry out precautionary gritting in all routes commencing at 16:00hrs on 3rd March, and then in all routes commencing at 04:30hrs on 4th March 2015
Should conditions change significantly we will issue another alert to inform you of our planned action.
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
Sunny spells and some heavy showers this afternoon with a risk of hail, sleet and wet snow. Showers will continue this evening and into the early hours but drying up thereafter. Small accumulations of less than 1cm are possible tonight above 200 metres. RST’s widely below freezing giving a risk of icy stretches. Patchy hoar frost is also possible over higher ground.
Be aware of possible freezing conditions and drive with care.
Any problem areas should be reported to our Customer Services Centre on 0845 600 6400 or you can report via www.northumberland.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=703 which will then be logged directly on our Severe Weather system and appropriate action will be taken.
Please click on the link below to view all of our gritting routes in detail or visit our main website for more detailed winter services advice.




More about Winter Alert : Planned Winter Services Actions from 16:00hrs on Tuesday 3 March 2015 available here

Middle, High and Secondary School Places September 2015

Effective: 25 Feb 2015 to 6 Mar 2015

Parents of Middle, High and Secondary children who are in the transfer group for a school place for September 2015, and who have applied on time, will be advised of their child’s school place on the 27 February 2015.

Further information is available by following the link below:

More about Middle, High and Secondary School Places September 2015 available here

Garden Waste Cash Payments

Effective: 17 Feb 2015 to 30 Apr 2015

Customers should be aware that over the counter payments for the garden waste service can be made at our INFORMATION CENTRES only. This does not include the libraries at Prudhoe and Amble. A full list of our Information centres can be found following the link below.

More about Garden Waste Cash Payments available here

Local Highways Maintenance Challenge Fund

Effective: 9 Feb 2015 to 31 Mar 2015

NCC have submitted an application for the Local Highways Maintenance Challenge Fund. Our application documents for both the Small Schemes Bid and the Large Schemes Bid can be viewed by following the link below.

More about Local Highways Maintenance Challenge Fund available here

 

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