Northumberland County Council
Important Alerts and Reminders
School closures, weather alerts and distruptions to council services are listed below.
planned winter services 7 March
Effective: 7 Mar 2014 to 8 Mar 2014
Planned Winter Services Actions from 17.00 hrs on 7 March.More about planned winter services 7 March available here
Based on the most recent weather forecast we plan to carry out precautionary gritting in the following zones commencing at 17.00 hrs on 7 March.
Zone 1 – Zone 5 - Zone 10 – Zone 12 – Zone 13 – zone 21 - Zone 22 - Zone 23
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.
Any problem areas should be reported to our Customer Services Centre on 0845 600 6400 or firstname.lastname@example.org 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/zones in detail or visit our main website for more detailed winter services advice.
Road Alert : Bondgate Tower road Alnwick closed following traffic accident
Effective: 7 Mar 2014 to 12 Mar 2014
The road which runs through the Bondgate Tower,off Bondgate Within, Alnwick, will be closed until next week after a recent road traffic accident.
The tower was closed this morning for the stone to be examined after a car collided with the tower.
But the inspection found that there was more damage caused than previously thought.
It will be closed until at least Wednesday for emergency repairs to be made.
Heading into Alnwick, from the south, diversions are in place along Hotspur Street and Green Batt.
Garden waste collections – ready for the 2014 season?
Effective: 3 Mar 2014 to 27 Mar 2014
Everyone who used the service last year should have received a letter inviting them to sign up again this year – and providing their unique reference number for payment. More about Garden waste collections – ready for the 2014 season? available here
The annual charge for the service is £24 per wheeled bin, and you can request more than one bin per property.
The first collections for the 2014 season are taking place during the week beginning 3 March or week beginning 10 March, depending on where you live.
If you’re a new customer contact us to find out if we can collect from your property by email to email@example.com or phone 0845 600 6400.
To find out more or to pay for the service online visit www.northumberland.gov.uk/garden
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