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 18:00 hrs on Thursday 18th December 2014
Effective: 18 Dec 2014 to 19 Dec 2014
Planned Winter Services Actions from 18:00 hrs on Thursday 18th December 2014More about Winter Alert : Planned Winter Services Actions from 18:00 hrs on Thursday 18th December 2014 available here
Based on the most recent weather forecast we plan to carry out precautionary gritting in the following zones commencing at 18.00 hrs on Thursday 18th December 2014.
Zone 1 – Zone 5 - Zone 10 – Zone 12 – Zone 13
We also plan to carry out precautionary gritting in the following zones commencing at 05.00 hrs on Friday 19th December 2014.
Zone 1 – Zone 5 - Zone 10 – Zone 12 – Zone 13 – Zone 22 - Zone 23
Should conditions change significantly we will issue another alert to inform you of our planned action.
Cloudy and windy this afternoon with outbreaks of rain which could be heavy at times. The rain is forecast to clear around 18:00 with the cloud breaking to give clear spells through the rest of the evening and overnight. There is a risk of icy roads at higher levels where roads are still wet from the earlier rain.
Friday morning is expected to be windy with scattered showers although lengthy drier periods are forecast east of high 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/zones in detail or visit our main website for more detailed winter services advice.
Library Alert : Bellingham Library Access
Effective: 3 Dec 2014 to 26 Dec 2014
There is still safe access to Bellingham Library while the Town Hall is being re-roofed although the disabled parking bays have been cordoned off due to the scaffolding that has been erected. Staff will assist anyone who has difficulty with access while the disabled parking bays are temporarily unavailable. The builders hope to complete the works by Christmas.
Portal Open - Online Admissions Primary and First School
Effective: 3 Nov 2014 to 15 Jan 2015
Starting School in September 2015.More about Portal Open - Online Admissions Primary and First School available here
The portal is now open for applications to start School in September 2015 for children whose date of birth is between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011.
Parents should note that the closing date for applications is the 15 January 2015. You must apply by this date either online or by returning a paper application form if you are unable to apply online. Any evidence to support your application must be submitted by this date.
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