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Work to get underway to boost town’s trade

Work gets underway next week on a major scheme to re-open Ashington’s main shopping street to traffic.

New developments at Prudhoe Waterworld

Work on state-of-the-art gym and fitness suite is underway

Huge crane swings into action on bypass

One of the biggest pieces of machinery involved in the building of the new Morpeth Northern Bypass has swung into action.

Building work starts on Blyth affordable bungalows

Work has started on a £2.8million Northumberland County Council funded scheme to build new affordable homes in Blyth.

Ashington Leisure Centre wins RIBA Award

The new Ashington Leisure Centre has won a prestigious RIBA North East Award at last week’s 2016 Awards ceremony.

Bin collections one day late – early May bank holiday

All bin collections across Northumberland will be one day late during the week beginning 2nd May.

New BMX track for school obsessed with cycling

The track has been unveiled at Morpeth Road Primary, in Blyth, where pupils are cycle-mad

Everybody Active comes to Northumberland

A month of walking activities at locations across the county

Roads to close temporarily for Saturday's freedom parade

Roads will be closed temporarily in Blyth this Saturday, 30 April, as troops march into town to receive the Freedom of Northumberland.

Top Crime Writer to Visit Ashington

Novelist Helen Cadbury will meet with readers in new library setting

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Family and Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Mon 09 May 2016, 10:00am, Confirmed


Tue 10 May 2016, 10:00am, Confirmed

Chairmen's Group

Tue 10 May 2016, 01:00pm, Proposed

Planning and Rights of Way Committee

Tue 10 May 2016, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Local Services (Rural) Cabinet Advisory Group

Wed 11 May 2016, 10:00am, Confirmed

Local Services (Urban) Cabinet Advisory Group

Wed 11 May 2016, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Health and Wellbeing Board

Thu 12 May 2016, 10:00am, Confirmed

Capital Works Programme Working Group

Thu 12 May 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Housing and Economic Growth Cabinet Advisory Group

Tue 17 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Schools' Forum

Wed 18 May 2016, 09:30am, Proposed

Cabinet/Area Chairs Working Group

Wed 18 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Area Chairs' Briefing

Wed 18 May 2016, 10:30am, Proposed

Family and Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Tue 24 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed


Tue 24 May 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Planning and Performance Committee

Tue 24 May 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Audit Committee

Wed 25 May 2016, 10:15am, Proposed

Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education

Wed 25 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Pension Fund Panel

Fri 27 May 2016, 09:30am, Proposed


Tue 31 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

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Clerical Assistant

To provide a clerical and typing service supporting Safeguarding and Looked After Children services.

Social Worker

To be part of a team providing a 24 hour Care Service within Northumberland.

Full time Assistant Head teacher – St. Wilfrid’s Primary

Required from September 2016 we are seeking to appoint a highly motivated assistant headteacher to join our team.

Cook/Unit Manager - Longhoughton C of E First School

20 hours per week. Term time plus 4 days.

Year 3 Teacher – Maternity Cover Pegswood Primary School

Year 3 teacher required for maternity cover to commence September 2016. Ideally to have experience of teaching KS2.


This is a permanent post, variable hour’s contract between 17-28 hours, initially 28 hours per week, Term Time + 1 day


Salary: TLR2.2 (£4,354)

Required for September 2016

Lunchtime Supervisor- Bedlington West End First School

6.75 hours per week term time only

Maths Teacher (MPS/UPS) Ashington Learning Partnership

This post is initially for one year and would be suitable for both newly qualified or experienced teachers.

IT Technician - Ashington Learning Partnership

Required as soon as possible IT Technician 37 hours per week.

Scale 3 points 14-18 (£16,231-£17,372)

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