Northumberland County Council
Important Alerts and Reminders
School closures, weather alerts and distruptions to council services are listed below.
Online Admissions Unavailable 26th and 27th September 2014
Effective: 10 Sep 2014 to 27 Sep 2014
Online Admissions will be unavailable from 5.00pm on Friday 26th September 2014 until Noon Saturday 27th September for essential maintenance.
Road Alert : A1 closed from East Ord - Scremerston at weekends starting Fri 12th Sept for 6 wks
Effective: 12 Sep 2014 to 20 Oct 2014
Please be advised of the intended full closure of the north and southbound carriageways of the A.1 between East Ord roundabout and Scremerston, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland.More about Road Alert : A1 closed from East Ord - Scremerston at weekends starting Fri 12th Sept for 6 wks available here
The closure is scheduled to commence on Friday 12th September 2014 and carried out over the following 6 weekends, and is necessary for the complete removal and resurfacing of this section of A.1.
The closures will operate between 20.00 hrs on Friday until 06.00hrs Monday.
There will be a signed local diversion in operation, although this may not be suitable for all abnormal loads. There will be abnormal load holding areas and telephone contact details of the traffic safety officer, who will provide advice and assistance in negotiating the works.
Abnormal loads wishing to travel to or from Scotland, during these closures, should consider using the A.1 - A.69 - M.6 - A.74(M) as an alternative route.
This work is being carried out by the Highways agency who look after the A1.
Library Alert : Building Refurbishment Taking Place at Morpeth Library
Effective: 26 Aug 2014 to 10 Oct 2014
Due to improvement works to take place at the rear of this building, there may be some noise during the next few weeks. Starting 26th August until 10th October. In addition, areas of the First Floor may be sectioned off for safety reasons. We will try to maintain services throughout this time. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
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