Important Alerts and Reminders

Welcome to our alerts page. Here you will find important information about disruptions to council services. These can include school closures, bin collections, winter gritting, path clearance, and road conditions. These alerts can help you stay safe, and help you plan ahead at this time of year. 

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Bin Collection Alert : Garden Waste Bins - Wed 12 Aug - Eastern Way, Ponteland

Effective: 12 Aug 2020 to 13 Aug 2020

Due to operational issues we have been unable to collect the garden waste bins at Eastern Way, Ponteland.

If your bin has not been collected, please put it out again and we will collect in the morning of 13 August

Bin Collection Alert : General Waste Collections

Effective: 11 Aug 2020 to 14 Aug 2020

Due to operational issues we are aware that we have missed some collections within the following areas, Ashington, Newbiggin and Ellington, we have a list of all properties concerned , We ask all residents to take there bins back in if not collected by 18:00 and present them from 07:00 on Friday 14/08/2020 when we will return to collect.

NCC would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Bin Collection Alert : Garden Bin collections in parts of Bedlington, Blyth, Cramlington and Sleekburn

Effective: 11 Aug 2020 to 14 Aug 2020

Due to operational issues, Garden Waste bin collections will be one day later than normal in some parts Bedlington, Blyth, Cramlington and Sleekburn this week.

If your bin has not been collected please put it out again on the day following your normal collection day, when we aim to return to empty it.

Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this causes.

Bin Collection Alert : Bin collections in the Bedlington area - Mon 10 August

Effective: 10 Aug 2020 to 14 Aug 2020

Due to operational issues we have been unable to collect bins in Bedlington and surrounding areas, including parts of Choppington and Stakeford, today (Monday 10).

We ask residents to please put their bins out again on Friday, 14, when we aim to return to collect these bins.

We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.

Street Lighting Outage

Effective: 29 Jul 2020 to 14 Aug 2020

We are aware of an ongoing issue affecting Street Lighting in High Shaw and Linnheads, Prudhoe.

This issue is due to an underground cable fault. We are working to resolve this as quickly as possible.

Thank you for your patience at this time.


School Closures

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