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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LIBRARY ALERT: Bedlington Library will be closed on Sat 25th May

Bedlington Library will be closed on Saturday 25th May. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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CIVIL MARRIAGE PREMISES APPLICATION: The Holiday Inn, Great North Road, Seaton Burn (renewal)

A Civil Marriage Premises Application Renewal

The Holiday Inn, Great North Road, Seaton Burn - The Marriages and Civil Partnerships (Approved Premises) Regulations 2005.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Mr Peter Auld has applied for The Holiday Inn, Great North Road, Seaton Burn to be approved for the solemnisation of civil marriages and formation of civil partnerships in accordance with the Marriage Act 1949 (as amended) and the Civil Partnerships Act 2004.

A copy of the application and plan accompanying it may be inspected at County Hall, Morpeth from Monday to Thursday between 8.30 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. and Fridays between 8.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.

Any person may give notice in writing of an objection to the grant of approval, with reasons for the objection, within 21 days from the date of publication. Any such objection should be sent or delivered to the Proper Officer for Registration (Ref A.Thorns) at the address given below:

K.Lounton
Proper Officer for Registration
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Dated 20th May 2024


LIBRARY ALERT: Allendale Library will be closing at the earlier time of 1pm on Thurs 23rd May

Allendale Library will be closing at the earlier time of 1pm on Thursday 23rd May. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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ROAD ALERT: Overnight Works in Seaton Delaval (3rd to 22nd June 2024)

In order to install the new entrance junction, traffic signals and utility connections for the Seaton Delaval Station, we will be undertaking overnight works on a section of the A192.


To allow this work to be undertaken safely, overnight full road closures will need to be in place from Monday 3rd June 2024 until Saturday 22 June 2024 between the hours of 11:50 pm to 6:00 am on the A192, Astley Road between The Hastings Arms and the roundabout outside of Delaval Court. Prior to the full road closure, temporary traffic lights will be in place between the hours of 8:00 pm and 11:50 pm.


Please note that these works were due to start on Monday 27th May and have been delayed by a week due to other works in the local area.


There will be access for pedestrians at all times and special arrangements are in place for the bus services along Astley Road to remain on their usual route.

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ROAD ALERT: Overnight Road Closures on A1061 South Newsham Road (from Monday 20th May)

In order to complete works to the new roundabouts on South Newsham Road (A1061) to the west and east of the Newsham station, works will need to take place which will require full road closures.

The surfacing for the new west roundabout will require full road closures each night between the hours 8pm to 6am from Monday 20 May 2024 to Thursday 23 May 2024.

During this period vehicles will be diverted via A192 (Seaton Delaval, A190 (to Seaton Sluice), A193 (Links Road).

Please note pedestrian access will be maintained throughout.


The surfacing for the new east roundabout on South Newsham Road (A1061) will require full road closures each night between the hours 8pm to 6pm on Thursday 23 May 2024 to Friday 24 May 2024 and Tuesday 28 May to Friday 31 May 2024.

During this period vehicles will be diverted via A193 (Rotary Way), B1523 (Plessey Road), B1523 (Newcastle Road).

Please note pedestrian access will be maintained throughout.


In addition to the works above, cleaning and surveying of the existing drainage network on the west side of the railway line will be undertaken. This will take place on Wednesday 22 May 2024 between 8pm and 6am, within the existing closure on the west side.

On Thursday 23 May 2024 and Saturday 25 May 2024 between 8pm and 6am, works will be completed on the A1061

Traffic lights will be in place during these works. Access to Railway Cottages and Blagdon Drive will be maintained

To view maps and more information about the works click on the link below

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GENERAL ALERT: Overnight Level Crossing Closures at Blyth Bebside (19th to 24th May 2024)

We will be testing the new level crossing equipment at Blyth Bebside Level Crossing between Sunday 19 May and Friday 24 May
This work will take place at night between the hours of 10:30pm and 6am. This will involve the activation of the crossing alarms and lights as well as raising and lowering the level crossing barrier.

There will need to be a full road and footway closure over the Blyth Bebside crossing while the works are taking place. A diversionary route, which has been agreed with the council, will be in place for your convenience and a free shuttle bus will be provided for pedestrians.

Click on the link to view The timetable for the free shuttle bus

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GENERAL ALERT: Overnight Works in Seaton Delaval (27th May to 22nd June 2024)

In order to install the new entrance junction, traffic signals and utility connections for the Seaton Delaval Station, we will be undertaking overnight works on a section of the A192.


To allow this work to be undertaken safely, overnight full road closures will need to be in place from Monday 27 May 2024 until Saturday 22 June 2024 between the hours of 11:50 pm to 6:00 am on the A192, Astley Road between The Hastings Arms and the roundabout outside of Delaval Court. Prior to the full road closure, temporary traffic lights will be in place between the hours of 8:00 pm and 11:50 pm.


There will be access for pedestrians at all times and special arrangements are in place for the bus services along Astley Road to remain on their usual route.

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Planned Road Closures

View our planned roadworks using the interactive map here