Neighbourhood Planning

Acklington Parish Council applied to Northumberland County Council to designate the civil parish of Acklington as a neighbourhood area, with the express purpose of preparing a neighbourhood development plan.

The application was approved by Northumberland County Council on 07 February 2018.

Details of this application and the decision can be found under documents.

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Notice of Casual Vacancy



A Vacancy has occurred on the above named Parish Council due to :-






  1. In order for a by-election to be held, 10 electors from the Parish

must make such a request in writing, within 14 days of the date of this notice, (not including Saturdays and Sundays), to the Returning officer at the address given below.


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Co-opted Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen amongst the Members of Acklington Parish Council.  For further information please contact the Clerk.

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Green Dog Walkers Scheme

Green Dog Walkers is a non-confrontational, friendly way to change attitudes about dog fouling in Northumberland. For further information please call 0345 6006400 or visit Green Dog Walkers Scheme. 784 residents of Northumberland have signed up to the scheme since it launched in July 2017.

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Temporary Traffic Regulation Order 104020150

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County Council have made an Order to prohibit the use by vehicular traffic on that section of the C102 Acklington Junction To Guyzance Lee Junction from its junction with the U3033 to its junction with the C100 for 320 metres in the County of Northumberland. The Order is to be effective from the 8th January 2018 until the 8th April 2018 . It is expected that the road will only be closed from the 15th January 2018 until the 19th January 2018 between the hours of 09:00-16:00 during this period.

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Notice is hearby give that by reason of the resignation of Councillor Paul Besford a vacancy has occurred among the members of Acklington Parish Council.


Any person willing to fill this vacancy should apply in writing to the Clerk before 31st December 2017.


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