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Changes to Refuse Collection Routes w/c 22nd October

Northumberland County Council have conducted a review of their refuse collection routes to take into account the additional 11,500 properties that have been built in Northumberland since 2011/12 and added to their refuse collection routes.  In response to this growing demand the Council's 2018/19 revenue budget has made provision for two additional refuse collectoin vehicles and crews.

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Consultation - Council Tax Support Scheme

Northumberland County Council has issued a consultation with regard to reducing the level of council tax support for working age claimants in Northumberland.

The consultation is featured on the Council’s website and runs from 24 September to 2 November.

The link to the consultation is as follows: https://form.northumberland.gov.uk/form/auto/ctax_consultation

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Planned Roadworks - Factory Bridge

Northumberland County Council plan to prohibit the use by vehicular traffic on that section of the C102 from its junction with the C100, to its junction with Guyzance Bridge, Acklington for 70 metres in the County of Northumberland.

The Order is to be effective from the 29th October 2018 until the 29th April 2019 . It is expected that the road will only be closed from the 5th November 2018 until the 10th November 2018 however it will be closed at all times during this period.

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Planned Roadworks C107 WEST CHEVINGTON TO COAL HOUSES NORTH BROOMHILL

The County Council have made an Order to prohibit the use by vehicular traffic on that section of the C107 West Chevington To Coal Houses North Broomhill from its junction with the B6345 heading south for a distance of 1095 metres in the County of Northumberland.

The Order is to be effective from the 8th November 2018 until the 3rd December 2018 . It is expected that the road will only be closed from the 12th November 2018 until the 16th November 2018 between the hours of 08:00 and 17:00 during this period.

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Northumberland Local Plan: Regulation 18 Draft Plan Consultation

The consultation on the draft Northumberland Local Plan commenced today (Wednesday 4 July 2018) and runs until 5pm on Wednesday 15 August 2018.

The consultation document, policies map and supporting documents can be viewed on the NCC website at: www.northumberland.gov.uk/localplan. Hard copies can also be viewed at libraries within Northumberland, Customer Information Centres and County Hall, Morpeth during normal opening hours. Paper copies are also available for purchase.

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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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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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