In February and March, Healthwatch Northumberland conducts its annual survey asking the people of Northumberland their views on all aspects of health and social care. This gives them valuable information about where to focus their work. They also share this information in their annual report so that service providers can reflect, gain an insight into public opinion and improve their services in the future.
Officers from Amble and Alnwick Neighbourhood took part in a local Checkpoint operation yesterday targeting rural crime and travelling criminals. Areas included Acklington, Warkworth, Hazon, Shilbottle and Bilton. Although a number of vehicles were stopped and checked everything was in order.
Please remember to continue to report suspicious activity to Northumbria Police, either via 101 or if a you think a crime is taking place dial 999.
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Please note that this is a full meeting of the LAC, with planning business from 3pm, and other LAC business, including public question time, from 6pm. A presentation on the NCC budget will also be presented.
Comments on the ‘Publication Draft’ of the Northumberland Local Plan will be invited by Northumberland County Council during a six week period between 30 January 2019 and 13 March 2019.
The draft of the Publication version of the Local Plan and the Policies Map was agreed by the NCC on 9th January. The minutes and the draft of the publication can be accessed from the following link: http://committee.northumberland.gov.uk/Meeting.aspx?MeetID=9385
Real Christmas trees can be recycled into good quality compost or soil conditioner, or into chippings. You can take them to your local household waste recovery centre during normal site opening times- 8am to 6pm – where they are collected and recycled along with other items of garden waste. Northumberland County Council have also arranged additional collection points across the county. Please ensure that you have deposited your tree there by the end date.
Notice is hereby given that 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, applications will be considered for co-option at the meeting of the Council held on 5th March 2019.
1. A Vacancy has occurred on the above named Parish Council due to :- THE RESIGNATION OF CLLR ALISON SHARPE
2. 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.
3. If notice in writing is not forthcoming from 10 electors, then the existing Parish Councillors may then fill the vacancy by co-option.
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.
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
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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